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Tom Dollard

Director - Good Homes Alliance

Tom is He is a Director of the Good Homes Alliance and Head of Sustainable Design and Associate Partner at PTE. He works across the practice and industry to ensure practical, sustainable and energy efficient design.  Tom has wide experience in the architecture and construction industry in a variety of roles; site labourer, site manager, project architect and as a sustainability consultant. Tom’s experience as an Architect is across sectors and stages but has specialised in low energy schools, housing and masterplanning.

He is a chartered Architect (RIBA), certified Passivhaus designer, BREEAM assessor and BREEAM Accredited Professional. He is a core trainer for the Green Register of Construction Professionals and provides RIBA core CPD on designing resilient homes. He is a Director of the Good Homes Alliance. He is a Director of the Tower Hamlets Self Build Association. In 2013, he was voted one of Building magazines rising stars in sustainability and a rising star by the UKGBC.

From 2013-2016, he was the on site inspections team for the Zero Carbon Hub, working on the performance gap research project for industry and government. Tom is the author of the Zero Carbon Hub ‘Builders’ Book’, ‘Services Guide’ and ‘Designers Handbook’, a series of industry guides to improve the delivery of low carbon . His book, ‘Designed to Perform – an illustrated guide to energy efficient homes’ was published with the RIBA in 2018.
Tom is leading the design and site review process for the UK Government’s “Building for 2050” project which will inform steps required to accelerate the uptake of low cost, low carbon homes.