Presentations from Mainstreaming BPE and POE now available

Presentations from Mainstreaming BPE and POE now available

Earlier this week, we met with our Members and invited guests to talk about Mainstreaming BPE and POE.  Prof Fionn Stevenson presented her campaign strategy for the BPN and Ross Holleron introduced our latest project to gather and promote the business cases for BPE. Our guests were Alex Tait from
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Event: Mainstreaming BPE and POE

Event: Mainstreaming BPE and POE

We will be meeting with our Members later this month to update them on our progress and to hear from the RIBA and the Retrofit Academy on their moves to mainstream BPE and POE. The event will be 29th March at 3:30pm, online. See details here: https://building-performance.network/events/mainstreaming-bpe-and-poe. Contact Laura for
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BPN Collaboration - Welsh Zero Carbon Housing Performance Hub

BPN Collaboration – Welsh Zero Carbon Housing Performance Hub

Collaboration The Building Performance Network is very pleased to have begun working alongside the Good Homes Alliance (GHA) and Woodknowledge Wales to deliver an important scoping study for a Welsh Zero Carbon Housing Performance Hub. The context – The journey to net zero in Wales 2019 was an exciting year
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New team members: Ross Holleron and Prof Fionn Stevenson

New team members: Ross Holleron and Prof Fionn Stevenson

We are excited to begin this new year with two new team members here at the BPN.  We look forward to working together to bring building performance evaluation into the the mainstream. Until his recent return to the UK, Ross Holleron was Head of Building Research, Knauf Energy Solutions BE, in Belgium.  Previously,
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BPN seeking Campaigns Director - help drive 'in use' performance improvement for the built environment!

BPN seeking Campaigns Director – help drive ‘in use’ performance improvement for the built environment!

Role title: Campaigns Director Reports to SDF Director/ BPN  Chair Based currently online, but normally at Sustainable Development Foundation, 5 Baldwin Terrace, London N1 7RU. About us The Building Performance Network (BPN) is a not-for-profit activity, currently run as a programme of the Sustainable Development Foundation, but aiming to be an independent,
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Seeking technical author - closing date 25th September

Seeking technical author – closing date 25th September

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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British Standard for Building Performance Evaluation

British Standard for Building Performance Evaluation

An effective building performance evaluation industry requires some standardisation of methodologies, techniques and equipment.  We are therefore excited to say that the BPN has now received funding to support the development of a British Standard for Building Performance Evaluation.  The BPN will develop and manage the necessary contracts to deliver
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Autumn seminar series: BPE for health and wellbeing

Autumn seminar series: BPE for health and wellbeing

This autumn, the BPN is pleased to bring you a series of events looking at the impact of the built environment on our health and wellbeing, and how we measure the effects and outcomes of interventions. See details on the Event page.
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Research project poll

Research project poll

We have a number of ideas for research topics that we will pursue next. Having spoken to our Members, we have a shortlist of topics which can be seen below.. We would like your help deciding which one to go for. Please complete the short Survey Monkey poll below to
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Housing performance map - add a project

Housing performance map – add a project

You can now add details for your project here and contribute to our greater understanding of the performance of new homes and their evaluation.  The map was originally created for the BPN research project, State of the nation review: Performance evaluation of new homes.  More about that on the research pages.
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