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Energy and Sustainability

We pride ourselves on delivering industry leading consultancy services covering the holistic lifecycle of a building. Incorporating best practice sustainability principles, we engage with clients from acquisition and due-diligence through concept, planning, design, construction, occupation, and end of life.

Industry Leading

We actively drive the industry energy and sustainability agenda, through:

  • Research and development
  • Active involvement in industry committees
  • Deployment of advanced computational analysis to solve complex environments
  • Whole life embodied carbon analysis
  • Digital twins (intelligent building models)
  • Energy centre optimisation

Sustainable (Green) Building Assessments

Our accredited and approved professionals have a vast range of knowledge and experience in delivering environmental assessment methods for the built environment. We offer support with compliance, industry leading certification ratings, and bespoke project sustainability plans. We have the skills and ability to tailor our approach to each situation to deliver the best possible outcomes.

  • BREEAM
  • LEED
  • WELL
  • ESTIMDAMA
  • GREEN STAR
  • NABERS

Working with our specialist sub-contractors to provide complementary services including, but not limited to: Environmental Impact Assessment Co-ordination, Air Quality Assessments, Acoustics, Ecology, Heritage etc.

Building Physics

Our knowledgeable and experienced team of building physicists, analyse and optimise the built environment using industry leading 3D computer modelling techniques, to inform the sustainable design agenda, for example:

  • Macro and micro environmental climate
  • Orientation, massing and layout studies
  • Servicing strategies (NV, MV, MM & AC)
  • Solar mapping (facades and roof scape)
  • Facade thermal and visual occupancy comfort
  • Energy and CO² improvements (incl. Zero Carbon strategies)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) studies: pedestrian comfort; air dispersion; outdoor and indoor environments etc.
  • Compliance with industry standards (CIBSE, BCO, ASHREA, Part L / F, EPCs etc.)
  • Low and zero carbon technologies
  • Alternative technologies
  • Energy centre and plant optimisation
  • Greenhouse Gas Management Services:
  • EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)
  • Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR)
  • Verification of Corporate Sustainability Reports (incl. CDP)
  • Life Cycle Carbon Assessments

Energy & Climate Change Services:

  • Energy Efficiency Auditing (incl. ESOS and article 8 EED)
  • Management Systems (ISO50001)
  • Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs and DECs)
  • TM44 Air Conditioning Inspections
  • Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)
  • Strategy Development

Environmental Management Services:

  • Environmental Permitting
  • Medium Combustion Plant Directive
  • Resource Efficiency Auditing (Water, Waste, Materials)
  • Legal Compliance Support
  • Due Diligence Surveys
  • Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA)
  • Training and Awareness
  • Management Systems (ISO14001)
  • Climate Change Risk Assessments

Information on this Service is also available to be downloaded as a brochure: Energy and Sustainability

For more resources, please view our ‘Publications’ page.