Presentations from New Homes and Our Health event

Presentations from New Homes and Our Health event

Thank you to all the delegates who attended our New Homes and Our Health event on Thursday 6th July in Sheffield. The presentations are now available to download.
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Case Study Submission

Case Study Submission

Project Details Project Name Location Project Summary (300 words) Key Information (i.e. project team, cost, completion date) Awards Project Images Image attachment 1 Image attachment 2 Image attachment 3 Image attachment 4 Image attachment 5 Your Information Your Full Name (required) Your Company Name (required) Your Email Address (required) I
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URBED

URBED

URBED (Urbanism, Environment and Design) does what our name suggests we specialise in urban design and sustainability in an urban context. We work across the UK from our base in Manchester, for public and private sector clients. Our background is in urban regeneration, something that remains close to our heart.
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University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Located in the heart of London, the University of Westminster offers over 300 degree courses and is home to over 20000 students from 150 nations. We have been making great strides towards reducing the environmental impact of campus operations and activities. From incorporating sustainability into procurement to supporting staff and student led
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University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

We're a member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities. Our outstanding performance for excellent teaching and research, as part of a genuinely global community, is consistently confirmed by international independent assessments. Fionn Stevenson is Head of The University of Sheffield School of Architecture. She is also Co-Director
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University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

In 2017, the University of Hertfordshire celebrates 25 years of being a university and 65 years of delivering first class higher education. Our history goes back to 1941 when Hertfordshire County Council entered in to partnership with the de Havilland Aircraft Company to train 15 and 16 year old aircraft
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University College London (UCL)

University College London (UCL)

  Individually, our schools and sections lead their fields. In partnership, they develop new responses to pressing world issues. As a whole, they represent a world-leading, multidisciplinary faculty, united by the radical spirit of UCL. Together, in the heart of London, with a wealth of resources, partners and urban history
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UKGBC

UKGBC

UKGBC is a charity and an industry-led network with a mission to radically improve the sustainability of the built environment. With over 400 member organisations spanning the entire value chain, we represent the voice of the industry’s current and future leaders striving for transformation change. We inspire, challenge and empower
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Town and Country Planning Association

Town and Country Planning Association

The Town and Country Planning Association campaigns for the reform of the UK’s planning system to make it more responsive to people’s needs and aspirations and to promote sustainable development. The TCPA occupies a unique position, overlapping with those involved in the development industry, the environmental movement and those concerned
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Tarmac Services Ltd

Tarmac Services Ltd

Tarmac is the leading sustainable building materials group in the UK. Innovative products, solutions and services are designed to contribute to the development of infrastructure across the UK and to enable a more sustainable built environment for the long term future of the country. A nationwide network of sites provides
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Sweco

Sweco

A forward-thinking engineering consultancy, Sweco combines a multi-disciplinary approach with access to international expertise to deliver robust and sustainable solutions. With 14,500 employees, Sweco is the leading engineering, environmental and design consultancy in Europe which plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. Each year, Sweco carries out
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Studio Partington

Studio Partington

We are committed to minimising the environmental impact of our buildings. We advocate a commonsense approach based on passive design; an efficient building envelope and closing the gap between predicted and actual energy consumption. Website: http://www.studiopartington.co.uk
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Specific

Specific

The SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) has developed the buildings as power stations vision where integrated systems allow buildings to generate, store and release their own energy. The centre brings together world class academic and industrial expertise in a range of technology areas that include photovoltaics, solar thermal, heat
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Solar Trade Association

Solar Trade Association

Since 1978, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has worked to promote the benefits of solar energy and to make its adoption easy and profitable for domestic and commercial users. A not-for-profit association, we are funded entirely by our membership, which includes installers, manufacturers, distributors, large scale developers, investors and law
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Sidey

Sidey

Established 1932, Sidey is a highly experience specialist in the manufacture and installation of windows and doors. Skilled providers of innovative, thermally efficient fenestration solutions and highly accredited, you are guaranteed high quality products and service. Today the company continues to push the boundaries of innovation for fenestration solutions and
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Renson Fabrications Ltd

