Constructing Excellence Presentation - Smart & Sustainable Design

Simon Green Presents at Constructing Excellence Smart and Sustainable Design Forum

November 15, 2017

On Thursday 9th November at Epson UK in Hemel Hempstead, Simon Green joined expert speakers to present at the Herts & Beds Constructing Excellence and Chamber of Commerce forum covering ‘Smart / Sustainable Design and Products’. Simon Green’s presentation explained the principles of mechanical and electrical design for sustainability whilst overcoming some common misconceptions. To […]

M&E for University of Westminster Lecture Theatre

M&E Design for Lecture Theatres and Classrooms at University of Westminster

October 10, 2017

GBDC designed new mechanical and electrical systems for a complete refurbishment of three lecture theatres, plus corridors, classrooms and a boardroom at the University of Westminster’s Marylebone campus. The full refurbishment took place over the summer closure and detailed designs were produced on a tight timescale during the pre-construction phase of the contract. Working with […]

Bengeo Scout Hut Fundraising

GBDC Supports Fundraising for Local Scout Hut

July 25, 2017

As a local company, we are committed to our local community and are currently working with the 2nd Bengeo Scout Group in their fundraising efforts to rebuild the Scout Hut on Watermill Lane, Bengeo. The 40 year old building is damp and decaying and needs rebuilding so it is a safe environment for the 200 […]

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Green Building Design Consultants Recognised at the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards 2017

May 24, 2017

We are delighted to have been shortlisted as finalists for two awards at the prestigious Hertfordshire Inspiring Awards 2017. Celebrating the success, achievement and contribution of Hertfordshire based businesses, these awards have selected Green Building Design Consultants as finalists for the Environmental Award and The Investors in Young People Award. The Environmental Award recognises organisations […]

Green Building Design CPD Presentation

‘What Constitutes a “Green Technology”?’ CPD Lecture Now Available

April 11, 2017

To explain the basis of mechanical and electrical design for sustainability and to overcome some common misconceptions, Green Building Design Consultants’ CPD presentation ‘What Constitutes a “Green Technology”?’ is now available. This lecture covers areas such as insulation, renewable technologies, efficient systems and compliance. Specific recommendations are given for air source heat pumps, domestic water […]

Rainham Hall M&E Design

Rainham Hall Lift M&E Design Featured in AJ Specification Magazine

March 21, 2017

The February 2017 edition of AJ Specification magazine featured Rainham Hall stair and lift – for which Green Building Design Consultants sourced a lift manufacturer to discreetly conceal a lift within an oak-clad newel of the spiral staircase. Working with Julian Harrap Architects on the restoration of this beautiful Georgian building for the National Trust, […]

Andy Pidgeon Green Building Design Consultants

Green Building Design Consultants Appoint Andy Pidgeon as Principal Engineer

February 6, 2017

Andy Pidgeon moved to Green Building Design Consultants from Atkins in December 2016, with an impressive 25 year track record working for internationally recognised consulting engineers including Buro Happold, Capital and Aecom. Most recently, Andy was working on the £750m Gateway refurbishment and extension of Birmingham New Street Station and Lead Electrical Engineer for various […]

Sir John Soane's Musum

Conservation Heating System Designed for Sir John Soane’s Museum

December 6, 2016

Sir John Soane, the architect of the Bank of England, negotiated an Act of Parliament in 1833 to preserve his house and private collection in Lincoln’s Inn Fields. Working with Julian Harrap Architects, Green Building Design Consultants have designed a conservation heating system to limit humidity and conserve the building’s fabric and decoration. Funded by […]

Accreditation Certificate

Jaejae Dimmock Passes IES Virtual Environment Exam to Become a Low Carbon Energy Assessor

November 25, 2016

Jaejae Dimmock, Graduate Mechanical Engineer, has passed his IES Virtual Environment exam and is now qualified as a Low Carbon Energy Assessor to manage energy assessments for Level 3, 4 and 5 buildings. An application will be made to the CIBSE Accreditation Board for Green Building Design Consultants to issue Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and […]

Mechanical and Electrical Design at Clockwork Building

The Clockwork Building Transformed with new M&E Features

November 18, 2016

The Clockwork Building in Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith, was designed by Richard Siefert, architect of Centre Point tower and Tower 42 and was originally home to the International Time Recording Company. With a roof terrace giving panoramic views of the River Thames and London’s skyline, the completely transformed, 42,000 sq ft office building features exposed, vaulted […]