Press

10th November 2017

Just how sustainable is cross-laminated timber?

CLT’s environmental qualities came under scrutiny during World Green Building Week. Jon Astbury reports on the benefits of the ‘material of the future’ following on the event hosted by Nicholas Hare Architects last September. Qian Li, Associate at Sturgis Carbon Profiling, introduced the issues surrounding CLT’s environmental performance.

You can read the article here by following the link to The Architects’ Journal or open pdf here.

15th September 2017

Stirling jury to get first sustainability advisor

The Stirling Prize jury will be advised by a sustainability consultant for the first time. Simon Sturgis, Managing Director of Sturgis Carbon Profiling, will accompany the judges as they tour the six buildings on the shortlist later this month.

You can read the article here by following the link to BD Online or open pdf here.

15th September 2017

Sustainability expert to advise RIBA Stirling Prize jury

Architects Journal on the appointment of Simon Sturgis to advise the RIBA Stirling Prize jury on the green credentials of this year’s six finalists.

You can read the article here by following the link to Architects Journal or open pdf here.

7th September 2017

This £7,000 a month mews house is now among country’s most eco-friendly homes

Evening Standard takes a look at the 126 Pavilion Road project, Cadogan Estate’s first EnerPHit mews house that has also achieved a BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ rating.

You can read the article here by following the link to Evening Standard or open pdf here.

You can read more about SCP’s involvement here.

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 the built environment sector in eight European countries to determine the risk and the 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.

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