The future of policy and standards for low and zero carbon new homes
2 February 2015
This event will present and discuss the results from new RICS Research Trust funded research on the future of low and zero carbon homes. Dr Dan Greenwood from the University of Westminster and Dr Alina Congreve from Hertfordshire will give a pre-election presentation of their findings. Through a series of in-depth case studies and interviews with national stakeholders, the project has analysed the challenges, tensions and opportunities for the housing sector following significant policy changes. This work will inform debate across the sector about the role of compulsory and voluntary codes and standards and the main drivers for innovation in the future. It will be of interest to those involved in housing policy and practice including policy makers, designers, developers, assessors and other built environment professionals.
About the University of Westminster:
The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.
We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 175-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.
Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.
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