Executive Summary / Sustainability

Sustainability

The building fabric incorporates the following energy efficient measures:

– Reuse of 67 piles gives 1000t of carbon savings
– 40% solid façade design with projecting vertical elements and brise soleil to the south limits thermal gains
– Supplementary fritting to east and west facades for enhanced solar gain control
– Optimised building fabric thermal insulation values to reduce heating loads in winter
– Grey water and rainwater harvesting for toilet flushing
– Green roofs for attenuation and thermal buffer
– 33% improvement over building regulations Part L2A 2006 requirements
– BREEAM 2008 ‘Excellent’ with over 11,000 ft2 of private amenity terraces on three levels