Emma Osmundsen is a Chartered Surveyor with over 25 years of experience specialising in the development and delivery of low energy, healthy and climate resilient homes and buildings. She has first hand experience of how good buildings transform the lives of others, delivering homes and buildings that enhance the wellbeing of their occupants, contributing towards the preservation of our planet and lifting the performance credentials of development in the UK for generations to come.
Emma’s Passivhaus journey started in 2008 when she headed up the development of the UK’s first multi-residential certified Passivhaus scheme for Exeter City Council. Since then, Emma has been responsible for delivering more than 100 Passivhaus homes across the city and, more recently, the start on site of two UK-first Passivhaus developments; an Extra-Care elderly housing village and Leisure Centre.
Wholly owned by Exeter City Council, ECL is a limited company and their operations feed into the overall ‘Livable Exeter’ vision of the City Council. Every penny of profit which they make will be reinvested into frontline public services – a ‘profit for purpose’ company.