Recordings from SEEDS event featuring BPN speakers

Recordings from SEEDS event featuring BPN speakers

All the presentations from the SEEDS Conference 2021, organised by Leeds Sustainability Institute at Leeds Beckett University, are available of Prof Chris Gorse’s YouTube channel:  https://m.youtube.com/user/chrisgorse/videos A number of the BPN team appeared across the two-day event.  George Martin on BPE and Building Regulations. Prof Fionn Stevenson reported on progress
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BPN response to the consultation on BS40101

BPN response to the consultation on BS40101

The BPN submitted a detailed response to the Draft BS40101 Building Performance Evaluation Consultation, which closed on 10th September 2021. Our main aim was to ensure that this important new standard contains a firm verification process , followed by any necessary further investigations as determined by the BPE team from
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New BPN infographics - a visual guide to BPE for homes

New BPN infographics – a visual guide to BPE for homes

To support our campaign activities, BPN has produced this infographic document. The content is based on Campaign Director, Prof Fionn Stevenson’s fuller paper on the need for building performance evaluation in domestic settings, also available on our website here. We encourage you to share this widely and use it in
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Industry views on British Standard BS 40101 - Building performance evaluation of occupied and operational buildings

Industry views on British Standard BS 40101 – Building performance evaluation of occupied and operational buildings

We recently held an event to discuss British Standard BS 40101 – Building performance evaluation of occupied and operational buildings. BSI is currently consulting on this standard. We asked people from across our industry to comment on the standard. We hope this informs your own response. We encourage lots of
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Brand new British Standard for in-use building performance evaluation is coming

Brand new British Standard for in-use building performance evaluation is coming

The draft of the British Standard BS 40101 – Building performance evaluation of occupied and operational buildings, is now available for public consultation and open until 28th August. The authors, Kerry Mashford and Zack Gill, have been working extremely hard alongside the BSI, BPN and the drafting panel members to bring this
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BPN Members feature in Showhouse magazine

BPN Members feature in Showhouse magazine

A number of our Members feature in this excellent article about the still very problematic performance gap in new housing and how building performance evaluation is being used to understand and address the causes. Showhouse magazine Image credit: Build Test Solutions
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Spring has brought us 4 new BPN Members

Spring has brought us 4 new BPN Members

We are delighted to have the following organisations join our network as Members.  Click on logos to read a little more about them and their BPE work.
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The business case for Building Performance Evaluation

The business case for Building Performance Evaluation

After the successful launch of our State of the Nation Report last year, we have been developing the concept for our follow-on project. The focus for this programme of work is to demonstrate the mainstream Business Case for BPE, with the aim being to move the discussion on to what real world commercial value BPE
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Welsh Zero Carbon Hub - scoping report

Welsh Zero Carbon Hub – scoping report

The BPN, Good Homes Alliance and Woodknowledge Wales teams have been working in partnership to delivery a scoping study for the Welsh Government’s Innovative Housing Programme. Using a combination of literature research, over 70 responses to an online survey, 15 individual interviews and a social housing sector workshop, the team
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Developing a BPN campaign strategy

Developing a BPN campaign strategy

The first task has been to establish and agree a new BPN Campaign Strategy.  This maps out the key influencers we need to work with and prioritises the messaging that should be used to reach out to the different organisations who can help to enable our BPN objectives. The strategy also
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