Renson Fabrications Ltd

RENSON® is a ventilation and solar shading specialist. RENSON® products have been designed to improve the indoor air quality and comfort for those in residential and commercial buildings as well as reduce the energy costs. RENSON® has a range of louvres, trickle ventilators, brise soleil and external blind solutions. Website: http://www.rensonuk.net/
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Rationel Windows (UK) Ltd

Rationel Windows (UK) Ltd

Good, solid quality workmanship has characterised Rationel's windows and doors since the first products were shipped from our factory in Sdr. Felding in 1954. On that basis, Rationel has created a sound foundation, and is today an international company with sales activities in Denmark, Great Britain and Ireland. Rationel manufactures
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Radclyffe Associates Ltd

Radclyffe Associates Ltd

Fuelled by a desire to emulate the efficiency of the termite mounds in the Northern Territory of Australia, Simon uses natural materials and construction methods to create contemporary family homes, concentrating on the wellbeing of the inhabitants. Website: http://www.radclyffe.biz
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Prince's Foundation

Prince’s Foundation

The Prince’s Foundation is an educational charity which exists to improve the quality of people’s lives by teaching and practising timeless and ecological ways of planning, designing and building. The Foundation believes that green construction needs to be a combination of robust thermal efficiency in individual buildings, with broader agenda
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Phase Energy Ltd.

Phase Energy Ltd.

We are a consultancy specialising in phase change materials. We assist clients with the development of PCMs, methods of entrapment, use in construction materials, advice on testing etc. Website: http:// www.phase-energy.com
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Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University has over 150 years of history. We started out as a small School of Art in borrowed teaching rooms and have grown into one of the UK's top modern universities with a local, national and international reputation for teaching and research excellence. Website: https://www.brookes.ac.uk/
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One Brighton (New England Quarter) Management Ltd

One Brighton (New England Quarter) Management Ltd

One Brighton (New England Quarter) Management Company manages the One Brighton estate of 172 flats and 20,000 sq ft of commercial and community space. The company undertakes full maintenance and management of the estate as well as providing the services of a full time green facilities manager.
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NHBC

NHBC

Established in 1936 as a non-profit distributing company, NHBC's role is to raise standards in the new house-building industry and provide consumer protection for new home buyers. NHBC's 10-year Buildmark warranty covers around 80% of new homes in the UK each year. NHBC is the UK's leading warranty and insurance
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Melius Homes Ltd

Melius Homes Ltd

Melius Homes takes responsibility for all aspects of a project from concept design to performance in use. We design, fabricate and construct new homes and transform existing dwellings using a precision engineered,panellised structural timber solution, built off-site to ensure quality and reduce the impact on householders and neighbours from works on site. We care about how
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MEARU

MEARU

The Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit (MEARU) has been in operation for over 20 years and has an established track record of high quality research in environmental architecture. MEARU has a long history of working with user groups in relation to housing, but its remit now includes all aspects of
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Mandarin Research Ltd

Mandarin Research Ltd

Mandarin Research Limited, run by Nicola O’Connor, is a London-based company providing high-quality consultancy and research services for organisations working to deliver robust building energy efficiency policies and improve the resilience of the building stock to climate change. Nicola worked for the UK Government for over 10 years as a
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Loughborough University

Loughborough University

The School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University is one of the largest in the UK. The aim is to develop the skills required to face the challenges of our increasingly complex built environment. Teaching and research are integrated to support the technical and commercial needs of both
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Lightup Analytics Ltd

Lightup Analytics Ltd

LightUp Analytics is a sophisticated Daylight, Sunlight and Skylight modelling tool. It puts critical information at your fingertips when you need it most – at the Design and Analysis Stage of the development of a scheme. LightUp Analytics is a powerful Daylight and Sunlight Modelling software tool that is used
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Kiwa UK

Kiwa UK

With many years of experience in the solid fuel, gas and oil industry, Kiwa Gastec provides energy consultancy, product testing and training to the public and private sector throughout the UK and abroad. Established in the 1930s, the business is located in Gloucestershire. With state of the art testing facilities
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Jon Broome Architects

