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The SHIFT Awards are here

April 3, 2017 | Bevan Jones
Sustainable Homes launch the SHIFT Awards 2017 today – we’re really looking forward to this year’s event. Take a look… Read more

Housing White Paper: open consultation

March 29, 2017 | Bevan Jones
The Housing White Paper, Fixing our Broken Housing Market was released on 7 February. The Government has done a good… Read more

Upgrading environmental accreditation

January 27, 2017 | Bevan Jones
SHIFT is the leading accreditation for the housing sector. It has had an impact on improving environmental performance and over… Read more

Who is driving change in housing?

October 28, 2016 | Emma Jones
The SHIFT Awards this year promise to be an exciting event. We are celebrating the fantastic achievements of the housing… Read more

Free damp and mould action plan for landlords

April 7, 2016 | Arianna Sdei
Excess humidity, damp and mould growth is present in almost half of UK homes, with severe cases affecting over 598,000 properties.  A significant majority of these belong to social housing providers for whom this is a long standing problem, and the costs are substantial.[1]

Free CPD on PassivHaus design principles

March 22, 2016 | Sustainable Homes
  Using Passivhaus design principles for new build homes and refurbishment can dramatically reduce carbon emissions, cut residents’ fuel bills and improve general health and wellbeing.  But what are Passivhaus principles?  What’s involved?  What are the costs?  What are the benefits to the landlord?  Sustainable Homes has been alerted to a resource that may help with getting these questions answered.  What’s especially useful is that the resources is free and comes in CPD format, so will be useful to building professionals.

Delivering quality and cost effective new build homes

February 9, 2016 | Sustainable Homes
Now more than ever we need to be building new homes. The UK Government has set the ambitious target to build one million homes by 2020, this means building a minimum of 250,000 new homes per year; an uplift of over 100,000 homes. This represents a huge challenge for the sector.
 
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