Code for Sustainable Homes Overview

Organiser: CCI NW
Location: Poplar 2000, Lymm Services Area
Phone: 0161 295 5076

Cheshire, Warrington & Wirral Construction Best Practice Club Event 8.00 – 9.30am Poplar 2000, Lymm Services Area In April 2007 the Code for Sustainable Homes replaced Ecohomes for the assessment of new housing in England. The Code is an environmental assessment method for new homes and contains mandatory performance levels in 7 key areas. The Code aims to protect the environment by providing guidance on the construction of high performance homes built with sustainability in mind. This event will offer an overview of the code and will concentrate on the latest regulatory requirements. Speaker: Tim Whitehill, Regional Manager, BRE Tim joined BRE in April 2008 to head a new regional office covering the North West and West Midlands. The BRE Trust Companies, BRE and BRE Global, are world-leading research, consultancy, training, testing and certification organisations delivering sustainability and innovation across the built environment and beyond. A civil engineer by profession Tim has over 12 years experience working in the construction sector, including 6 years as a company director. Prior to joining BRE Tim also worked for The West Midlands Centre for Constructing Excellence in Birmingham providing construction best practice support to the region. On a day to day basis Tim works closely with both public and private sector organisations in helping them to deliver sustainable buildings and communities and is currently the Project Manager for a Code Level 4 Housing Demonstration Project at Stoke-on-Trent College in Staffordshire. Registration: To reserve a place at this event please contact Claire Hyde at the Centre for Construction Innovation at or on 0161 295 5076. Non members welcome Refreshments will be served during registration. There is no charge for this event, but please note that due to popularity, places are available on a first-come first-served basis