Jon Broome Architects

Designing sustainable homes Developing sustainable policies and briefs Advising on sustainable construction, specifications and suppliers Bringing together theory and practice to create environmentally sustainable and affordable housing. Building on 20 years of experience of ‘green’ building to incorporate the most cost effective and trouble free measures into the mainstream. Website:
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JTP

JTP

John Thompson & Partners is an international placemaking practice, with extensive experience of delivering successful projects for both public and private sectors throughout the UK, Europe, China, Russia and the Middle East. We use participatory techniques pioneered and honed over two decades to build collaborative visions for our projects with
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Iceni Projects Ltd

Iceni Projects Ltd

Iceni Projects is an award winning planning consultancy with specialist teams in the fields of delivery, design, engagement, heritage, planning, sustainable development, and transportation. Formed in 2005, Iceni is now the market leader and preferred consultancy for a fast growing number of clients. From our offices in London and, more
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Homes and Communities Agency (HCA)

Homes and Communities Agency (HCA)

Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is the national housing and regeneration delivery agency for England, with an annual investment budget of more than £5bn. The HCA was formed on 1 December 2008, is a non-departmental public body and our sponsor government department is Communities and Local Government (CLG). Our role
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Hoare LEA LLP

Hoare LEA LLP

Hoare Lea is a highly successful, award-winning firm of consulting engineers, specialising in mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) engineering, and is the largest of its kind in the UK. Founded in 1862, Hoare Lea remains an independent partnership, with 11 offices throughout the UK and a growing international presence.
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Four Walls

Four Walls

Four Walls are a specialist company offering building performance advisory and evaluation services to building owners and the construction industry. The company undertakes building fabric and services inspections, both during- and post-construction to advise how a building can be optimised in terms of its energy and resource use and occupant
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Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects LLP

Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects LLP

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios are an award-winning practice with an international reputation for design quality, for pioneering environmental expertise and a radical architectural approach. Website: http://www.fcbstudios.com
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Eurban Ltd

Eurban Ltd

Eurban's unique position as a leading specialist timber contractor, as well as engineer, means that during the collaborative process of design development, structural design decisions are made with full consideration for buildabilty, cost and programme. Involvement from a specialist timber engineer ensures construction phase risks are identified and mitigated early
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Environomic

Environomic

Environomic is an independent home energy consultancy. We offer energy proficiency surveys, SAP assessments on new build, whole house energy strategies for existing properties. Also solar PV surveys for Stroma network. Website: http://www.environomic.co.uk
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Willmott Dixon Energy Services

Willmott Dixon Energy Services

Willmott Dixon Energy Services specialise in delivering high quality, energy efficiency schemes in local communities. As energy specialists, our team help counteract the rising costs of energy for residents and homeowners around the UK by delivering a diverse range of expertise and experience. We work extensively, in partnership, with local
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Winckworth Sherwood

Winckworth Sherwood

Winckworth Sherwood provides a wide range of legal services to a diverse range of businesses, not for profit organisations and private individuals. The firm has evolved over two centuries through our relationships with key clients and the particular skills and interests of our lawyers. Our vision is to lead in
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XCO2 Energy

XCO2 Energy

XCO2 Energy specialises in low-carbon and passive strategies for the built environment and beyond. We are a multidisciplinary group with backgrounds in engineering, architecture and environmental science, working as consultants for single homes, multi-residential sites and masterplans, as well as carbon management and energy audits for companies and businesses. We
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Zehnder Group UK

Zehnder Group UK

We spend 70% of our time indoors, mostly in our homes. The air we breathe and the way we feel are crucial to our well-being and health. We help ensure that anyone designing homes receives the guidance and support needed to specify world class heating, cooling and ventilation strategies that
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Energy Saving Trust

Energy Saving Trust

The UK is committed to achieving an 80 per cent reduction in carbon emissions by 2050. To address these challenges we all need to reduce our energy consumption and accelerate a move to sustainable, low carbon lifestyles. We are a leading and trusted organisation helping people save energy every day. Our experts
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Encraft

Encraft

If you’re passionate about cutting carbon or reducing your energy bills, it’s reassuring to have Encraft’s expertise on your side. Our respected consultants are leaders in their fields and have been involved in some of the most innovative projects of recent years. We specialise in building physics (including Passivhaus), distributed
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Eltek Limited

