Richard Emery, Green Building Design Consultants

Richard Emery becomes IHEEM Registered Authorising Engineer

July 20, 2018

In June 2018 Richard received his IHEEM AE Register peer review and interview, and we are pleased to announce that he has been accepted on to the ‘Register of Authorising Engineers’ for the healthcare estates sector covering the electrical discipline. This peer review ‘is an important part of on-going professional competency.’ Richard Emery moved to […]

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Green Building Design Consultants has been successful in securing a place on the NHS Shared Business Services 4-year Construction Consultancy Framework

April 16, 2018

The framework (SBS/17/NH/PZR/9256) came into effect 1st April 2018 and runs until 31st March 2022. NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) is a unique joint venture between the Department of Health and Sopra Steria, providing business support services to NHS Trusts and associated organisations. The SBS/17/NH/PZR/9256-Construction Consultancy Services (2) Framework Agreement brings together all the disciplines required […]

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We are pleased to announce the successful transition of Green Building Design Consultants’ Ltd (GBD) Environmental Management System (EMS) from ISO 14001:2004 to ISO 14001:2015.

April 5, 2018

Since becoming accredited to ISO 14001:2004 in March 2015, we have now successfully transitioned to ISO 14001:2015 in March 2018 Processes & procedures have been enhanced by the GBD EMS Team, with the assistance of external Consultant (Blackmores) and were reviewed by BSI during the Continuing Assessment Audit in March 2018. This resulted in no […]

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MEES Regulations come into force on 1st April – Landlords are you ready?

March 23, 2018

From the 1st April, you will not be able to let or rent out any building with an EPC rating of F or G. However, don’t despair as the Green Building Design Consultants team can help you. What are the MEES Regulations? The MEES Regulations stipulate the new minimum energy efficient standard which comes into […]

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Technical Bulletin – Insulating Rubber Matting

March 13, 2018

In the vast majority of HV substations and LV switchrooms, we see Insulating Rubber Matting which is often old and contaminated. When asking Appointed Persons why it is installed, there is rarely a clear idea. Our latest Technical Bulletin: TB001- Insulating Rubber Matting explains the relevance of BS EN6111:2009 Rubber Matting (Live Working) to ‘live’ […]

Richard Emery, Green Building Design Consultants

Green Building Design Consultants are delighted to announce the appointment Richard Emery as Senior Authorising Engineer (AE)

February 23, 2018

Richard Emery IEng MIET MIHEEM Richard Emery moved to Green Building Design Consultants from Carillion Plc in February 2018, with an impressive track record of over 30 years’ electrical contracting experience, of which the last 10 years have been as Electrical Senior / Authorising Engineering (AE) with MITIE and Carillion, working on critical complex electrical […]

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Green Building Design Consultants are Cyber Essentials Accredited

February 6, 2018

Green Building Design is delighted to announce that it has gained the Cyber Essentials accreditation. The government and industry backed Cyber Essentials scheme is designed to improve the resilience of UK businesses to the most common cyber security threats. Cyber Essentials Accreditation is awarded to companies which pass a stringent assessment and can clearly demonstrate […]

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M&E Design for Open Plan Offices at 2-4 Southwark Street, opposite Borough Market

January 21, 2018

GBD managed M&E design for a total refurbishment of four floors at 2-4 Southwark Street, London Bridge to create open-plan office spaces with exposed services. Working with Martin Birrane’s UK property company Peer Group plc, Green Building Design Consultants provided designs for a complete refurbishment of all four floors including office space and WC areas. […]

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Introducing New Guide to Dilapidations Assessments

December 22, 2017

For over 10 years we have specialised in assessments for landlords and organisations vacating office premises, to accurately assess the condition of M&E equipment and services. It is usual to involve a chartered surveyor in this process but the role of the M&E engineer is often overlooked. Suggested procedures for how to reduce risk of […]