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About John Easton
SUSTaim is a sustainability advice, assessment, research, and knowledge transfer service
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John is the founder and lead consultant of SUSTaim.
SUSTaim is a research, development, and advice and assessment service. The service delivers guidance from dedicated specialists who have the knowledge and experience to provide practical support for the definition and achievement of our sustainable futures.
Under John’s leadership, SUSTaim provides specialist design and technical advice and impact assessment support. These services are offered to clients directly and through their design, construction, and operations teams.
John is a qualified BREEAM sustainability assessor and is also a Carbon Trust Consultant and Resource Efficient Scotland Consultant, providing strategic level advice for development plans and detailed guidance for individual building designs. John’s specialist sectors include schools, healthcare, and housing and recent projects include energy and carbon management support for the delivery of the 2014 Commonwealth Games and support to the Scottish Government for the ‘greening’ of the Scottish School Estate.
Specialties: Public speaking, sustainability advocacy, organisational change management, masterplanning and development strategy, low carbon buildings design advice, carbon footprinting, sustainability impact assessment
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