BLP to exhibit at the Chartered Institute of Housing Exhibition
BLP will be exhibiting again at the annual Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Exhibition Conference in Harrogate, 22-24 June. BLP's experts will be on hand to:
Talk about BLP's Butterfly
, the new sustainability software tool it is developing which has just been announced this June. For the first time in one software tool the life cycle, fabric, embodied and operational energy and carbon metrics can be handled as well as calculations for the Code for Sustainable Homes (CfSH). It will be used in new build and refurbishment projects. BLP is developing Butterfly with a project team of industry experts and academic partners which includes: Willmott Dixon Housing, the University of Cambridge's Centre for Sustainable Development and University College London Energy Institute. The project is part funded by the Technology Strategy Board.
Demonstrate BLP's Life Cycle Costing Tool
, announced in November 2008 and launched at CIH Harrogate in June 2009, it now has a registered user base of over 700 social housing professionals. The Tool simplifies and streamlines applications from social landlords for Homes and Communities Agency funding. It is a fast, accurate and automated software programme that replaces complex time consuming manual and spreadsheet-based processes) to determine the relationship between capital costs and costs in use. The new sustainability tool, Butterfly, will build on the groundbreaking work of the Life Cycle Costing Tool.
Answer questions about BLP's compelling alternative to the traditional new home warranty for social housing.