Sustainable Construction Services wins BREEAM special award for 2011

BREEAM, Sustainable Construction Services
Winner of the award for the Government building with the highest BREEAM rating — the north-west office of the Arts Council.

Matthew Edis, director of Sustainable Construction Services, has scooped this year’s award for the highest-scoring BREEAM Government building. It is for the north-west office of the Arts Council in the centre of Manchester. SCS raised the BREEAM rating of this building from ‘Very good’ to ‘Excellent’ by incorporating a range of sustainable measures with no additional cost to achieve an Energy Performance Certificate rating of 40.

Those measures include natural ventilation in the main office areas and over 15% of energy derived form low- and zero-carbon technologies. Highly sustainable and certified materials were used throughout, and the building was designed for low water consumption.

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