A journal of discovery – The FT returns home to the refurbished Bracken House

The Financial Times returned to Bracken House after an extensive refurbishment. Andy Pearson finds out how Arup overcame the challenges of retrofitting a listed London building…

January 2020 Refurbishment

Class control: optimising HVAC controls in schools

Poor HVAC controls can cost schools thousands of pounds in wasted energy. School teacher Chris Baker explains how he engaged with his students at Parrs Wood…

November 2019 heat pumps

Showcasing net-zero: Event Complex Aberdeen’s energy strategy

The Event Complex Aberdeen has a sophisticated energy strategy combining anaerobic digestion, hydrogen fuel cells and CHP plant. Andy Pearson talks to HDR | Hurley…

November 2019 CHP

Conquering outer space: best practice in exterior lighting

A more nuanced approach is changing the face of exterior lighting, as Jill Entwistle discovered with a recent StudioFractal project in the City of London

November 2019 Lighting
The 2 Kingdom Street office building in Paddington, west London

Fit for a king: Using data to improve performance at 2 Kingdom Street

A forensic study of the data from 2 Kingdom Street in London enabled Cavendish Engineers to pinpoint energy efficiency opportunities, which led to big savings…

November 2019 Cooling

Growing interest: using wastewater to heat Britain’s giant greenhouses

To minimise carbon emissions, developers behind two huge greenhouses in East Anglia are using heat from nearby wastewater treatment plants to provide perfect growing conditions.…

October 2019 heat pumps
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