Is Make Do and Mend the Right Approach?

The ‘Make Do and Mend’ approach has been the subject of debate for a long time. Many people question its effectiveness, while others recognise that it represents a well-intentioned effort to make sure all homes meet adequate standards. 

  • Net Zero
  • by Lauren Grimes on April 1, 2021

Are Residents Ready for Net Zero?

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Are Residents Ready for Net Zero?

In light of the Paris Climate Agreement, more and more sectors are directing their attention toward increased sustainabi...

Social Housing White Paper – The Environmental Angle


The Green Homes Grant Explained

Now that there is more clarity on what exactly is coming out of the Green Homes Grant, I think it is worth sitting down ...

Managing The Risk of Overheating and the Impact of Climate Change

The housing sector has traditionally been very much focused on the impacts associated with under heating our homes, the ...

How COVID-19 Unexpectedly Aided in the Fight Against Climate Change

In recent times, we have been inundated by a barrage of gloomy information regarding COVID-19. This is to be expected gi...

Reducing Emissions to Help Tackle The Climate Emergency

Before beginning to look at how housing providers can begin to reduce their carbon emissions it makes some sense to expl...

Three technologies helping improve sustainability in housing

With sustainability increasing in importance both on a local and at a national level, it’s worth keeping up to date with...

Why sustainability is so important in the affordable housing sector

With so many other priorities for housing providers, sustainability can sometimes seem like an uphill battle.

How data cleaned New York City's air

As any Londoner will tell you, air pollution in large cities is a big problem. It was a similar story in New York City a...

Is 24 hours without coal good enough?

Towards the end of April 2017, Britain went a full day without using coal to generate electricity for the first time in ...

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