Resources Categories: Health & Wellbeing

Future Buildings Standard

April 12, 2021

The Future Buildings Standard: Consultation on changes to Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and Part F (ventilation) of the Building Regulations for non-domestic buildings and dwellings; and overheating in new residential buildings Find the consultation here Our response covers the sections of the consultation document pertaining to overheating. You can read it here.

A Cool Place to Live

February 3, 2021

Social Housing MFrith

The London Wildlife Trust and Neighbourhoods Green produced this good practice guide to climate change adaptation through greening in social housing. A Cool Place to Live (PDF)   Housing associations provide homes and support for some of the most vulnerable people in England and research has shown that it is the most vulnerable who are likely to … … Read publication

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

Linking environment and health

November 26, 2012

Primrose Hill - TfL Images

Linking Environment and Health is a resource for policy-makers which addresses the connection between health and well-being, population health and environmental change. The guidance identifies the strategic challenges involved and outlines what practical steps can be taken to increase the health and resilience of London’s communities. … Read publication

London’s changing climate: In sickness and in health

March 17, 2011

Rainy day on London Bridge2

The London Climate Change Partnership has produced this document (March 2011) as a tool to aid health and social care commissioners and providers as they begin to design and shape their services in the new delivery landscape. … Read publication