Eltek Limited

Eltek specialises in custom made portable data logging systems to satisfy a wide range of user requirements. Our datalogging systems can be divided into two categories: Wired Loggers, which allow the user to directly connect a number of sensors to the datalogger itself GenII Telemetry systems, which consist of a
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Ecology Building Society

Ecology Building Society

Ecology Building Society provides ethical savings accounts and green mortgages for properties that benefit the environment. The prime focus of the Society is to promote an ecological approach to the built environment in the UK, and thereby foster sustainable communities. We seek to minimise energy use and waste in both
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Cygnus Homes

Cygnus Homes

CYGNUS homes makes a range of Low Energy Houses offering optimum energy performance with no cost premium. With a range of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom house types, configurable in semi-detached, link-detached and terraced formats we meet the challenging new space standards for accessibility (Category 2) with consistent quality in
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The Concrete Centre/ Mineral Products Association

The Concrete Centre/ Mineral Products Association

The Concrete Centre provides the latest technical guidance, project exemplars and design innovations relating to concrete and masonry solutions. Our aim is to enable house-builders and designers to provide cost-effective, robust, energy efficient, adaptable, high performance housing. The Concrete Centre is part of the Mineral Products Association (MPA). Website: http://www.concretecentre.com
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Cullinan Studio

Cullinan Studio

Cullinan Studio began designing Good Homes in 1964, when Ted Cullinan built himself a passive solar house in Camden Town (recently listed Grade 2*). Their recent major housing includes a series of mixed use inner city regeneration schemes in Penarth, Bristol Harbourside and Stonebridge in west London. The Bristol and
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Pollard Thomas Edwards LLP

Pollard Thomas Edwards LLP

Pollard Thomas Edwards architects (PTEa) offers a unique combination of commercial acumen, design talent and social commitment. Our rigorous, questioning approach produces design solutions that are intelligent, imaginative and which add value and joy. We work closely and collaboratively with our clients, forging long term relationships. We place great importance
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Checkmate

Checkmate

Checkmate is the first and only Carbon Neutral new home warranty provider in the UK. Our innovative approach to latent defects insurance, which combines traditional on-site inspection methods with the latest online technology, helps us deliver products and service standards well above the norm whilst benefiting the environment and being
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Brooks Development

Brooks Development

Brooks Development Practice - an energy, ecology and environmental consultancy.  Our clients include property developers, architectural practices, planning consultancies, local authorities, and renewable energy developers. The staff at BD Practice are passionate about helping to create a sustainable environment. We also recognise the many constraints and challenges faced by new development. This breadth of knowledge
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British Blind & Shutter Association

British Blind & Shutter Association

The British Blind and Shutter Association (BBSA) is the only national trade association for companies that manufacture, supply and install interior and exterior blinds, awnings, security grilles and shutters and associated motor and control systems. Website: www.bbsa.org.uk
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British Gypsum seek partners to develop case studies that demonstrate benefits of alternative material use

British Gypsum seek partners to develop case studies that demonstrate benefits of alternative material use

The Innovation Team at British Gypsum, a Good Homes Alliance Leader Member, are seeking to work with fellow GHA members to develop in-market evidence based case studies - to demonstrate commercial & brand benefits can be gained from the use of alternative materials.
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Alternative Housing Delivery Models

Alternative Housing Delivery Models

This proposal for an Alternative Housing Delivery Models (AHDM) working group  has been created to bring together a number of stakeholders with the aim of enabling a step change in the volume delivery of alternative non solely speculative housing schemes.
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Jon Bootland

Jon Bootland

Jon Bootland is Director of the Sustainable Development Foundation (SD Foundation), which works to promote a radical step change in sustainability performance of the UK built environment, with a particular focus on clients and investors. Through this work, Jon has been Director of the Good Homes Alliance (GHA) and the
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Avoiding Overheating

Avoiding Overheating

The GHA has undertaken two pieces of work in this field: An in depth study funded by the Technology Strategy Board into the potential for overheating in UK apartments, using the ‘One Brighton’ development as a case study. An investigation, funded by DECC and the HCA, undertaken in partnership with the
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Ventilation and indoor air quality (VIAQ)

