Press

27th January 2017

Sustainability: Efficient offices

How do you create an energy-efficient office that is cost effective and great for the workforce? Currie & Brown describes how UKGBC refurbished an office with the UK’s lowest level of embodied carbon. Sturgis Carbon Profiling was part of team advising on carbon reduction strategies and measuring the embodied carbon footprint of the project.

You can read the article here by following the link to building.co.uk.

You can read more about SCP involvement here.

10th March 2016

Playing the long game

The Spring Issue of the Concrete Centre quarterly magazine explores the upcoming Lifecycle assessment (LCA) of buildings, a holistic approach undertaken with the use of new tools for designers and specifiers. Sturgis Carbon Profiling aims to deliver a UK-wide implementation plan for delivering whole-life carbon reductions in accordance with BS EN 15978 by mid-2017. The Consortium project is led by SCP, including Laing O’Rourke, Arup and Faithful & Gould.

You can read the article here by following the link to concretecentre.com or open pdf here.

You can read more about SCP involvement here.

23rd February 2016

Gatwick Airport hires green tsar

Simon Sturgis of SCP talks about new role as Carbon Consultant of Gatwick, as the airport sets carbon reduction target to battle with Heathrow on the new runway in the South-east. The carbon strategy will emphasize on the future sustainability in its built environment, particularly during construction.

You can read the article here by following the link to building.co.uk or open pdf here.

You can read more about SCP evolvement here, here, here, here, here, here.

18th January 2016

A new metric

Simon Sturgis of SCP talks to Make about ‘whole-life carbon’, the future of sustainability in the built environment, and providing carbon consultancy to some of the world’s best-known businesses.

You can read the interview here by following the link to makearchitects.com or open pdf here.

12th October 2015

The British Council for Offices Awards 2015

Living Planet Centre – the WWF UK headquarters wins the Innovation award in BCO’s Awards 2015. SCP was part of the project teams analysing the embodied carbon of all materials from design stage to construction including furniture procurement.

You can read the article here by following the link to the online edition or open pdf here.

You can read more about SCP evolvement here.

20th July 2015

Embodied carbon research nets £250,000

Consortium led by Sturgis Carbon Profiling, inclunding Laing O’Rourke, Arup and Faithful & Gould, secures funding for whole life carbon assessments.

You can read the article here by following the link to Building.co.uk or open pdf here.

10th July 2015

Come to London rental market

Passive House+ takes a look at the 11 & 19 Passmore Street EnerPHit projects, Grosvenor’s upgrade of two historic properties in Belgravia that brings high-end passive housing to Westminster.

You can read the article here by following the link to Passivehouseplus.ie or open pdf here.

27th March 2015

Climatic Risk Toolkit: The impact of climate change in the Non-domestic real estate sector

The new RICS research report and online tool written by Sturgis Carbon Profiling help that built environment sector in eight European countries determine the risk and impact climate change will have on non – domestic, or commercial, buildings.

You can read the article here by following the link to Arbitrage-re.com.

25th March 2015

RICS launches climate change tool to make buildings sustainable

RICS has launched a new online tool done by Sturgis Carbon Profiling to help construction trade professionals calculate the environmental impact of their work.

You can read the article here by following the link to PropertyEU.

25th February 2015

Can tall buildings ever be Sustainable?

With debate still raging over the 230 towers lined up to make the London skyline look more like Hong Kong’s, Ike Ijeh looks at whether tall buildings can ever be sustainable. Simon Sturgis of  SCP spoke at the Edge debate on 11th February in City Hall, London.

You can read the article here by following the link to bdonline.co.uk or open pdf with Simon’s Sturgis talk here.

17th February 2015

London EnerPHit rentals available soon

Sturgis Carbon Profiling has just completed three residential properties that achieve the EnerPHit Standard for Grosvenor.

You can read the article here by following the link to PassivHaus Trust.

6th June 2014

Whole-life sustainability of buildings – the power of being able to measure

Oliver Richards attended a master class from Simon Sturgis of SCP, which demonstrated the power of an architect being able to measure aspects of a building’s performance and thereby prove his worth. Thinking about the whole life cycle of a building can draw very different conclusions about how to design and what materials to use.

You can read the article here.

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