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Sustainability geek, vegy, optimist, general trouble maker, developer, architect, designer. Director @KIN_co_uk

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Joined Twitter 5/7/12


A @deeper_co @EnergiesprongUK flashback to @FuturebuildNow and the handshaking before times. https://t.co/eswSf8DZux @wdmbox @TheIET @EnergiesprongUK @ECDArchitects @unitedlivinggrp Thanks William!
11/30
2020
@Kate_de Yes, that is often the way, despite there being experts in the field they could speak to... the blight of… https://t.co/CLMhDUX4ue @Kate_de Ah... phew. @Kate_de It's on a par with Trump claiming you can't have windows in energy efficient buildings. Is this coming from BEIS?!
11/21
2020
Really cool online tool https://t.co/9uFmlhq06J
11/20
2020
Good to hear Bojo's new manifesto for transatlantic relations... more security, more trade, and more climate change. https://t.co/7gMPHDdOre
11/7
2020
@SallyGodber @CIBSE That common recipe... take 6 organic professionals, 1 ripe contractor, 1/2 a pint of juiced ene… https://t.co/RCgbm0VGJK
11/4
2020
@Doctor_of_Music @JurajMikurcik @bwayeast Inititiatives like @EnergiesprongUK use a 'comfort charge' allow the deve… https://t.co/XUJoQfld3g @Doctor_of_Music @JurajMikurcik @bwayeast Yes running cost savings, say over a 30 year biz case, are big but withou… https://t.co/XTAOEBj7LQAlways left reassured by The Chancellor. https://t.co/7GmLxwOFH5Dear @bbc, Why are your presenters wearing poppies? Your rules ban "virtue signalling no matter how worthy the caus… https://t.co/1Mt6MAs9ZU
Retweeted by Alex Whitcroft @Pitstop771 @dani_millwall @Alhena3756 @Femi_Sorry @BBC @BBCNewsPR @AboutTheBBC @BBCNews A poppy signals you acknow… https://t.co/HjeTP5Rc9m @JurajMikurcik Got to be higher regs or strong financial sticks/carrots. Eg significant tax rebates for Passive Hou… https://t.co/yChwKfUVgT
11/3
2020
@SuButcher @PaulSurin @RHartwig_IET @PatriciaLM @CPA_Tweets @CIH_HUB @CambridgeCDBB @mfguk_news @MfgNewsUK @EEPaulhttps://t.co/I9SIxF6W9N @daviddelven @PaulSurin @SuButcher @RHartwig_IET @PatriciaLM @CPA_Tweets @CIH_HUB @CambridgeCDBB @mfguk_newshttps://t.co/1T2ZVhMtJv @daviddelven @PaulSurin @SuButcher @RHartwig_IET @PatriciaLM @CPA_Tweets @CIH_HUB @CambridgeCDBB @mfguk_newshttps://t.co/SWrIlO1B5P
11/1
2020
@Stephen25367746 @paulie_paulie @createstreets Ah Poundbury, thought it might be. A flawless eutopia, down to recre… https://t.co/yDMyLLw8Iy @daviddelven @PaulSurin @SuButcher @RHartwig_IET @PatriciaLM @CPA_Tweets @CIH_HUB @CambridgeCDBB @mfguk_newshttps://t.co/dbJdAfxYJX @daviddelven @PaulSurin @SuButcher @RHartwig_IET @PatriciaLM @CPA_Tweets @CIH_HUB @CambridgeCDBB @mfguk_newshttps://t.co/C6Ts97mKbJIn 60 seconds on the BBC yesterday, I tried to explain how much damage is done by the cynical use of antisemitism a… https://t.co/sRuMgkECGf
Retweeted by Alex Whitcroft @Stephen25367746 @paulie_paulie @createstreets Bricking up windows was used to reduce tax during a period when buil… https://t.co/Fp4pHOYnU5 @PaulSurin @SuButcher @RHartwig_IET @PatriciaLM @CPA_Tweets @CIH_HUB @CambridgeCDBB @mfguk_news @MfgNewsUK @EEPaulhttps://t.co/Ms8iqJqtG5 @jdaviescoates @BBC Nothing political about war. @RegenerationEX Absolutely not, that kind of flagrant political virtue signaling will definitely be banned. @jdaviescoates @BBC Of course it is. I wonder whether if celebrating the achievements of the Suffrajets is also banned?No Poppy Day for the @BBC this year then. https://t.co/zpGrTM5IfXSo, using averaged carbon impacts as the metric helps hide the harm 'energy majors' are doing while allowing them t… https://t.co/V6eKTrcOoj"As for justifying energy majors’ existence in an ESG-focused portfolio, investors can opt to keep track of their i… https://t.co/kCoXKob3ljThe companies and shareholders who have extracted wealth from dirty fuel for as long as possible, now want to be se… https://t.co/KbZmfl8VpR @SuButcher @RHartwig_IET @PaulSurin @PatriciaLM @CPA_Tweets @CIH_HUB @CambridgeCDBB @mfguk_news @MfgNewsUK @EEPaulhttps://t.co/lJKr9pReTo @SuButcher @RHartwig_IET @PaulSurin @PatriciaLM @CPA_Tweets @CIH_HUB @CambridgeCDBB @mfguk_news @MfgNewsUK @EEPaulhttps://t.co/zOfrd6Pq4Q
10/31
2020
