THE EVOLUTION OF SUSTAINABILITY IN CONSTRUCTION AND THE VITAL ROLE OF SURVEYORS

THE EVOLUTION OF SUSTAINABILITY IN CONSTRUCTION AND THE VITAL ROLE OF SURVEYORS

INTRODUCTION Sustainability has been at the forefront of the construction industry for several years now, and the urgency to create healthier and greener spaces continues to grow. This can be seen through a number of our retrofit projects, as well as government-funded schemes like the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF). In the last few years, […]

THE POWER OF RETROFITS: ENHANCING SUSTAINABILITY & EFFICIENCY IN UK CONSTRUCTION

INTRODUCTION In an era of increasing environmental awareness and the need for energy efficiency, retrofits have emerged as a transformative solution within the UK construction industry. By upgrading existing buildings to modern standards, retrofits offer numerous benefits that go beyond sustainability. At Spatial Dimensions, we are passionate about helping our clients create spaces that everybody […]

SHDF WAVE 2.2: TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES THROUGH SUSTAINABLE HOUSING

Approximately 17% of the UK’s carbon emissions come from housing, making the transition to sustainable and energy-efficient homes an urgent priority. Recognising the need for action, the UK government has introduced the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund. This is a transformative initiative aimed at decarbonising social housing and benefiting communities across the nation. In this article, […]

CONSTRUCTION VERIFICATION – WHAT IS IT? HOW CAN IT HELP WITH GATEWAY 3?

Construction verification isn’t a new phenomenon. However, the introduction of the Building Safety Act 2022 means buildings higher than 18 metres or 7 stories are required to follow legislation to aid the quality of construction work. The final step of this process, Gateway 3 became active in October 2023. Gateway 3 acts as the final […]

INTRODUCING GATEWAY 3 WITHIN THE BUILDING SAFETY ACT

This month, the next step of the Building Safety Act will be made part of active legislation.  Gateway 3 is an important stage that will require transparent building information, along with evidence of the build to support the application. Gateway 3 specifically looks at the completion of building works. Throughout this article, we will look […]

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WAVE 2 OF THE SHDF

Everything You Need To Know About Wave 2 Of The Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF)

THE GOVERNMENT’S SECOND WAVE OF FUNDING FOR SOCIAL HOUSING DECABONISATION SHDF IS DESIGNED TO TACKLE SOME OF THE ENVIRONMENTALL WORST-PERFORMING SOCIAL HOUSING STOCK IN THE COUNTRY A combination of rising fuel prices, the cost-of-living crisis, and environmental factors is making social housing decarbonisation ever more important. The government is releasing more funds following the success […]

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