This section of the training module gives an introduction to key building standards and sustainability assessment models which have been studied during the SISCo project. These tools and standards are employed within the UK and in a wider context across Europe.
BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes
An introduction to the BREEAM Assessments which are available. View a video presentation and PowerPoint from Justin Halewood, BREEAM Project Manager on Sustainability in planning: BREAAM Assessments and the Code for Sustainable Homes. Download Andrew Waddelove, BREEAM Communities Manager's 'Introduction to BREEAM Communities' PowerPoint. Links to further information and a self-assessment test to facilitate learning.
An introduction to Passivhaus building, with links for further information and a self-assessment test. Watch Peter Warm's Passivhaus principles presentation video and accompanying PowerPoint.
The Telos ToDo method and PPP scan are methods for stakeholder engagement in order to assess the sustainability of a proposed development. View John Dagevos' (Telos, NL) presentation video and PowerPoint introducing the methods during a study tour in the Netherlands, undertaken as part of the SISCo project. Download the PPP Scan user manual (English), and trial PPP-Scan for a development