overheating

Examples of Action Being Taken by Housing Providers - Overheating risk management

This slide pack, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, sets out examples of strategies and planned actions for managing overheating risk being taken by nine housing providers. It also covers common issues and barriers the case study organisation face, some of which can only be resolved by national or local-level policies. 

 

The pack is part of a series of "overheating risk management" packs produced to support organisations who build, refurbish or manage homes, in deciding what next steps they could take to more strategically manage the issue of overheating in homes.

Overheating in Homes: Risk Management Strategies - For local authorities

This slide pack, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, aims to provide local authorites with information on overheating risk management strategies.

 

Contents include:

 

  • Why do I need to worry about overheating?
  • Integrating overheating risk management
  • with other processes
  • Extent of overheating
  • Drivers of change
  • Impacts of overheating
  • What is your starting point?

 

Overheating in Homes: Risk Management Strategies - For housing associations

This slide pack, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, aims to provide housing associations with information on overheating risk management strategies.

 

Contents include:

 

  • Why do I need to worry about overheating?
  • Integrating overheating risk management
  • with other processes
  • Extent of overheating
  • Drivers of change
  • Impacts of overheating
  • What is your starting point?

 

Overheating in Homes: Risk Management Strategies - For housebuilders and developers

This slide pack, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, aims to provide housebuilders and developers with information on overheating risk management strategies.

 

Contents include:

 

  • Why do I need to worry about overheating?
  • Integrating overheating risk management
  • with other processes
  • Extent of overheating
  • Drivers of change
  • Impacts of overheating
  • What is your starting point?

 

Introduction to overheating - Tackling overheating in homes

This slide pack, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, aims to provide housing providers with a brief, non-technical introduction in the field of overheating. It explores how overheating is defined, what causes it and some of the risk factors to look out for.

 

The pack is part of a series of "overheating risk management" packs produced to support organisations who build, refurbish or manage homes, in deciding what next steps they could take to more strategically manage the issue of overheating in homes.

 

Health and wellbeing in homes

This report, released by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), focuses on the mental, social and physical health and wellbeing of home occupants in the UK. It is intended for build environment professionals (developers, designers, constructors, managers etc.). The authors aim to gather and distil the most compelling evidence and advice about building and neighbourhood design features which can enhance the health and wellbeing of residents.

New report investigates the risks of overheating in the UK care sector

A new report, published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, looks into the risks of summertime overheating and the readiness level of care facilities, with respect to the consequences of climate change. The report reviews existing evidence and presents primary research in four case study care settings (two residential and two extra care) geographically spread across England.