Resources Categories: Overheating

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