Jon was a Director of this website and associated training and consultancy to bring an understanding of sustainable development into mainstream housing. Launched in July 2002, it had over 1,000 registered users.
Sustainability Works is a web based application designed to provides a framework for:
- writing policies for sustainable housing development and implementing sustainable strategies on individual projects.
- developing briefs for sustainable housing developments and for bidding for land and finance.
- assisting Local Authority planning and housing departments to establish standards and targets.
- facilitating communication with consultants during design development and construction.
- preparing an EcoHomes prediction for projects.
Funded by the Housing Corporation, it was developed in association with the BRE, Sustainable Homes and the NBF. It is based on a substantial library of expertly researched best practice information with costs and illustrated with case studies. It includes an EcoHomes rating prediction tool and Housing Quality Indicators, (HQIs).