Partners & sponsors

Established in 1936 as a non-profit distributing company, NHBC's role is to raise standards in the new house-building industry and provide consumer protection for new home buyers. NHBC's 10-year Buildmark warranty covers around 80% of new homes in the UK each year. NHBC is the UK's leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes, providing many additional services for house building and non-residential construction, including sustainability consultancy, assessments and energy ratings, engineering advice for contaminated land, and a comprehensive training programme. The NHBC Foundation is NHBC's research arm, focused on research and development, technology and knowledge sharing, and the capture of industry best practice within the new homes industry. Email: Telephone: 0844 633 1000 Websites:

Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF)

The Sustainable Development Foundation is a non-profit organisation that works to deliver a radical step-change in sustainability performance for the UK built environment. We take a holistic view of sustainability, aiming to create healthy, environmentally sound and productive buildings that support sustainable lifestyles and communities. We focus on clients and investors, supporting them to deliver sustainable projects through procurement, design and delivery. We adopt challenging targets that will safeguard our sustainable future and work to make this a reality now.


Oxford Brookes University

Passivhaus Trust

The Passivhaus Trust is an independent, non-profit organisation that provides leadership in the UK for the adoption of the Passivhaus standard and methodology. Its aim is to promote the principles of Passivhaus as a highly effective way of reducing energy use and carbon emissions from buildings in the UK, as well as providing high standards of comfort and building health.


University College London (UCL)

The Bartlett is one of UK's leading research faculties of the Built Environment and has the largest post-graduate programme in this area in the UK. Professors Tadj Oreszczyn and Bob Lowe, who work particularly on the energy performance of buildings, are helping the Good Homes Alliance to develop the criteria and monitoring processes for the GHA code.


Telephone : 020 7679 5981

Leeds Beckett University

Malcolm Bell and his team at Leeds Metropolitan University are suppoorting the GHA on programmes about the delivery of Low Carbon homes in practice.



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  1. JUL 06

    New Homes and Our Health

    The University of Sheffield, Lecture Theatre 6, The Arts Tower, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN

  2. JUL 14

    Passivhaus Workshop

    The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon, SN5 8UB

  3. JUL 18

    Site visit: Lovedon Fields

    Lovedon Fields, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7NJ.

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