GHA working groups update

GHA working groups update

We're busy developing research projects for three working groups in our key theme areas; improving health & wellbeing (especially reducing overheating risks in new homes), identifying routes to achieve zero energy housing and helping to address the housing crisis through alternative housing delivery models.
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BM3e develop new clauses to address overheating risk in new housing

BM3e develop new clauses to address overheating risk in new housing

BM3e, part of Boulter Mossman, has developed new clauses for inclusion in Design Guides or Employer’s Requirements to address risks associated with ‘overheating’ in housing. Aimed at protecting the interests of affordable housing providers, the clauses set out a process to comply with the latest CIBSE TM59 overheating design guidance.
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Zero carbon housing the topic of next GHA event

Zero carbon housing the topic of next GHA event

Our next event is on the topic of near & zero energy homes and takes place on Wednesday 27th September. Lynne Sullivan OBE will be chair at the event which is kindly hosted by Winckworth Sherwood at their offices near London Bridge.
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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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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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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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