Guidance, Policy
Net Zero Carbon Buildings: A Framework Definition

Net Zero Carbon Buildings: A Framework Definition

Good Homes Alliance is part of a task group that has inputted into a new report on net zero carbon buildings unveiled by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) at Houses of Parliament on 30th April 2019. It follows six months of industry engagement involving over 180 experts and stakeholders from across the built environment value chain.
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Case study, Research project
Building for 2050 case studies

Building for 2050 case studies

Five pioneering low carbon housing projects have signed up to be part of the Building for 2050 research project, funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). GHA is a supporter of the project, which launched at the Futurebuild conference in London in March 2019, which aims to shape future UK policy on delivering low carbon homes in England and Wales.
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Discussion notes
Discussion Notes – GHA 2019 Policy Workshop

Discussion Notes – GHA 2019 Policy Workshop

GHA held a policy workshop entitled ‘Tomorrow’s Housing: Are Current Regulations Fit for Purpose?’ on Thursday 24th January at Winckworth Sherwood, London. The event included three roundtable workshop discussions facilitated by the GHA and a number of expert speakers.
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Awards, Case study
Housing Design Awards 2019

Housing Design Awards 2019

Good Homes Alliance is pleased to again support the UK’s longest-running housing awards, set up by government in 1948 and now in their 71st year. We’re pleased that GHA Chair Lynne Sullivan OBE is once again part of a select group of judges, made up of industry experts, government officials and enthusiasts.
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Paper, Policy
APPG for Healthy Homes and Buildings White Paper

APPG for Healthy Homes and Buildings White Paper

GHA inputted into and supports the APPG for Healthy Homes and Buildings' White Paper - 'Building our Future: Laying the Foundations for Healthy Homes and Buildings'.
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Guidance, Policy
The Policy Playbook: Driving sustainability in new homes - a resource for local authorities

The Policy Playbook: Driving sustainability in new homes – a resource for local authorities

Good Homes Alliance contributed to and endorsed this resource developed by UKGBC, in association with Core Cities UK, that is designed to help enable local authorities (LAs) drive up the sustainability of new homes. The ‘Policy Playbook’ focuses on energy & carbon, mitigating overheating risk, and the cross-cutting issue of assuring performance. There is also a section on viability and a set of case studies.
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Awards, Case study
Housing Design Awards 2018

Housing Design Awards 2018

Good Homes Alliance is pleased to support the Housing Design Awards 2018. GHA Chair Lynne Sullivan OBE is part of the judging panel, made up of industry experts, government officials and enthusiasts.
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Case study
Marmalade Lane

Marmalade Lane

Marmalade Lane is a community-led housing development for K1 Cohousing, comprising 42 custom-designed homes at Orchard Park, Cambridge. The development is due for completion in summer 2018. UK custom-build developer TOWN and Swedish housebuilder Trivselhus are delivering the project, which was designed by award-winning Mole Architects, based in Cambridge.
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Case study
Virido, Cambridge

Virido, Cambridge

Pollard Thomas Edwards, as part of Hill’s team, were selected by Cambridge City Council to realise their vision for Clay Farm. Virido is an exemplar scheme that provides 208 new homes and commercial accommodation, arranged in a grid of quads surrounding a new park at the heart of the site.
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