In his role as head of sustainable design, Tom works across the practice to promote a sustainable approach to the design of all our projects, and to provide our project teams with the requisite awareness, training and support.
He has a particular interest in practical solutions, which ensure that the actual energy performance of buildings measures up to the design intent. His recent work for the Zero Carbon Hub includes addressing the performance gap in the delivery of energy efficient homes, based on 21 case studies around the UK. He is a leading expert in delivering practical sustainability solutions and published his best-selling book “Designed to Perform: An illustrated guide to delivering energy efficient homes” with the RIBA in 2018.
Tom is a Director of the Good Homes Alliance, a key member of the CIBSE homes for the future group and is on the steering group for the Green Register of Construction Professionals. He is a certified Passivhaus designer, BREEAM and Code assessor.