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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. […]

Green Building Design Consultants achieves Gold Constructionline Membership and Acclaim Accreditation

October 18, 2018

Green Building Design Consultants are proud to announce the achievement of Gold (Level 3) membership with Constructionline, demonstrating a long-standing commitment to quality, health and safety and compliance. Constructionline is one of the UK’s largest providers of procurement and supply chain management services. Over 10,000 public and private sector buyers use the platform to access […]

Green Building Design Consultants are awarded a place on the NHS London Procurement Partnership DPS Framework for Estates Professional Services

September 28, 2018

The London Procurement Partnership (LPP) is a membership organisation founded and funded by NHS organisations. Working with their members, they support the NHS to make the most of its purchasing power to maximise investment in patient care – helping trusts to deliver the highest quality services while at the same time ensuring value for money. […]

New office for Freepoint Commodities at 62 Buckingham Gate, Victoria

September 11, 2018

Green Building Design Consultants worked for Freepoint Commodities, a global commodity merchant and finance house, to redesign and manage the fit out of an open-plan trading floor on the 5th floor of 62 Buckingham Gate, Victoria, on a tight deadline ready for the company’s relocation in July 2018. Meeting rooms were removed to create additional […]

Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM) welcomes Green Building Design Consultants as an Affiliate

August 2, 2018

On 30th July 2018, Green Building Design Consultants were awarded affiliation to the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM). The company has demonstrated its ability and track record in M&E design for health service applications and we are now listed with membership number 202590 for our ‘Building Services – Design’ and ‘Design Consultancy […]

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 […]

Green Building Design Consultants win Environmental Award at the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards 2018

June 11, 2018

We are delighted to have been awarded the coveted Environmental Award at the 2018 Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards, held on Thursday 7th June at St Albans Cathedral. Organised by the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce, the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards were launched in 2012 to recognise and celebrate the achievements of local businesses and their outstanding contribution to […]