Overheating and Indoor Air Quality in new homes workshop

23 June 2015

Peterborough United Football Club

The Homes and Communities Agency and the ARCC network brought together 79 industry and academic experts for an overheating and indoor air quality in new homes workshop. Technical presentations and discussion summaries from the masterclass workshops are available on this page, and are particularly relevant for:

  • Social housing providers – development & asset management directors & managers, design managers, technical managers, directors of housing
  • Technical specialists – house builders & contractors, architects, building & services engineers, etc.
  • Local housing authorities – stock owning authorities, particularly those with new-build programmes; housing & environmental health departments

Use the quick links for presentations, videos and downloads from the sessions.

Overheating – what it is, the causes and definitions

Clive Shrubsole, UCL

Dr Anna Mavrogianni, UCL


Overheating – the impacts

Dr Anna Mavrogianni, UCL


Why overheating should be tackled

Paul Ciniglio, First Wessex

How overheating can be tackled across an organisation and by industry

Shayne Coulson, DCLG

Susie Diamond, Inkling

Mich Swainson, BRE

Nicola O’Connor, Zero Carbon Hub

Professor Keith Jones, Anglia Ruskin University


Solutions masterclasses

Presentation by Professor Bill Gething, University of the West of England

Contracting and procurement

Masterclass discussion summary

This video contains reporting for all 3 masterclasses. If you wish to skip to a specific masterclass, the timings are:

  1. Building management & resident action – first item
  2. Contracting & procurement 2 mins 57 secs
  3. Building design solutions 5 mins 20 secs

Event materials