Very cool use of 3D photography as quality assurance and #AugmentedReality as Xray vision by @bowtiecon https://t.co/bsjegc1SBy @RIBA response to @mhclg #planning White Paper: 'lacks the urgency required in an emergency' 'Any planning reform… https://t.co/KjkyPaWlO4Great to see @RIBA strongly worded response to @mhclg #planning White Paper. Glad to have been involved in drafting… https://t.co/C2oXoOnAc1
10/29
2020
We're delighted to have been appointed by @CohousingH #CohousingHarrow . Fantastic to see community led housing dr… https://t.co/dg6pV974jE
Retweeted by Alex WhitcroftIt's been a really exciting year working w @EnergiesprongUK developing highly scalable solutions to #NetZerohttps://t.co/YWPUMluI1q
Retweeted by Alex WhitcroftWhat a year! Working w @EnergiesprongUK to make social homes more energy efficient & healthy. Supported by… https://t.co/3vOiHOFvcu
Retweeted by Alex WhitcroftBeen a brilliant year for @KIN_co_uk co-leading the @deeper_co consortium developing scalable #NetZerohttps://t.co/5n0KWHhWHF
10/28
2020
@EsTresidder Possibly. Might increase the MVHR maintenance given it's straight from a tank full of ammonia/etc. Als… https://t.co/XHHWVBH9iW @EsTresidder Intersting. Did you also look at the air extract from the composting tank? Usually a continuously runn… https://t.co/s6ru4IeuJm
10/2
2020
One click apartment layouts with computational design. Very cool. https://t.co/Y6KbAT1mWiWhat a beauty https://t.co/2IyPgOlEJg
9/29
2020
@WolfgangFeist @ecominimalnick @makarneil We produced a pretty good ~3m wide (internal) 2 to 3-storey house design… https://t.co/UN2VtIckQT @WolfgangFeist @ecominimalnick @makarneil Really nice summary graph. It's interesting to see quite how quickly the… https://t.co/vvGNKfAVtPBig news! @Law_Commission backed our long campaign to exempt #communitylandtrusts + #communityledhousing from lease… https://t.co/GDHHtCLQOz
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7/24
2020
@LETI_London @RIBAJ @ArchitectsJrnal @retrofitacademyAlso... don't ask me why @CBI_CC / their website are using a photo of a single glazed building to promote a low-carbon heating report. @CBI_CC low-carbon heat report. Good to see #retrofit training advocated. No mention of #fabricfirst energy effic… https://t.co/f65gI3ph9z
7/22
2020
Nearly 20% of UK homes aren't 'decent' / health. Poor housing disproportionately affects BAME communities and the v… https://t.co/eAIEJlsxrI
7/19
2020
@EEPaul Thanks. That would be really interesting to see. I love a good graph, but the devil is always in the details. @EEPaul Ah, the challenge of quickfire talks! I shall have to get my colour picker out to work out which is which… https://t.co/Jq8dwLxzGs @mrjamesob https://t.co/aH2ncGhNzh @realDonaldTrump spoiler alert: net-zero buildings can have windows and everything... crazy IKR! @realDonaldTrump "net-zero carbon emissions for homes, offices and all new buildings by 2030. That basically means… https://t.co/18oJf55tSX @TwitterSupport is there a way to retrospectively take the 'sensitive media feature off of past tweets? I seem to h… https://t.co/rcNI56x8oJ @realDonaldTrump spoiler alert: net-zero buildings can have windows and everything... crazy IKR! @EEPaul I'm having a hard time telling the colours apart (colourblindness isn't helping). Also, did they explain h… https://t.co/S6KSRS2XxP
7/18
2020
Indigenous group apologise after accidentally blowing up Rio Tinto’s headquarters https://t.co/mybwGcVGnf
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7/15
2020
Instead why not a streamlined process for energy #retrofit? Remove #VAT from retrofit? PD only for #PassiveHouse ro… https://t.co/OB0kJt18IVSo buildings where rooftop extensions could have been used to cross-subsidise and enable retrofit (creating healthy… https://t.co/hPEom1SC4WWhat will PD for 2-storey rooftop developments do? https://t.co/BHxX7yxESs Probably a spate of low-quality rooftop… https://t.co/qBnTuGQnx3#PermittedDevelopment is a cash handout to specific land and building owners (for doing no real economic work) whil… https://t.co/JhqBgl5RDEPlease @GOVUK end #PermittedDevelopment. It's always been & always will be a legalised loophole to bypass the… https://t.co/uNv4qhjjPE
6/29
2020
@MarkSiddallRIBA @HeckFood Linda McCartney all the way.
