Cambridge University, Gemco Intelligent Buildings Group, Trend, Steve Browning
The exterior of the new facility for three rowing clubs

New rowing centre offers comfort and efficiency

Located on the River Great Ouse in Ely, the new Cambridge University Boathouse is a state-of-the-art facility that acts as a centre of excellence for rowing. It aims to use energy as efficiently as possible and maintain perfect comfort conditions for occupants and users.

REL Building Services, LED lighting, Toby Buckley, leisure centres, swimming pools, gyms
Toby Buckley

Shaping up

With investment in leisure centres growing, M&E contractors must shape up to take on the challenges presented by increasingly complex facilities. Toby Buckley shares his insights from the M&E contractor’s point of view.

Green Modular, modular, Craig Riley, classroom, education
The modular classroom: a familiar sight with a new look

Modular learning

Craig Riley explains why modular buildings are a popular solution for today’s education market, and how the prefabricated buildings provide usable, sustainable classrooms.

church, Steven Evans, church building, Church of England, Potterton Commercial
Steven Evans

HOLY HEAT

Specifiers face a series of unique challenges when it comes to upgrading heating systems in historic buildings such as churches. Steven Evans highlights what needs to be considered to ensure projects go smoothly.

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