If there’s one thing I know about Community Land Trusts now it is that they are made up of people who have got off their backsides and done something. If you put aside your prejudices, that’s pretty much the model of the entrepreneur property developer, really. Something very interesting is going to happen to the […]
These are my Delicious Links for September 15th through September 23rd: Twitter 101 for Business — A Special Guide – Twitter (yes those people) have written their own guide to business use of twitter. Here it is. How to write a corporate Twitter strategy (…and here’s one I made earlier) – Neil Williams, Head of […]
When I was studying to be an architect in 1990s Liverpool our design tutors gave us a project. We were to choose a method of generating renewable energy by the Mersey, and then design a ‘theme park’ ride that would be powered by this energy. Now it’s worth remembering that as a design project in […]
Three unconnected events have got me thinking. Constructing Excellence recently launched their Essex Club in Chelmsford and I attended. The stated objective of CE is to demonstrate that long term, integrated collaborative working in the UK construction industry is better than going lowest-cost, a route that many contractors currently fear we are returning. CE aims […]
For my talk on GreenGauge Homes this week, I tried to find a visualisation of the compulsory introduction of the Code for Sustainable Homes, which came into use in 2007, and the Ecohomes rating which it superseded. When I couldn\’t find one, I decided to make one myself.
Here it is:
What is your experience of dealing with the Code? Is it hard to find information? Are you using assessors to advise you, and are they helping? Lets share our experiences and suggestions.