Evidence

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Why the construction industry shouldn’t be dependent on building regulations

Tom Jarman explores why we need to build beyond baseline standards and shouldn’t be dependent on Building Regulations

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Tom Jarman, Director, Low Carbon Journey

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The link between well-designed homes and improved health and wellbeing

Mike Chaldecott on the Saint-Gobain UK Home, Health and Wellbeing Report 2016

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Mike Chaldecott, General Delegate and Regional CEO, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

In this Evidence section you can discover third party independent research as well as Saint-Gobain commissioned studies looking at comfort, health and wellbeing.

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The benefits of investing in healthy homes

Research conducted by the Department for Energy and Climate Change

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Jade Lewis, Director of Advocacy, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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How can a home improve my comfort, health and wellbeing?

Our homes can have a significant impact on our comfort, health and wellbeing.

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Mark Allen, Habitat Technical Director, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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The UK Home, Health and Wellbeing Report 2016

Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland’s study on what’s important to homeowners and renters regarding their comfort and health and wellbeing in their living environment will be released on 12 December 2016. Developed from a survey of over 3,000 homeowners an
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Well-designed schools improve students’ performance and staff productivity

A report looking at how well-designed, healthy schools improve students’ performance and staff productivity. Creating better places for learning.

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Shenaaz Chenia, Director of Industry and Community Training, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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The benefits of proper insulation and ventilation

Rob Warren from Celotex discusses why ventilation and insulation must be considered together.

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Rob Warren, Head of Technical, Celotex

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Improving the level of daylighting in workspaces

Having read the Philips "Working the way to wellness" report, I did a quick experiment and wrote down the findings and my thoughts.

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Ieuan Compton, Marketing Specialist Services Manager, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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How to achieve acoustic comfort in your home?

Did you know living near an airport increases your risk of obesity? Gareth explores how noise can impact health and wellbeing.

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Gareth Morris, MULTI COMFORT concept developer, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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Increasing public awareness of air pollution

Is public interest in air quality increasing following Friends of the Earth air pollution campaign

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Ieuan Compton, Marketing Specialist Services Manager, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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Enhancing comfort, wellbeing and concentration in schools

Why school building needs a joined up approach

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Stacey Temprell, Habitat Marketing Director, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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Improving acoustics in shopping centres and retail spaces

Improving acoustics in shopping centres and retail spaces

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Stacey Temprell, Habitat Marketing Director, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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The impact of air pollution on children’s health

The impact of air pollution on children’s health

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Tom Cox, Habitat R&D Manager, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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Four ways noise impacts on our lives

Did you know living near an airport increases your risk of obesity? Gareth explores how noise can impact health and wellbeing.

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Gareth Morris, MULTI COMFORT concept developer, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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Effects of green building on cognitive function

Green buildings improve cognitive function by up to 101%

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Mark Allen, Habitat Technical Director, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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Putting a price on health and wellbeing

Are we too cost focused to build healthy homes? Mark Allen shares his speech to the Healthy Homes & Buildings APPG chaired by @JimShannonMP

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Mark Allen, Habitat Technical Director, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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Evidence of how buildings affect our health and wellbeing

Is health & wellbeing in buildings fact or fad? Philippa Gill of @verdextra gives her view

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Philippa Gill, Partner, Verdextra

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Research into the physical environment and obesity

@ChrisGorse from @LeedsBeckett outlines ongoing research into the link between obesity and the built environment

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Chris Gorse, Professor of Construction & Project Management, Leeds Beckett

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Why the construction industry shouldn’t be dependent on building regulations

Tom Jarman explores why we need to build beyond baseline standards and shouldn’t be dependent on Building Regulations

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Tom Jarman, Director, Low Carbon Journey

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Why integrating nature into the built environment is important?

Do people really value views of nature and greenery? @ClareHMurray of @Levittbernstein reviews the findings of the @SaintGobainUK report

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Clare Murray, Head of Sustainability, Levitt Bernstein

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Can technology help tackle air quality

Philippa Gill of @verdextra explores how technology can help us tackle air quality

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Philippa Gill, Partner, Verdextra

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Indoor air quality in healthcare environments

Paul Campbell of @BritishGypsum shares his thoughts on addressing indoor air quality in healthcare

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Paul Campbell, Head of Product Management, British Gypsum

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The link between well-designed homes and improved health and wellbeing

Mike Chaldecott on the Saint-Gobain UK Home, Health and Wellbeing Report 2016

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Mike Chaldecott, General Delegate and Regional CEO, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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Consumer demand for healthier homes

Jo Wheeler from the UK Green Building Council the consumer demand for healthier homes

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Jo Wheeler, Senior Sustainability Advisor , UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC)

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Ecobuild roundtable on Saint-Gobain UK Homes, Health and Wellbeing Report

Ecobuild roundtable on Saint-Gobain UK Homes, Health & Wellbeing Report

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Stacey Temprell, Habitat Marketing Director, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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A MULTI COMFORT Poem for World Poetry Day 2017

Adapted from Rudyard Kipling's 'If', a MULTI COMFORT poem for World Poetry Day 2017

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Top tips for your wellbeing at home through colour choices

Tracey Dempster from @SGWeberUK explore how #colour affects your wellbeing at home

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Tracey Dempster, Head of Marketing, Saint-Gobain Weber

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Finding the path to health and wellbeing

Ben shares the key outcomes of the Housebuilder Magazine roundtable and the group’s thoughts on the findings of the UK Home, Health & Wellbeing Report

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Tips on building sustainably with timber

Want to know how to build sustainably with timber? We explore with @PasquillUK

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Philip Pointon, Safety & Quality Manager, Pasquill

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How to tackle overheating homes

How do we tackle overheating homes? Mark Allen explores why insulation isn’t to blame

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Mark Allen, Habitat Technical Director, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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Trends in the quality and energy efficiency of our homes

What are the latest trends in the quality and energy efficiency of our homes? Matt Beesley from @SaintGobainUK explores

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Matt Beesley, Market Research Manager, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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What is daylighting and why is it important?

Is enough thought given to daylighting in building design? Daylighting expert Laura Thuillier explores

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Laura Thuillier, Development Engineer, Saint-Gobain

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5 developments in air pollution to improve health and wellbeing

Ieuan Compton summarises the latest thinking and findings on air pollution

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Ieuan Compton, Marketing Specialist Services Manager, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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Workplace design trends

Mandy Leeming, designer at @InterfaceInc explains why our workplaces are getting cosier and more colourful

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Mandy Leeming, Design and Development Manager , Interface EMEA

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Why clarity, comfort and consistency are key to future Government policy

Why @SaintGobainUK is calling more clarity, comfort and consistency in future Government policy #GE2017

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Jade Lewis, Director of Advocacy, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland

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