Resources Categories: Built Environment

Adapting Dwellings to Climate Change – Retrofit advice tool

April 16, 2020

CREW

This web tool was developed as part of the CREW (Community Resilience to Extreme Weather) project led by Loughborough University. The aim is to inform retrofit adaptations to reduce dwelling overheating during heat wave periods, whilst also considering the effect on annual heating energy use and cost. The results are based on modelling the effects … … Read publication

London sector impacts review

November 1, 2019

Thames Barrier

As part of London’s 1.5 degree action plan, this report was commissioned to provide an easy-to-read review of climate impacts for London, using up-to-date information in key sectors. It identifies gaps in our understanding of climate impacts, highlights where knock-on impacts might occur due to disruption in one sector, and provides recommendations for stakeholder engagement to improve … … Read publication

Your social housing in a changing climate

February 12, 2013

Picture: Spencer Griffiths

London is already affected by events such as floods, heatwaves and droughts, and as our climate changes we expect to see an increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. Those vulnerable people living in social housing are likely to feel the effects the most and so it rests with social landlords to ensure … … Read publication