Future Buildings Standard consultation - BPN response

Future Buildings Standard consultation – BPN response

The Future Buildings Standard is a key piece of new legislation covering new energy and ventilation standards among others. A BPN response was submitted to the question relevant to our objectives as an organisation. It stressed the need to regulate measurements in use for the predicted building performance requirements set
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Campaign Strategy

Campaign Strategy

In January 2021, Prof Fionn Stevenson joined the BPN as Campaigns Director.  Please find here her strategy for the coming months. Outline BPN Strategy for 2021 Alongside this sits Fionn’s mapping of organisations that have power to bring about the use of building performance evaluation: BPN Campaign Strategy map You
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BPN Note on Housing BPE

BPN Note on Housing BPE

A task identified in the Campaign Strategy has been to produce an effective BPN ‘calling card’ to use when contacting various organisations, which can quickly demonstrate the evidence and need for POE in terms of benefits, opportunities and barriers. The ‘calling card’ is a four page document, backed by lots
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British Standard for Building Performance Evaluation

British Standard for Building Performance Evaluation

Introduction Many existing, new and retrofitted buildings exhibit large gaps between design aspirations and in-use performance. To meet policy objectives and meet the needs of building owners and occupants, in-use performance needs to improve rapidly and radically. While many people are now aware of performance gaps for energy use and
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Joint Position on Measured Operational Building Performance

Joint Position on Measured Operational Building Performance

In order for the UK to meet its net zero carbon target by 2050, the Committee on Climate Change has highlighted that a transformation is required in the scale and speed of energy and carbon reductions from buildings, supported by a robust policy framework. Meeting the UK’s carbon objectives could
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BPN presses Committee on Climate Change for Building Regulations changes

BPN presses Committee on Climate Change for Building Regulations changes

Following discussions at a BPN event, the BPN undertook to write to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).  We asked the CCC to press for changes to the Building Regulations such that they test for building performance in operation and ensure that our built environment contributes positively to this country
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George Martin explains the importance of Building Performance

George Martin explains the importance of Building Performance

See George Martin speaking after our seminar at Ecobuild 2018:
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WSBF & BBA roundtable calls for Government and industry support of the Building Performance Network

WSBF & BBA roundtable calls for Government and industry support of the Building Performance Network

In January 2018, CEO George Martin attended the WSBF (Westminster Sustainable Business Forum) & BBA (British Board of Agrément) roundtable, ‘Each Home Counts & the Building Performance Network’ on our behalf.  The recommendations from this event have now been published: Government should back new regulations for the energy efficiency industry
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Register your interest for a must-read Building Performance Report

Register your interest for a must-read Building Performance Report

In October 2017, BPN hosted an exclusive event in London with 40 construction professionals all having an interest in building performance in use.
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