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.
February 3, 2021
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
April 16, 2020
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
February 12, 2013
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