The Green Guide to Specification – An environmental profiling system for construction materials
The opportunities and challenges presented by approaches to capital project delivery.
On Tuesday 4th October the Sustainable Construction Topic Support Network met at the University of Edinburgh to discuss current issues and priorities in sustainable construction...
A century ago, universities, offices and schools that were made of robust stone, brick, equipped with basic gas and water, and perhaps a few electrical systems, were probably...
The Rocking Horse Nursery at the University of Aberdeen has been formally recognised as the first Passive House nursery in Scotland and the first building of its kind in...
Sustainability is one of the key enablers for UCL’s large scale transformation program as it undertakes a major refurbishment and expansion of its estate.
Part of the ambition of the School of Ponts Paris Tech to "be the world reference for research, innovation and training in key areas of sustainable development", the...
In response to growing ethical concerns, the construction industry is rightly being called upon to take a stand and articulate its position on ethical sourcing. Coming up with...
The University of East Anglia's Enterprise Centre is targeting Passivhaus and BREEAM Outstanding, has created new industry locally and nationally, and has made...
Creative Energy Homes: Low-Energy and Zero-Carbon Housing – a living test-site for energy efficient technologies A long-term development of seven “Creative Energy...
North Hertfordshire College approached d+b facades with regard to cladding an old 1960’s building. From the first contact to completion they worked with the...
The refurbishment of Nescot College included the addition of a dramatic raked gable end
This keynote presentation is from the “Challenging Connections” EAUC Annual Conference 2015, Further Education Summit and presented by Nigel Marsh, Global Head of...
The University required a purpose built, highly efficient high density data centre to be installed and commissioned within 13 months ready for the start of the new academic year
The redevelopment of Durham University Business School produced an eye-catching facility which successfully enhanced the student experience and transformed the working lives of...
In 2006, recognising the need to update facilities, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) took on the largest and most exciting construction and refurbishment project to date
The Julian Study Centre is an ambitious structure that solidifies a holistic approach to new teaching and seminar spaces
Edinburgh’s historic Old High School has been transformed into an award winning, energy efficient hub for knowledge, innovation and skills.
Worcester Royal Infirmary, the primary teaching and surgical hospital in Worcestershire until it closed in 2002 lay derelict for eight years and has now been sensitively restored
The aim of the project was to build on the lessons learnt from previous projects and further embed sustainable development principles into the new development at the BGLZ.
This project supports families in-need by transforming run-down and derelict properties into modern and affordable homes in the community.
Discover construction products and materials containing recycled content. Specifying products with higher recycled content is a simple and cost-effective way to meet your...
A link to WRAP's dedicated construction webpages which contain lots of information to help you with key areas including resource efficiency.
In total, Salix supports over 120 technologies work types. A full list of these can be found by clicking on the link below.
This case study demonstrates how d+b facades insulated aluminium rainscreen overcladding, replacement windows and single ply overroofing at The Bournemouth and Poole College.
This case study describes how d+b facades transformed poor accommodation into a contemporary learning environment.
A presentation from the EAUC annual conference 2014 on sustainable university retrofits: challenges, opportunities, user engagement and lessons learned.
A presentation about BREEAM New Construction 2011 with an overview of the changes introduced, the 2014 changes to energy efficiency requirements and the responsible sourcing of...
A summary document from AUDE about the Shaping Agendas report, plus the report itself, which provides further information on the relevant issues to higher education estates.
The Manchester College upcycled a derelict Grade 2 listed public baths building, designed by renowned architect Henry Price in 1910
This facility will provide unique curriculum and learning opportunities for further and higher education and for research and development throughout Belfast and Northern Ireland.
The Rosalind Franklin refurbishment has been a cornerstone in the School of Science and Technology teaching and learning facilities at Nottingham Trent University.
This report helps inform and monitor the implementation of BREEAM and shows the scheme and rating for BREEAM developments in the UK
This case study demonstrates how d+b facades helped the University of Glasgow improve their library building
This case study describes how d+b facades refurbished Chelmsford College with aluminium rainscreens, doors and high performance timber-aluminium composite replacement windows.
