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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:

 

  • The city of tomorrow and the fair energy transition: the role of affordable and social housing providers - more
  • Legal and organisational framework: Focus on divided and cooperative ownership multifamily buildings - more
  • 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:

  • BSHF is currently undertaking a research project to look at the long term impact of post-disaster reconstruction on people’s livelihoods and resilience - more
  • 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

Report: Second POWER HOUSE nZEC Symposium

The Second POWER HOUSE nZEC Symposium held in Versailles represented an excellent opportunity to assess......

World Habitat Awards 2014-15 finalists announced

The ten finalists for the 2014-15 World Habitat Awards have been chosen......

Report: Power House nZEB workshop in Tallinn

In divided and cooperative property buildings, the role of the tenant or owner is crucial.....