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ISO 9001:2015 Certificate Approved

December 3, 2019

On 19th and 20th November, we undertook the Stage 2 assessment for the ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Audit and have been recommended for certification. The BSI Auditor reviewed documents and working practices and recommended that our Quality Management System should be approved. Simon Green, GBD Director, commented: “After a very detailed audit we were delighted […]

Conservation Heating System for Waddesdon Manor Exhibition

December 2, 2019

Working with expert museum and exhibition designer Charles Marsden-Smedley and Inskip Gee Architects, we engineered a conservation heating system for the exhibition areas at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire. The Treasury is a new, and already proving popular, highlight for visitors to Waddesdon Manor, which was built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild in the 1870s ‘to […]

The challenges facing energy efficient buildings

November 29, 2019

Simon Green, Director, Green Building Design Consultants writes: With UK renewable energy capacity surpassing fossil fuels for the first time in 2019¹, and government plans to ban mains gas central heating systems in new homes by 2025², sustainable and energy efficient construction is fast becoming a necessity. Yet, despite all the renewable and ‘green’ technologies […]

New Chiller Replacement for The Shipping Building

November 19, 2019

Green Building Design Consultants designed an efficient cooling system for the landmark Shipping Building in Hayes, including two new 580kW Airedale ‘DeltaChill’ air-cooled chillers, office fan coil units and upgraded BMS controls. As a result, energy performance has been greatly improved, working environments have been enhanced, and operating costs significantly reduced. The Shipping Building in […]

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 […]