BRE Global have developed a number of free resources online covering a range of areas to help you and your understanding of BREEAM. These training webinars are typically short,...
This case study demonstrates how d+b facades provided Imperial College London with aluminium rainscreen overcladding and high-performance replacement windows.
EAUC Member responses about PassivHaus standards
Phase 1 overcladding of the University of Bradford’s Richmond Building was completed in 2006 – Phase II was undertaken nearly 10 years later!
The case study describes how d+b facades designed and built insulated aluminium rainscreens, window replacement and insulated roofing at Bedford College.
This case study describes how d+b facades comprised the design and build of an insulated aluminium rainscreen and replacement windows.
A case study of the work d+b facades carried out on Blackpool & The Fylde College to repair, restraint and stabilise existing external buildings.
This case study describes how d+b facades insulated aluminium rainscreen overcladding, single ply overlay roof and replacement windows to two interconnected multi-storey...
This is a d+b facades case study on the design and build of an insulated aluminium rainscreen and replacement windows.
This case study demonstrates how d+b facades insulated aluminium overcladding and replacement windows to two two-storey buildings with projecting bays to the upper floor.
This case study demonstrates how d +b facades designed and built an insulated aluminium rainscreen covering 9,800m2 and 2,000 replacement windows.
This case study demonstrates how d+b facades provided an alternative, under bugdet, approach to giving Annex's location a 'hybrid' aluminum rainscreen,...
This case study demonstrates how d+b facades designed and built an insulated rainscreen and window replacement to multiple storied buildings at Liverpool John Moores University.
When Motherwell College came to specify the flooring for its new £70 million Ravenscraig building it turned to Building Design Partnership to create a stunning sustainable scheme
Built for the same cost as traditional student accommodation, The Green is University of Bradford’s final piece of the jigsaw in the Ecoversity Programme.
A range of CaSPRr case studies covering energy, construction, waste, EMS and strategy.
A range of case studies from CaSPr covering energy, construction, waste, EMS and strategy.
This report provides guidance on sustainability issues while commissioning construction of new buildings or refurbishments within further education (FE) colleges in the UK
Completed in July 2010, the £4.2m Durning Centre at Edge Hill University is a building that incorporates unique sustainability innovations.
Case studies from the Winner and Highly Commended for the Sustainable Construction category from the 06/07 Green Gown Awards
This resource consists of an ESD briefing document for Building Design & Construction by the University of Sunderland.
In this EAUC Member Spotlight see how Lancaster University identified the need and constructed new build residences on campus that met four sustainability objectives.
The CEEQUAL Scheme Manual for Projects is directed at the assessment of civil engineering projects with a clearly defined project boundary and timescale.
A report which examines the extent to which departments and executive agencies are meeting targets to make their new buildings and major refurbishments more sustainable.
Lauder College has built a unique construction workshop (ECOspace) and training centre for educating students in environmental best practice for the construction industry.
A case study about Queen Margaret University’s Corstorphine Campus which was relocated and how it embraced the challenge to deliver the most sustainable campus in the UK.
A resource with guidance on developing sustainable timber procurement policies covering all timber and timber derived products
CEREc is a unique, teaching, research and demonstration resource for the built environment hosting a number of renewable and intelligent energy solutions.
Achieving Excellence in Construction Procurement Guide in 'Whole-life Costing and Cost Management', published by the Office of Government Commerce in 2007. Link to the...
This links to asection of the BREEAM website includes case studies on buildings certified to the BREEAM standard.
BRE Global’s website for BREEAM, a design and assessment method for sustainable buildings.
This section of BRE Group’s website includes a comprehensive list of the sustainability services they offer, such as BREEAM, GreenPrint and SMARTWaste.
SustainabilityZone is designed to help companies in the construction industry improve the sustainability of their businesses through guidance and toolkits.
Two examples of university buildings that have received BREEAM awards
Link to the HiPerBuild programme which takes forward HEEPI's decade long work on more sustainable buildings in universities and colleges.