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Research Programmes

Building a More Sustainable Future

BSHF has carried out a range of collaborative research activities that focus on building sustainable futures. These have included:

 

  • How to finance energy efficiency - more
  • Practical Guidance for Scaling-Up of Sustainable Buildings and Energy Projects - more
  • Fair Energy Transition Towards Nearly Zero Energy Buildings - more
  • Creating sustainable communities in Newcastle Gateshead - more
  • New tricks with old bricks (with Empty Homes) - more

Current activities include:

  • Engaging residents with the energy efficiency of their homes, with the Metropolitan Housing Partnership
  • BSHF is a partner in the EU-funded Nearly Zero Energy Challenge, following on from the Power House Europe project, which identified and shared environmentally sustainable housing practice among social housing providers in Europe - more
News and Events

Presentation of the World Habitat Awards

... at the seventh World Urban Forum in Medellin, Colombia

Research shows growth in Empty Homes activity

The Housing and Communities Research Group at the University of Birmingham has launched a case studies report ...

Join BSHF at the World Urban Forum!

We invite you to join us at the BSHF networking event ‘Scaling up Innovative Housing Solutions’ on 11 April 2014, followed by the presentation of the 2013/14 World Habitat Awards.