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How do we retrofit healthier homes and places in recovery?

How do we retrofit healthier homes and places in recovery?

‘How can we ensure that health and wellbeing is at the forefront of the Government’s decision making processes on green retrofitting and that they adopt a more holistic joined-up approach to deliver healthy homes and buildings?’ Firstly, the government and local...

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Social Housing: Time to Declare a Climate Emergency?

Social Housing: Time to Declare a Climate Emergency?

The Rise in Climate Declarations The legislation of the UK’s net zero carbon target has given rise to declarations of a climate emergency, with 74% of local authorities having now set their own carbon targets. Typically, this means that resources have been allocated...

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What do you choose to challenge?

What do you choose to challenge?

It is very flattering to be introduced as ‘one of the best and well-connected women in construction today’. Especially if that introduction is from my good friend, Liz Male, a woman who I also consider a well-connected and impressive influencer in the industry. It was...

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Building Regs Reforms: Digging Down Into The Detail

Building Regs Reforms: Digging Down Into The Detail

As Storm Darcy causes disruption across the UK, the Government’s ongoing review of the building regulations was never going to be a short, simple task but dare I say it is becoming as lengthy as Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice. The plot to uplift Parts L and F of...

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New Year Brings New Direction To Heat Decarbonisation

New Year Brings New Direction To Heat Decarbonisation

Numerous announcements from the government in the build-up to Christmas served to outline the direction of travel regarding decarbonisation. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Ten Point Plan was among them, complete with a series of significant commitments to deliver a...

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The rise of healthy buildings

The rise of healthy buildings

There are many words to use to describe this year, but I am sure we can all agree that it has been challenging. As we all wait to hear new announcements and restrictions, it is hard to believe how much has changed since 23rd March, when Boris Johnson first made his...

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