Energy efficiency in buildings

Sweco: Sighthill Glasgow Transformational Regeneration

Aims of the project: Regeneration of a 50ha derelict area of Glasgow The scheme includes the regeneration of a mixture of occupied, vacant and derelict contaminated land including the site demolition of former residential tower blocks, followed by extensive...

Remourban: Nottingham Demonstrator site – Retrofitting Housing

Aims of the project: The project aims to tackle sustainability issues around transport, energy, and ICT and to develop a model to show how sustainability can be integrated into the regeneration of our towns and cities. REMOURBAN is a Horizon 2020 project involving...

Active Classroom

Aims of the project: Demonstration of the “buildings as power stations” concept, i.e. buildings which can generate, store and release their own energy for heating and power Integration of a range of novel technology to produce a building that requires very little...

SGS Berkeley Green

Aims of the project: Creation of Green Construction Skills Centre on ex-nuclear labs site Key challenges and how were these overcome: Many of the key challenges centred on the application of innovative, carbon-sequestering offsite timber technology, due to significant...

Stirling: Sustainable Growth Agreement

To develop a collaborative partnering approach in working towards One Planet Prosperity, working closely with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency. This process would be a key aspect of the Stirling City Region Deal currently being negotiated with both...