Contract awarded for GHA overheating research project

Contract awarded for GHA overheating research project

The Good Homes Alliance is pleased to announce that a contract has now been awarded for our recent overheating research project tender. The aim of the project is to develop guidance and tools to help planners and design teams identify and mitigate the risk of overheating in housing developments at an early stage. Click here for more information. The winning bid was won in competition, and the tender panel was very pleased to receive a number of high quality proposals. The chosen consortium comprises: Susie Diamond (Inkling) Julie Godefroy (Julie Godefroy Sustainability) Nicola O’Connor (Mandarin Research) The tender panel were
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The threat to our climate and the new homes challenge

The threat to our climate and the new homes challenge

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued their starkest warning yet and a call to action with its fifth report calling for the world’s needs to be met by building a net zero global economy by 2050.  The Good Homes Alliance believes the following actions need to take place – and without delay – for the built environment to meet the IPCC’s challenge: The UK’s energy and carbon reduction targets for new homes needs to reflect the IPCC’s targets and a new accelerated trajectory should be adopted to meet this. (The UK Green Building Council is currently focussed on this
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GHA overheating research project opens for tenders

GHA overheating research project opens for tenders

We are pleased to announce that the tendering process for our overheating research project is now open. The aim of the research is to develop guidance and tools to help planners and design teams identify and mitigate the risk of overheating in housing developments at an early stage. Key information Guidance for tenderers – Download Applications should be submitted electronically to Julian Brooks at: julian@goodhomes.org.uk. Applications should be received by no later than 5pm on Friday 21st September 2018. If required, we intend to interview shortlisted tenderers during the week commencing 24th September 2018. We aim to appoint the successful
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Free event for local authorities, housing associations and developers

Free event for local authorities, housing associations and developers

Do you work for a developer, housing association or local authority housing delivery arm in South West England? If so, we invite you to a FREE to attend, invite-only event to hear from those working at the cutting-edge to deliver low-energy, high quality and healthy homes.
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