This study investigated the potential for a more sustainable approach by Housing Associations (Registered Social Landlords – RSLs) to their maintenance programmes. It was developed following requests by housing associations to Sust. to produce more guidance and training on sustainability issues for maintenance staff, and was designed to provide the information upon which those programmes could be developed. 26 RSLs were interviewed across Scotland.
This study was developed by Sust. as part of the Sustainable Designs on You Programme, following a number of requests by housing associations...
Extensive community co-design transformed Fraser Avenue, Inverkeithing, into fuel-efficient housing in a community where children play in the street.
We work with developers and Local Authorities to achieve good design and placemaking in new housing proposals.
This blog from John Gilbert introduces a resource for anyone owning a flat in Scotland or is involved in managing the repair of jointly owned housing
A development of 87 homes for a Housing Association on a brownfield site, which incorporates a CHP system, SUDS and Homezone principles.
A development of 15 low-energy houses for first-time buyers, which includes the first social Passive House in the UK.
The 15-year regeneration of a housing estate in Perth where a holistic approach to sustainability led to the establishment of the housing co-operative
A small scheme of 16 affordable homes in the East End of Glasgow which features a a variety of renewable technologies
This innovative training course was designed to enable both staff and committee members from housing associations to take a sustainable design...
Course aimed at Housing Associations Sustainable Development – Session 4
Course aimed at Housing Associations Sustainable Development – Session 3