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Lighting Design talk by LAPD at latest Hertford Building Group meeting

September 13, 2019

On 11th September, a select group of industry professionals came together at Green Building Design Consultants’ offices in Hertford, for the latest in the series of breakfast meetings by Hertford Building Group. Simon Thorp, from LAPD Lighting Design explained the background to independent lighting design and demonstrated capital cost savings, energy savings, integration of light […]

Green Building Design Consultants pass Stage 1 of ISO 9001:2015

August 16, 2019

Green Building Design Consultants (GBD) are delighted to announce that on the 8th August they successfully passed Stage 1 of the ISO 9001 Quality Audit. ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised Quality Management System standard that enables companies to continually improve and streamline operations, work effectively with stakeholders and the supply chain, and ultimately satisfy […]

Green Building Design Consultants Highly Commended at Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards

June 25, 2019

Following on from our success at winning The Green Award at the National Building Awards 2019, we are delighted to announce that Green Building Design Consultants (GBD) has also been highly commended at the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards. On Thursday 13th June, the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards 2019 ceremony took place at St Albans Cathedral, and GBD […]

Green Building Design Consultants Win National Building Award

May 28, 2019

Green Building Design Consultants’ work on saving energy and creating comfortable, functional and cost-effective working environments has been recognised by winning The Green Award in the National Building Awards 2019. The judges were impressed by how the company promotes sustainable development and energy efficiency throughout the building industry. Performance improvements which were assessed included £5m […]

Green Building Design Consultants Shortlisted for Two Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards

April 16, 2019

Green Building Design Consultants has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Property and Construction Project of the Year Award and The Green Award, in the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards. “We are delighted to be shortlisted for two awards this year, having won The Green Award last year. It is thanks again to the team for […]

Green Building Design Consultants shortlisted for National Building Award

March 29, 2019

Green Building Design Consultants (GBD) has been named as a finalist for the Green/Sustainability Award at the National Building Awards 2019. The National Business Awards celebrate the achievements of hard working and enterprising building and construction businesses across the UK. The Green/Sustainability Award recognises companies who deliver sustainable projects and have significantly reduced or removed […]

Green Building Design Consultants pass ISO 14001:2015 Review with Flying Colours

February 19, 2019

Green Building Design Consultants (GBD) are delighted to announce that they have successfully passed the ISO 14001:2015 Continuing Assessment. In March 2018, GBD transferred to the ISO 14001:2015 certification in recognition of their commitment to identifying, managing and reducing their impact on both the local and wider environments. 11 months on, the continuing assessment shows […]

New Exposed Heating System for Emmanuel College Offices

January 17, 2019

Working with Bidwells, Green Building Design Consultants developed a performance M&E specification for this four-storey office/retail property owned by Emmanuel College, Cambridge. This led to an appointment to support the subcontractor with detailed design for the installation of exposed mechanical services. VRF simultaneous heating and cooling installation to serve the occupied office floors were completed, […]

Conservation Heating System Designed for Sir John Soane’s Museum.

December 12, 2018

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 in this Grade I listed museum, Green Building Design Consultants have designed a conservation heating system to limit humidity and conserve the […]

BREEAM Excellent Services Design for New 76 Bed Care Home

October 30, 2018

Working with Jarvis Contracting and E7 mechanical and electrical contractors for Quantum Care, GBD developed cost-effective, energy efficient designs for this design & build project for Anson Court, a new, 76 bedroom dementia care home in Bericot Way, Welwyn Garden City. A combined heat and power (CHP) boiler generates electricity as well as hot water. […]