Ventilation and indoor air quality (VIAQ)

A project funded by the NHBC Foundation to identify good practice approaches to ventilation and low energy building design, that lead to good indoor air quality. The project gathered data from leading-edge projects that have recently been completed, covering whole house, mechanical extract, passive and natural ventilation solutions, and will examine
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Performance Improvement

Performance Improvement

Performance Testing The GHA led on a number of performance monitoring studies funded by the Department of Communities and Local Government, Energy Saving Trust and NHBC Foundation. Phase 1: Fabric testing – Provision of technical support for GHA Developers in monitoring the fabric performance of their dwellings Phase 1A covers
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TO BE ARCHIVED

TO BE ARCHIVED

POLICY BRE’s Green Guide to Specification ARCHIVE The GHA prepared a critique paper of BRE’s Green Guide to Specification, written by Neil May of Natural Building Technologies and Gary Newman of Plant Fibre Technology. The critique highlighted a number of concerns raised by GHA members related to the use of the
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Baily Garner LLP

Baily Garner LLP

Founded in 1976, Baily Garner LLP now employs over 170 staff in London and Birmingham. One of the industry's leading multi-skilled consultancies, our primary roles include architecture, building surveying, sustainability and energy assessments, employer's agent services, quantity surveying, master planning, partnering management and project management services. Our sister organisation, Baily
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Apex Acoustics Ltd

Apex Acoustics Ltd

Apex Acoustics is the leading acoustic and air tightness consultancy based in the north of England. We operate nationally, consulting on design strategies and details, and undertaking testing for all types of buildings. We are UKAS accredited for acoustic and air tightness testing, and Board level members of both the
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ALP Architects

ALP Architects

Award winning architects, specialising in housing for private clients and housing projects; new build and conversion; urban and rural. ALP has successfully secured an Ecohomes "Excellent" rating for a village development of nine houses, and seeks developer and private clients who aspire to zero carbon homes, or to build Code
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Aereco

Aereco

Aereco Aereco develops, innovates and manufactures ventilation solutions for residential and commercial buildings with a key concept, the modulation of airflow rates based on need. From natural through hybrid to mechanical ventilation, Aereco provides a wide range of solutions that find a balance between Indoor Air Quality and Energy Savings
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The Triangle, Swindon

The Triangle, Swindon

GHA member HAB's first project, this is a small site tucked away in suburban Swindon. The Triangle provides a contemporary take on the city’s Victorian railway heritage with its refreshed version of the much-loved train workers cottages. Developed in partnership with the GreenSquare Group.
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History

History

The Good Homes Alliance was established in 2007 and now has over 70 members that include, architects, planners, developers, universities, local authorities, urban designers, consultants, building professionals and suppliers. Over the past 10 years the GHA has led the way on a number of important research projects, in partnership with leading
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Kingerlee Homes

Kingerlee Homes

With increased concern about global warming, Kingerlee Homes made the decision to build homes to much higher standards. Our first such scheme at Lincoln Grove at Bladon in Oxfordshire achieved the highest possible environment build standard, known as EcoHomes Excellent. We believe it is the first scheme of its kind
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Hab Housing

Hab Housing

HAB stands for Happiness Architecture Beauty. These are the values we hold dear. We were set up by Kevin McCloud in 2007 to challenge the way identikit volume housing was built in the UK. The houses and places we build respect the local context and biodiversity; are strongly rooted in
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Greenoak Housing Association

Greenoak Housing Association

Greenoak is a small developing housing association working in Surrey and Sussex. Since 2000 we have addressed the linked themes of sustainability, design quality and construction performance through a quality-driven development process. Our central tenet is ‘liveability’: simple, passive solutions that will minimise the risk of problems for tenants and
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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council is one of the first local authorities in the country to re-establish its own house building programme. We have a strong commitment not just to ensure that new housing is built and can be maintained to high sustainability standards, but that it has a positive impact on
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Local Authority Building Control

