SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION NEWS

SDF sponsors Build Net Zero Now!

SDF sponsors Build Net Zero Now!

Build Net Zero Now! is the call from the Good Homes Alliance, as they launch the second phase of their campaign aiming to empower progressive Local Authorities, Housing Associations and housebuilders, and their supply chains, by providing them with the knowledge and tools to deliver net zero housing. The Sustainable Development
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UKIEG Conference 2022 – re-thinking definitions of indoor environmental quality

This month the annual UKIEG conference brought together a multidisciplinary audience of academics, policy makers and industry experts to ask – what makes indoor environments beneficial for health and wellbeing? SDF Director Jon Bootland sat on the conference steering group and also chaired an afternoon session. The programme included Prof Rajat
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Introducing the SDF’s new Communications Associate

The SDF is very grateful for the input and management of Head of Special Projects Kate Brown over the last year – in particular her support over the crucial period of COP26 in Glasgow, and her development of our inspiring Exemplars Library. We wish her the best in her new
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Presenting our approach to high performance buildings

Presenting our approach to high performance buildings

Sustainable Development Foundation is a UNECE Centre of Excellence for High Performance Buildings. Our new position paper highlights how we work across the SDF Alliance organsations to deliver against ten performance indicators, and show what's deliverable, right NOW to make buildings fit for the future.
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SDF becomes a UNECE Centre of Excellence for High Performance Buildings

SDF becomes a UNECE Centre of Excellence for High Performance Buildings

We're very excited to announce that on 3rd November at COP26 in Glasgow, SDF became one of the first UNECE International Centres of Excellence for High Performance Buildings, helping advance the rapid transition to high performance buildings in support of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Climate Accord.
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Inaugural Neil May MBE Memorial Lecture

Inaugural Neil May MBE Memorial Lecture

We held our inaugural lecture on Friday 2nd July, in memory of the late Neil May MBE. Neil May was an inspiration to many and helped shape the development of many of our SDF Alliance partners: the ASBP, the Good Homes Alliance, Passivhaus Trust and STBA.
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Kate Brown joins SDF as Head of Special Projects

Kate Brown joins SDF as Head of Special Projects

This month we welcome new Associate Kate Brown as our Head of Special Projects. She brings a wealth of knowledge in marketing and strategic development, and has worked for the last four years in sustainable construction.
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Launch of SuperHomes partnership

Launch of SuperHomes partnership

Sustainable Development Foundation is pleased to announce its new partnership with SuperHomes, which is coordinated by the National Energy Foundation. Building on the success of its existing network of 200 pioneering SuperHomes, the relaunched network will aim to support the development of one million SuperHomes by 2030.
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