New London Architecture

Henry Pelly

Principal Sustainability Consultant

Max Fordham

Henry Pelly
Henry is a Principal Sustainability Consultant with over 12 years of expertise in designing and advising on environmentally exemplary buildings. He a member of MF:NetZero, our Net Zero Carbon engineering delivery group and has led the sustainability strategy on projects of all scales, from Net Zero Carbon office fit-outs to environmentally exemplary masterplans.

Henry has worked on many industry leading projects, including 11 Belgrave Road, the first office project to be pre-certified to NABERS 5.5 stars, Atomico’s office, the first Net Zero Carbon office fit-out and University of Portsmouth Sports Centre which is the first Sports Centre to achieve BREEAM Outstanding. 

His background in environmental psychology provides a unique perspective on the human factors of operational energy use and post-occupancy evaluation, helping to create buildings that have a lower environmental impact in practice. Henry is a RIBA Chartered Architect with masters' degrees in Environmental Psychology and Environmental Design and was a member of the RIBA's Ethics and Sustainable Development Commission. He also leads Max Fordham's Wellbeing consultancy service and often provides this service alongside his environmental sustainability work.

NLA Awards Expert Assessor for Wellbeing Prize

Previously an NLA Expert Panel member for the Work programme #NLAWork

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Technical Explainer: NABERS

24 January 2023

Technical Explainer: NABERS

Henry Pelly of Max Fordham takes us through the UK-Design for Performance process for achieving an energy efficiency rating, and details how to attain the best possible score.

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