Insulating Rubber Matting

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]