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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
Featured articles and news
This CIOB article explores the concept of value in building design and construction.
BREEAM and Measurabl announce integration to improve the financial performance of commercial real estate.
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners' release new images of soon-to-open 3WTC tower in New York.
A document can be called a bond or a guarantee. Does the name matter and what is the difference between them?
New briefing note is launched focusing on increasing knowledge of housing that promotes health and wellbeing.
Arbitration is a private, contractual form of dispute resolution used in the construction industry.
The European Parliament has approved a revised Energy Performance of Buildings directive.
One in six MPs supports the ring-fencing of retentions as proposed in the 'Aldous Bill'.
A stakeholder is anyone who has an interest in the process or outcome of a construction project.
BRE launches online self-assessment tool for ethical labour sourcing.
Tower refurbishment failed to meet safety standards on several counts, according to leaked report.