Heat recovery at the University Arms Hotel

Cambridge’s University Arms Hotel refurbishment had to accommodate a complex heat recovery system on a constrained site with strict planning restrictions. Nuaire’s Andrew Bott explains

August 2018 Cooling
Spanish City

How BIM helped restore the Spanish City pleasure palace in Whitley Bay

Restoring the Spanish City pleasure palace in Whitley Bay meant installing many services in the Grade II listed building for the first time. Mott MacDonald’s…

July 2018 BIM

Energiesprong – the Dutch system that could rescue Britain’s social housing

Energiesprong is a Dutch housing process that encourages developers to consider real-world performance. Alex Smith looks at the first UK pilot and Melius Homes’ strategy…

June 2018 Refurbishment

Using cloud-based BIM to design London’s Royal Wharf development

Online-based BIM collaboration is helping to deliver the Royal Wharf development in London’s Docklands, as Phil Lattimore reports

May 2018 BIM

Using Soft Landings to optimise the UK’s biggest Passivhaus

Soft Landings helped the George Davies Centre to a DEC A rating after completion. Willmott Dixon’s Khasha Mohammadian says Passivhaus resulted in significantly lower heat…

May 2018 Passivhaus

Case study: Killynure Green low energy housing

A low energy housing scheme in Northern Ireland impressed at the CIBSE Building Performance Awards, where it won Project of the Year – Residential. Andy…

March 2018 Passive design
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