Code For Sustainable Homes
The Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) is an in-depth environmental assessment applicable to new build residential developments. The code assesses each building on a number of environmental principles. Points are awarded against each principle with an overall level between 1 and 6 given at the end of the process. Some developers choose to use the Code as a marketing tool as it is a benchmark of excellence in environmental design and development.
The Code for Sustainable Homes is a voluntary but increasingly popular benchmark for the development of standards in housing development and management. The requirement to adhere to the code varies by planning authority, and is currently only enforced for energy efficiency measures rather than all construction and development criteria. However as time progresses, more and more properties will be developed to this standard, which puts rigorous on the quality and sustainability of any size of property development.
Tudor Edward's team can advise you on the whole CSH qualification process, and can provide an end-to-end solution, from pre-assessment report to negotiation and specification adjustment, through to completion report and build control sign-off. Contact us to find out how we can make the process painless.