RICS has just published a new LCA practical guidance lead by Sturgis Carbon Profiling on Whole Life Carbon assessment for the built environment.
Read more about our involvement here.
Simon Sturgis, Managing Director of SCP and non-voting sustainability advisor of the Stirling Prize 2017 gives his view on how truly environmentally friendly this year’s shortlist are.
Nicholas Hare Architects are again hosting an evening of presentations and debate during the 2017 World Green Building Week, the flagship event of the global green building movement – organised by the World Green Building Council and led by its network of 74 Green Building Councils and their 27,000 member companies. The subject is How good is CLT? – in birth, life and death. The aim will be to reach a balanced understanding of how much cross-laminated timber (CLT) can contribute towards achieving Zero Carbon.
Dr. Qian Li, Associate of SCP, will be giving the introductory and closing talks and leading the following up discussions. Join us!
Date: Tuesday, 26 September
Time: 18:30 – 20:30
Location: Nicholas Hare Architects LLP, 3 Barnsbury Square, London N1 1JL
To book, please click here.
From April 2018, all rented domestic and commercial properties in England and Wales must have a minimum energy efficiency rating of E. This new legal standard (MEES) was introduced by the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) Regulations 2015 and originates from the Energy Act 2011.
What does this mean?
It will be unlawful to let a property which breaches the requirement for a minimum E rating, unless there is an applicable exemption. Civil penalties will be set by reference to the property’s rateable value and will be subject to a minimum penalty of £5,000.
How can we help?
SCP has a vast experience in assessing properties for energy efficiency measures and is working closely with real estate clients for the forthcoming changes.
SCP can assist in evaluating the current state of your asset and providing EPC and advise on cost effective measures to improve energy performance without causing any damage to the property.
For more information on MEES please contact Andrea Carvajal on +44 (0) 20 7613 2500 or email@example.com
Simon Sturgis, Managing Director of SCP, to talk about the ‘Implementation of the Circular Masterplan for Gatwick airport’ at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) UK Sustainability Day on 23th May.