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, […]

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 […]

M&E Services Design for South Bucks Hospice

South Bucks Hospice is Taking Shape

September 30, 2016

The new South Bucks Hospice is now water tight and all new mechanical and electrical equipment is being installed. To create a comfortable environment and keep running costs to a minimum, a practical range of renewable technologies has been incorporated together with chilled beams, energy efficient lighting and heating systems. The hospice is on the […]

Mechanical and Electrical Power System at Dering Street London

Backup Power for Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema

September 3, 2016

Deluxe Technicolour Digital Cinema supports digital cinema mastering and distribution for most of the world’s biggest film companies – supporting the industry’s move to 100% digital distribution. The company adds features, trailers and sound tracks, often in several languages, to meet red carpet deadlines. To provide a backup in case of a power failure, Green […]

Welbrook Court Cambridge

Heating and Cooling System Installed in 100mm Ceiling Void at Wellbrook Court, Cambridge

June 12, 2016

Green Building Design Consultants designed a cost-effective and energy efficient heating and cooling system for this 950 sq. metre Category A fit out at Wellbrook Industrial Estate, Girton. The system included new air conditioning and ventilation throughout as well as lighting, electrics, under-floor busbar power, floor boxes and domestic water heating. A major challenge was […]

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Simon Green Presents Engineering Aspects of Dilapidations to JLL

May 26, 2016

On Wednesday 25th May, Simon Green presented a lecture on ‘The Dilapidations Protocol from an Engineer’s Perspective’ to building surveyors at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). As an acknowledged expert in engineering aspects of dilapidations, Simon regularly presents to major surveying practices and the RICS about the practical issues involved in resolving dilapidations claims. Simon was […]

West Wing Hop Exchange

M&E System at The Hop Exchange Redesigned to Eliminate need for a New Substation

May 10, 2016

Working alongside Cumberland Construction, Green Building Design Consultants have assisted the mechanical and electrical contractors with this design and build contract in the Grade II listed Hop Exchange building to eliminate the need for a new substation. The complete M&E design for the modern office building was developed with the need to reduce power consumption, […]