6/17
2020
'Ending racism, root and branch, [means] ending a global economic order predicated upon it...' https://t.co/VvxcMLViNK
6/9
2020
A very balanced (and brave I would say) article on the tension between fighting a once in a generation pandemic and… https://t.co/1Amn3Hd0io
6/8
2020
@ecominimalnick Does a beautiful bell curve hide behind that binary glory?I'm tired of seeing UK designs for pedestrianisation that are wall to wall hard paving (so they can still be driven… https://t.co/5zGy385OE7
5/24
2020
A very picturesque demonstration of the acoustic properties of triple glazing by @JurajMikurcik https://t.co/jBr693ZIX8
5/23
2020
Study in @nresearchnews shows global carbon emissions dropped 17% since January. As we all recover from this crisi… https://t.co/HVeeeQjJIc
5/19
2020
Damn autocorrect https://t.co/0W7PcZM6YK
5/12
2020
You can actually imagine the Thick of It scene: “We’re going with threat level 3.5” “But why not just 3?” “Too r… https://t.co/1rpv3WASOj
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5/11
2020
It’s important we realize how this virus hasn’t just created new problems; but poured gasoline on the crises we’ve… https://t.co/oPjy0OAR5V
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3/21
2020
@SarahASLewis You could try off-site acid treating and/or natural weathering and wax sealing to give a dark weather… https://t.co/TkAroSy3bz
3/16
2020
Standing room only for @EnergiesprongUK presentations from us and the other winning ESUK Design Competition winner… https://t.co/DLtw7zqSUAI have missed twitter like a stone in my shoe. But much of what I need to do I can only do here. Please join me and… https://t.co/yODkJUZclV
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3/4
2020
@KINarchitects and @15_40arch Starting off @FuturebuildNow showing out #Netzero #Passivhaus #Retrofit and build-up… https://t.co/wANDPxYYGa
3/3
2020
Excited to be one of the winners of @EnergiesprongUK 's retrofit & buildup design competition working w/ @15_40archhttps://t.co/8k7YgDNXSS
2/21
2020
Greetings from Schiphol’s Boder Guards We have sufficient supplies of mischievousness, herring and high strength G… https://t.co/KhjywqNpcI
Retweeted by Alex WhitcroftEU has voted yes to spending €29 billion on 32 major gas infrastructure projects that “will lock Europe into burnin… https://t.co/V20rxhPFC2
Retweeted by Alex WhitcroftOur environment is now being *safeguarded* by a minister who - Voted 14 times against measures to tackle climate ch… https://t.co/s3rwr2q65C
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2/15
2020
If you haven't already responded to the Part L 'Future Homes' consultation, remember to do it by Fri 7th (this week… https://t.co/N1AQig7uke
2/5
2020
Excited to have presented on @RIBA #2030Challenge this morning. Great talks from @bfootarch_sam & Andrew @nacsba S… https://t.co/O3ajMp4N7w
1/30
2020
@leti_london #netzero design guide... an incredible piece of crowd-written work. And what an amazing turnout for a… https://t.co/X99utMwR58
1/27
2020
Amen. Very sadly. https://t.co/y6v0naWEhUTrump's trial is a disgraceful show trial and a mockery of the justice system; where the person on trial sets the r… https://t.co/KXYyJd1n4M
1/22
2020
Never fear, the billionaires and self-styled space pharaohs have plans to save us all! Just after they've pillaging… https://t.co/jwsxp9sgTE @LukeJETozer I imagine Goldfinger would be supportive of up to date technology being used rather than faux-original… https://t.co/AU5k4sQh62
1/18
2020
🤣... 😭 https://t.co/H34fN2Q1t9
1/17
2020
The EU's Single Market is the biggest integrated market on the planet. It was a British invention that helped us be… https://t.co/6LX6YXlk2N
Retweeted by Alex WhitcroftDeeply concerning https://t.co/ebizdUDrXF
1/16
2020
The UK government proudly gives a failed private company doing significant environmental damage & little-to-no publ… https://t.co/W74PPyqRZL
1/15
2020
Research by #Bloomberg shows the cost of #Brexit (in real GDP terms) has reached £170m and will be £200m by the end… https://t.co/REZe7AGGeDAs @WolfgangFeist says, if we don't tackle #ClimateChange life on earth will go on... but civilisation as we know i… https://t.co/jbl16wOWYE
1/13
2020
Maybe environmentalism should be moved to a list of things we ENCOURAGE children to be 'radicalised' (read 'passion… https://t.co/zTL3emwDmwUK counter terrorism police issue a document declaring #ExtinctionRebellion an 'extremist ideology' for Prevent pa… https://t.co/HRCmstgREc
1/10
2020
@GiselleduToit @CircleArchitect Essentially, it's as @circlearchitect notes: well insulated walls buffer the buildi… https://t.co/MFbLfeXppZ
1/9
2020
Each UK building built that isn't truely #sustainable & #netzero is a retrofit bill for tenants and taxpayers withi… https://t.co/4fTA64wyM1Walking around the city today I'm struck yet again by how much fully glazed newbuild is still being built, knowing… https://t.co/OxlohPHU71
1/7
2020

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