The University was winner in the ‘Facilities and Services’ category of this year’s Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) 2016 Green Gown Awards. This follows hot on the heals of another national award – winning in the ‘Stars of the Future’ category of the Love Energy Savings’ awards. Reading won both awards for the […]
The refurbishment of the offices of the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) in Central London has achieved the lowest embodied carbon footprint ever recorded for a UK office refurbishment. The refurbishment project has resulted in a 139kgCO2/m2 embodied carbon footprint for the 162m2 office floorspace – 22% below a comparable “standard” fit-out.
Up to 35% of properties in the UK could be unlettable by April 2018 if action is not taken to improve energy efficiency ratings.