Local Authority Building Control

LABC represents all local authority building control teams in England and Wales. It helps local authority members to partner with homes builders and work cooperatively with customers to create high quality, high performing homes. LABC undertakes research, supports Zero Carbon Hub and works with many industry partners to develop new
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Key

Key

Key is a full service marketing communications agency, dedicated to the property industry. We are a values driven team of people, passionate about outstanding creativity and solutions which positively impact our clients businesses. We listen to people and understand where they want or need to be, and are ready to
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Mike Roberts

Mike Roberts

Mike is a chartered surveyor with 30 years experience. Mike was Managing Partner/Director of Gooch and Wagstaff/ Gooch Webster, before becoming a Director of Colliers. He then established his own Sustainable Development Consultancy, which operated out of Bristol advising a range of occupiers and property owners. Mike is now Managaging
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Emma Davies

Emma Davies

Emma works for Cambridge City Council as Senior Sustainability Officer (Design and Construction), which involves helping to deliver environmentally sustainable development through the promotion and application of sustainable construction practise in new private and public developments within the City. In recent years, Emma has developed an interest in integrating climate
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Paul Everall CBE

Paul Everall CBE

Paul Everall CBE has been Chief Executive of LABC since its formation in 2005. It is the representative body for the building control teams in local authorities and aims to ensure they provide an efficient, customer-friendly service to developers and other clients, and that Government and industry is fully aware
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Zero Energy Buildings

Zero Energy Buildings

The ZEB working group exists to help industry and Government to envision, realise, and plan for new housing as zero energy or net carbon neutral/positive.
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Overheating Solutions for New Homes

Overheating Solutions for New Homes

The Overheating Solutions for New Homes working group has been formed to help the industry address the growing problem of overheating in homes, with the consequent risks to health, well-being, and asset value.
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The Good Homes Alliance Manifesto - A Charter for Responsible Housing

The Good Homes Alliance Manifesto – A Charter for Responsible Housing

As we face an uncertain climate future, every industry and sector has a responsibility to mitigate its impact on the climate, including the construction of new homes. Until very recently new home standards were being improved on a regular basis via the Building Regulations and via progressive policies at a
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GHA Response to SAP Consultation 2017

GHA Response to SAP Consultation 2017

The GHA submitted a response to the SAP Consultation 2017. Download
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British Gypsum

British Gypsum

British Gypsum, part of the Saint-Gobain group, is the UK’s leading manufacturer of interior lining systems. Our mission is to develop innovative products and services that help customers build better spaces to live, work and play. In every kind of building – from home to work, from the local supermarket
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New GHA Manifesto launched at Ecobuild 2017

New GHA Manifesto launched at Ecobuild 2017

We launched our new manifesto - 'A Charter for Responsible Housebuilding' at Ecobuild on Wednesday 8th March 2017. It's been 10 years since the GHA was formed and we believe our message on quality sustainable housing is as important as ever!
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BSRIA

BSRIA

BSRIA is a test, instruments, research and consultancy organisation, providing specialist services in construction and building services. It provides testing of all building types for Building Regulation Compliance as well as advice and investigations for building performance, energy efficiency and occupant comfort. As a member-based association, profits are invested in
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Board

Lynne Sullivan OBE

Lynne Sullivan OBE

Lynne is a practising Architect and was founding Partner of sustainableBYdesign, finalists in all 2010-2012 BRE Passivhaus housing Competitions. Previously Lynne was Sustainability Director for 9 years at Broadway Malyan, and for 10 years Associate Director at ECD Architects, which pioneered an energy- and environment-conscious approach to design. As Project
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Richard Broad

Richard Broad

Richard provides technical and design support for our events, projects and marketing. He also works in a similar role for our sister organisations; the Passivhaus Trust, the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products and the Sustainable Development Foundation. Alongside this, Richard provides web and graphic design services through his own company,
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Roger Southcott

Roger Southcott

Extensive background in events management and membership engagement as Director General of the Outdoor Industries Association and General Secretary of the British Activity Holidays Association. Moved to work at an environmental/sustainability consultancy concentrating on GHG emissions audit and verification, the CRC and EUETS training. My interest in sustainability within the
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Julian Brooks

