From 16-18 October, The Housing Forum will be joining forces with CIH SE for a study trip to Freiburg, Germany.
One of the greenest cities in the world with a record of sustainable housing development, Freiburg is a must-visit destination for those interested in how we develop places and homes to meet the challenges of climate change, affordability, health and wellbeing.
The agenda for the trip is full of insights; from Freiburg’s environmental and urban ...
The Housing Forum is delighted to be joining forces with the CIH SE International Group to offer a study tour of one of the world’s greenest cities.
16 - 18 October 2019
One of the greenest cities in the world with a record of sustainable housing development, Freiburg is a must visit destination for those interested in how we develop places and homes to meet the challenges of climate change, affordability, health and wellbeing.
The drive for sustainable homes and communities is a top priority, with the Government accelerating the shift to a clean economy, building on the industrial strategy, clean growth strategy, future homes standard and 25-year Environmental Plan.
Taking place on Friday 5 July during London Climate Action Week, this seminar, in conjunction with Switch2, will look at the key issues of sustainability for housing and will consider:
- Clean economic growth and the requirement ...
At a recent event, The Housing Forum partnered with long-standing members Worcester Bosch in a bid to tackle future challenges relating to quality construction and heat provision in the UK amongst housing professionals.
Featuring key speakers from across the housing and construction industry, attendees of the Housing Forum’s Energy Summit event discussed where energy might sit amongst a drive towards quality and sustainable housing and ambitious construction targets.
This popular annual event for members provides an opportunity to reflect on progress in the sector over the past year and to catch up with colleagues from member organisations.
In particular we'll: consider the political landscape as the Brexit horizon moves ever closer, examine the possibilities offered by the Building in Quality collaboration between RIBA, CIOB and RICS and hear from member experts on the latest developments in sustainability and energy efficiency as we ...
Across the UK there is a growing demand for energy efficient homes and for the housing industry to deliver more sustainable places to live. The affordability of energy, the concept of fuel poverty, and the idea of cleaner economic growth have also emerged as issues of political and social significance.
With many homes built before the introduction of energy performance regulation, it is not surprising that energy use in our homes is currently responsible for 25% of the ...
We are delighted to announce The Housing Forum's updated autumn & winter events programme for 2018.
If you would like further information about any of our events, please do contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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How to make CHP and community heating schemes more effective for both landlords and customers was the subject of a free half-day seminar in London in June.
Hosted by The Housing Forum and community heating specialist Switch2 Energy, the seminar included expert industry speakers speakers from the consultants Martin Arnold Associates, and legal experts Trowers & Hamlins.
Delegates were provided with real-life examples from CHP and communal heating schemes and ...
In partnership with PRP and UK-GBC, The Housing Forum will discuss the benefits of homes designed for health and well-being on 10th October in Manchester. Following the successful launch of UK-GBC’s “Health and Wellbeing in Homes” report earlier this year, this event will provide an overview of the evidence linking design features in the home and neighbourhood to better health and wellbeing outcomes for residents.
The report seeks to inspire ...
Britain urgently needs a new strategy to build more homes, invest in the existing housing stock and overcome a capacity and skills deficit that is threatening to create a barrier to increasing supply. But we must ensure that increasing output is not at the detriment of quality. If we are to leave a lasting legacy for future generations, we must innovate to drive the highest standard of design and performance in new and existing homes.
Though housing is clearly high up the ...