In early 2021 South East Consortium (SEC) began their first programme of investigation initiatives with the goal of tackling three tough topics impacting the housing sector.
SEC released the last direction document from their Climate Obstacle doing work team in March 2022. The Sustainable Residences Matrix sets out a sustainable tactic to offering properties that are healthy for the future with inhabitants in thoughts, further than Internet Zero.
The original space to address was aligning to a prevalent aim. Early on, the team citied 25+ definitions of Zero Carbon in the sector. By the conclusion of past calendar year they had recognized far more than 72.
David Smith, Head of Company Partnerships – SEC claimed “2050 is actually not that far away so it’s heading to be a race to get there. Not a 100m sprint, but no longer a marathon possibly. If we stick the full housing sector in the setting up blocks for this decarbonisation race and existing 72 end strains, what you have is chaos. This is not supportive for Registered Companies, the source chain, or extra importantly individuals residing in our properties and struggling with at any time climbing electricity expenses.”
The report features the strategy to each retrofit and new develop from the boardroom to the finish buyers doorstep. The matrix is effective collectively to assure visitors recognize the interrelated steps to attaining sustainable homes and how organisations can act and spend at each stage, altering behaviours to obtain superior excellent outcomes.
The Matrix is an accumulation of lots of several hours of collaboration concerning stakeholders from throughout the network – together with business leaders, lecturers, consultants, contractors and colleagues from Registered Suppliers all passionate about tackling the local weather challenge.
You can obtain a copy of the final report listed here – Launching our Sustainable Homes Matrix – setting up & protecting sustainable residences – South East Consortium