In his role as head of sustainable design, Tom works across the practice to promote a sustainable approach to the design of all projects, and to provide project teams with the requisite awareness, training and support.

Tom 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 writing the “Builders’ Book” and “Services Guide” to address the performance gap in the delivery of energy efficient homes, based on 21 case studies around the UK. In 2018, he published “Designed to Perform: An illustrated guide to delivering energy efficient homes” with the RIBA.

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