UKGBC recently released a green paper proposing a key leadership role for cities and local authorities in the support of the delivery of new homes.
There are many areas where achieving standards above minimum requirements leads to positive outcomes for home occupiers.
The Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia opened in autumn 2015. The 3,400 square metre building is one of the largest timber frame structures in the UK and has achieved BREEAM Outstanding. The building aimed to demonstrate to that natural products can provide attractive alternatives to conventional technologies. 70% of the studwork for … Continue reading “CASE STUDY: Sustainable Timber on BREEAM Outstanding Adapt Enterprise Centre”
We thought we would share 5 things you might not know about this standard. The Passivhaus Standard is the fastest growing low energy standard in Europe Over 30,000 buildings have been realised so far Passivhaus buildings have a high level of indoor air quality – roughly achieving a 75% reduction in space heating requirements compared … Continue reading “5 things you might not know about….Passivhaus”