Code for Sustainable Homes

The Abolition of The Code for Sustainable Homes

The Abolition of The Code for Sustainable Homes 150 150 Greengage Environmental

On Wednesday 25th March 2015 a Written Ministerial Statement was issued which sets out the conclusions to the government’s Housing Standards Review. The Statement was timed to coincide with completion…

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Has CSH really disappeared?

Has CSH really disappeared? 435 200 Greengage Environmental

Development projects in London are poised to become more expensive to deliver and carry more technical risk should the proposals in a new GLA consultation be adopted. On 22nd June…

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Launch of a New National Quality Mark for Homes

Launch of a New National Quality Mark for Homes 400 400 Greengage Environmental

The BRE (Building Research Establishment) have recently introduced a voluntary, national quality assessment scheme for new housing. Branded the Home Quality Mark (‘HQM’), the scheme aims to give home buyers…

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Will the Code for Sustainable Homes be phased out or not?

Will the Code for Sustainable Homes be phased out or not? 150 150 Greengage Environmental

Since its introduction in 2007 the Code of Sustainable Homes (CSH) has helped to guide the construction of over 100,000 new sustainable dwellings. Many view this achievement as a key…

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