John Wolfendale Co-Author of a Course in Sustainable Development to be delivered in London

John Wolfendale has been involved for many months in preparing a course in Sustainable Development for the commercial property industry in conjunction with Bayfield Training.

Phoenix Valley China
Phoenix Valley China

The material prepared so far covers:

  • The affect sustainable development has on tenant demand and rents
  • The affect sustainable development has on asset value
  • The affect sustainable development has on running costs
  • Public benefits of sustainable development which may influence the planning authorities
  • Independent assessment tools such as LEED and BREEAM




  • The importance of design in energy efficiency
  • Sustainable building materials
  • On site renewable energy sources
  • The regulatory environment and tax benefits of sustainable development.
  • Future technology

The course teaches financial modelling so delegates can assess the financial impact of each decision on the bottom line.

The course is focussed on the needs of the industry so delegates acquire the tools and concepts they need to make better business decisions.

Possible case studies are:


Bayfield Training is the leading international training company for the commercial property investment industry. Clients include the top property companies, investment funds and leading firms of chartered surveyors such as Jones Lang le Salle, Cushman and Wakefield and CBRE.



Author: John Wolfendale

Bio: John is a founder of Eco Vida and is passionate about bringing modern design and construction practices to Spain. He believes a home which is warm in winter and cool in summer is largely a matter of design and selective use of materials.  He is British and a Chartered Surveyor with over 20 years experience living and working in Spain.

John Wolfendale Chartered Surveyor Granada
John Wolfendale Chartered Surveyor Granada
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