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|Mind the Gap, Setting Standards Achieving Performance
HTA, THF, 12:00, Brighton 5th March 2014
Technology has the capacity to improve customer information beyond recognition. But armed with appropriate information, consumers can do much more
The Housing Forum recently published an interactive digital report entitled Housing for the Information Age, arguing the benefits of better information and information technologies and that, as a starting point, Government, home builders, and the RICS must work together to introduce “Home Performance Labels”, to appear on all sales material and detailing (to begin with, at least) property size (area, not just number of bedrooms) and energy efficiency.
Now the Housing Forum plans a follow-up demonstration project illustrating the virtues of some of the ideas we proposed.
They have come up with an action research proposal, ‘Mind the Gap’ with the following key objectives:
This year at our popular Brighton event, co-hosted by Kingspan, the Housing Forum and HTA Design LLP, speakers will bring us up to date on the development of New Housing Standards and the many implications of labelling the housing product.
© NGS BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy