Part of the AXA Group, a worldwide leader in financial services that operates in 56 Countries with over 102 million customers, AXA Insurance helps protect people and businesses through a wide range of insurance products.
baca Architects is an international award-winning, research-led practice, recognised around the world for its innovations in flood-resilient architecture and spatial planning. From bespoke private homes to large-scale developments and masterplanning, the Practice's pioneering research allows specialist knowledge to be applied throughout the development of each project. The result is beautiful, integrated and high-quality designs whether for commercial and leisure use or unique, luxury homes
Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)
CIAT is the qualifying body for architectural technology and represents those practising and studying within the discipline. CIAT qualifies Chartered Architectural Technologists (MCIAT) and professionally qualified Architectural Technicians (TCIAT).
Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters are independent claims specialists who operate under a Royal Charter to investigate, negotiate and agree the conclusion of insurance and other claims on behalf of insurers and policyholders.
Construction Products Association (CPA)
The CPA acts as a single voice to promote and campaign for construction product manufacturers, suppliers and innovators. The construction products industry is at the heart of the UK economy, providing essential materials for the built environment including our homes, schools, hospitals, and infrastructure.
The FADS Directory
The Flood Alleviation & Drainage Systems (FADS) Directory is a website dedicated to providing information for the water management industry, including listings of suppliers, contractors and consultants.
JBA is an environmental, engineering and risk group, committed to exceptional client service and to helping improve the environment, business and infrastructure. It provides consulting and risk management services as well as supporting the delivery of renewable energy to the private and public sector. The JBA Trust supports and promotes research, education and training in the fields of environmental risks and resources.
Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU)
MMU is the largest campus-based undergraduate university in the UK with a total student population of more than 37,000. The School of Science and the Environment has a well-established reputation in the fields of biological, environmental and ecological management with an emphasis on vocational education and employability.
Property Care Association (PCA)
The PCA is the trade association representing specialists who can be trusted to resolve problems affecting buildings. PCA member firms can investigate and resolve defects involving everything from damp and condensation, to floodwater recovery and flood protection.
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is an international professional body with over 100,000 members. RICS represents everything professional and ethical in land, property and construction. With chartered surveyors as their members, RICS regulate and promote the profession, protect clients and consumers via a strict ethical code and provide impartial advice.
UNESCO-IHE is the largest international water education centre for post graduates in the world, carrying out educational, research and capacity development activities in the broad fields of water engineering, water management, environment, sanitation, and governance. Based in Delft, the Institute confers fully accredited MSc and PhD degrees in collaboration with partners in the Netherlands.
University of Warwick
The university is one of the UK’s leading research centres, with the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise ranking its research as 7th overall in the UK. The University has 29 academic departments and over 50 research centres and institutes. Its School of Engineering includes research on water engineering and geotechnical engineering.
University of the West of England
The University has an active research community which makes a significant contribution to advances in industry, commerce, health and technology, both nationally and internationally. The Department of Architecture and the Built Environment and Department of Geography and Environmental Management offer an extensive range of courses.
Zero Carbon Hub
The Zero Carbon Hub was established in 2008, as a non-profit organisation, to take day-to-day operational responsibility for achieving the UK government’s target of delivering zero carbon homes in England from 2016. Since then the Hub has worked with both government and industry with the focus on raising build standards and reducing the risk associated with implementing the Zero Carbon Homes policy.