Resources

CIH Housing Conditions and Standards page

CIBSE TM55 Design for Future Climate Case studies

CIBSE  ‘Probabilistic Climate Profiles – The effective use of climate projections in building design

CIRIA’s Water Sensitive Urban Design Guidance

DCLG Housing Health and Safety Rating Assessment guidance page

DCLG Overheating anlysis and recommendations + literature review

DEFRA’s National Adaptation Programme and Climate Change Adaptation Risk Assessment for the Built Env + Climate Ready Report which includes a focus on overheating + Economics of Climate Resilience reports (2013), particularly the ‘CA0401 – Buildings and Infrastructure Theme: Overheating in Residential Housing ‘ report

Gething and Puckett (2013) Design for Climate Change

HPA extreme weather events and natural disasters web pages

IPCC Infographics produced by University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

JRF Climate Change and Social Justice web page

LCCP Your social housing in a changing climate

Met Office UK Climate Projections 09

MBEKTN Climate Change Adaptation group, EA & Climate Ready,- making the business case for climate change adaptation in the UK built environment.

NBS (National Building Specification) guidance on adaptation in buildings:

Climate change adaptation in buildings

PHE (& NHS) Cold Weather Plan for England 2013

PHE (& NHS) Heatwave Plan for England 2014

RIBA Design Strategy: Adaptation

Sustainable Homes SHIFT Index -a sustainability benchmark and best practice learning network.

TSB Design for Future Climate Report and results from the adapting buildings competition

TSB/IfS Retrofit guides (videos) http://www.instituteforsustainability.co.uk/retrofitguides.html

UKCP09 revised weather generator has been made available. There are four main updates (improvements to rainfall extremes, temperature extremes, sunshine hours and sunshine and vapour pressure) – check out the weather generator

UKCIP’s Business Areas Climate Impacts Assessment Tool

UKCIP’s Adaptation Wizard

UKCIP’s Local Climate Impacts Profile tool

UKCIP  A Changing Climate for Business publication

weADAPT an online ‘open space’ on climate adaptation issues (including the synergies with mitigation) which allows practitioners, researchers and policy makers to access credible, high quality information and to share experiences and lessons learnt

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