Julian Brooks

Julian has spent over three decades in the construction industry working in the private, public and charitable sectors, he has been actively involved in environmental/construction issues since the mid 90s, has co-authored two publications on sustainable construction, is a qualified BRE EcoHomes/Code Assessor, jointly won a CIOB Innovation & Research
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Standard Member benefits: Free entry to 4 core GHA events and discounts on all other events Access to academic/industry research projects via the GHA Access to working groups, knowledge and information Promotion via social media via GHA website, Twitter and LinkedIn Speaking opportunities at events/seminars and conferences Business and networking
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Events

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We organise regular knowledge sharing events, seminars and workshops. All of our events are free to GHA members and we often offer reduced priced tickets for members of our partner organisations. Check out some of our upcoming events below.
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Who We Are

Who We Are

Our Members The Good Homes Alliance has over 70 members that include, architects, planners, developers, universities, local authorities, urban designers, consultants, building professionals and suppliers. Click here to see our Member Directory. The Board The Team
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What We Do

What We Do

Our Mission The Good Homes Alliance was established in 2007 and now has over 70 members that include, architects, planners, developers, universities, local authorities, urban designers, consultants, building professionals and suppliers. Our aim is to promote and encourage the building of quality sustainable homes and communities and to transform the
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Our Mission

Our Mission

The Good Homes Alliance was established in 2007 and now has over 70 members that include, architects, planners, developers, universities, local authorities, urban designers, consultants, building professionals and suppliers whose aim is to build and promote sustainable homes and communities and to transform the whole of mainstream UK house building
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Lincoln Grove, Bladon - LowCarb4Real

Lincoln Grove, Bladon – LowCarb4Real

Lincoln Grove is a development of 9 x 2 and 3 bed homes near Woodstock, 9 miles from Oxford, constructed in 2007. The homes were awarded EcoHomes excellent, scoring 77 credits, the same as BedZED. The homes have been subsequently re-assessed under the Code for Sustainable Homes and achieved level
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One Brighton - LowCarb4Real

One Brighton – LowCarb4Real

One Brighton at Blocks E & F, New England Quarter, is a mixed-use scheme sitting within a mixed-use neighbourhood developed in a joint venture by Crest Nicholson and BioRegional Quintain. Download Summary   Download Thermal Bridging Report   Download Airtightness Report
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Old Apple Store, Stawell - LowCarb4Real

Old Apple Store, Stawell – LowCarb4Real

The Old Apple Store is a development of 5 new family homes, with one existing unit retained and completely refurbished. The site nestles within the site of the old apple store in the picturesque village of Stawell in Somerset. Download Summary   Download Thermal Bridging Report   Download Airtightness Report
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Camden Passivhaus BPE Study

Camden Passivhaus BPE Study

This evaluation was conducted under the Technology Strategy Board’s Building Performance Evaluation programme. To determine the effectiveness of the design and delivery strategy in Camden Passivhaus, real fabric performance indicators were tested to compare these results with anticipated performance. Download Summary   Download Full Report
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Community in a Cube BPE Study

Community in a Cube BPE Study

This case study examines a one bed, 42m2 apartment on the 5th floor of the CIAC development. This apartment was completed in December 2011, and the study ran from February 2012 to June 2013. This evaluation was conducted under the Technology Strategy Board’s (TSB) Building Performance Evaluation programme. Download Summary 
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One Brighton BPE Study

One Brighton BPE Study

This case study presents the findings of a Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) project that investigated the post-construction and in-use performance of the One Brighton development. The evaluation was carried out by University College London (UCL), funded by the Technology Strategy Board’s (TSB) Building Performance Evaluation programme. Download Summary   Download Full
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Racecourse Estate BPE Study

Racecourse Estate BPE Study

This case study examines two Passivhaus bungalows at the Racecourse development: one mid-terrace and one end-terrace. The evaluation of these dwellings was conducted under the Technology Strategy Board’s (TSB) Building Performance Evaluation programme. Download Summary   Download Full Report
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Critique of the Green Guide to Specification

Critique of the Green Guide to Specification

This report is a critical review of the BRE Green Guide to Specification (Green Guide). Download
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