Press

15th November 2013

Airports of the future

We cannot ignore the impact of airports on the UK’s carbon reduction targets. A new elephant in the room has been exposed by the relatively niche activity of whole-life carbon analysis of construction projects.

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

25th October 2013

AJ launches The Green Rethink, a conference to radically redefine sustainability

Hattie Hartman investigates a clever way of quantifying a building’s total carbon use. Looks at the refurbishment of a mixed-use building in London by Sturgis Associates that employed the carbon profiling technique.

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

8th October 2012

On-site renewables not cost effective says BCO report

British Council for Offices questions sustainable credentials of on-site renewables.

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

4th October 2012

Report: viability of on-site energy generation in offices ‘highly questionable’

A new report has blamed ‘contradictory’ government policy for office developers installing ‘very inefficient and badly performing’, small-scale renewable energy generators.

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

3rd October 2012

BCO report urges on-site renewables rethink

Renewable technologies are failing to be cost effective, resulting in developers and taxpayers being left significantly out of pocket, according to a report.

You can read the article here by following the link to FM World or open pdf here.

18th May 2012

WWF HQ: ‘Stringent is an understatement’

At the World Wildlife Fund’s new HQ in Surrey, Willmott Dixon has taken sustainable construction to new levels of rigour, forensically tracking the carbon content of every single element, and even building an FSC-certified workshop on site. The whole-life carbon assessment and mitigation process was handled by SCP.

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

18th May 2012

Triple glazing in offices increases carbon footprint

Exclusive whole life carbon research shows extra cost is not offset by emissions reductions.

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

5th May 2010

RICS proposes carbon profiling solution

A research paper that looks at solution developed by Sturgis Associates to calculate buildings’ whole-life CO2 emissions. The RICS has launched a research paper on calculating the whole-life carbon dioxide emissions of buildings.

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

26th March 2009

Carbon Profiling

Hattie Hartman investigates a clever way of quantifying a building’s total carbon use. Looks at the refurbishment of a mixed-use building in London by Sturgis Associates that employed the carbon profiling technique.

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

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