Two New Passivhaus Schools Complete in Carmarthenshire

Two New Passivhaus Schools Complete in Carmarthenshire

A new way of delivering high quality schools is proving that investment in children’s wellbeing in Wales is paying off.   The £8.5m Ysgol Parc y Tywyn project (above) provides 350 school children from the Burry Port area with an outstanding new learning environment. The project is the second of two

Shopping park achieves ‘BREEAM’ and ‘carbon neutral’ status

Shopping park achieves BREEAM and carbon neutral

Developers, Hammerson has proudly announced that its Elliott’s Field Phase II in Rugby has achieved two sustainability world firsts, having been awarded an interim Outstanding BREEAM rating in addition to becoming the first shopping park globally designed to be carbon neutral.   These achievements follow Hammerson’s recent commitment to becoming Net

Student population growing at Durrington High School

Student population growing at Durrington High School

Durrington High School in Worthing, West Sussex, has successfully completed work on its expansion, using the Kingspan TEK Cladding Panel. The Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) was specified to help target a BREEAM ‘Very Good’ rating and to achieve excellent fabric performance against a tight project deadline.   The school is now able

BREEAM a common theme in shortlisted sustainability projects

The building awards shortlist

BREEAM, the internationally recognised measure of sustainability for buildings and communities, was a key component in 7 out of the 10 projects shortlisted for the Sustainability Project of the Year at last year's Building Awards.   The projects span a range of sectors from hotels to offices, education to laboratories and

Top BRE ‘Green Guide’ rating for Rockpanel Products

ROCKPANEL®Products Awarded Top BRE Green Guide Rating

Rockpanel Group has once again displayed its commitment to sustainability as all 16 certified construction elements with Durable and Durable ProtectPlus façade boards received best-in-class Green Guide Ratings of A+.   The ratings were awarded by BRE Global following a rigorous life cycle assessment process which considered environmental impacts across 13