30 Jun '14, 6pm

Spilsby depot acheives world's highest BREEAM rating - Green Building Press #tgt #ecological #design

Spilsby depot acheives world's highest BREEAM rating - Green Building Press #tgt #ecological #design

Main contractor Speller Metcalfe - an approved contractor for Western Power Distribution - has now completed the tenth in a series of mainly fast-track, BREEAM projects for the national client. Together the project team has worked to consistently review previous experience and fine tune their design and build approach, enabling construction of high quality buildings that deliver the best in environmental performance and value. Lead designers B3 Architects developed a data rich 3D model for the scheme through use of the specific BIM component families and design base library that has been established following a standardised specification for approaching 40 new build depots and refurbishments. Overall this led to an estimated 40% in time savings of getting the project to planning versus traditional methods. By integrating the 2D MEP design schematics within the 3D model, Sp...

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