28 Oct '16, 12pm

The newly refurbished @UKGBC HQ has set a low carbon record!

The newly refurbished @UKGBC HQ has set a low carbon record!

The UK Green Building Council's headquarters in Central London, has achieved the lowest embodied carbon footprint ever recorded for an office refurbishment in the UK. The project is an exemplar for sustainable office refurbishment and also features a range of innovative wellbeing measures, delivering a space that is both better for people, and better for the environment. UK-GBC hopes that this landmark project will inspire and encourage employers, landlords and occupiers alike to set the bar high when upgrading their office spaces. It demonstrates that even a 160m² floorspace can deliver phenomenal commercial, social and environmental value if each decision is challenged and scrutinised. The design and delivery team, led by Barr Gazetas, worked in collaboration with a carbon profiling specialist to ensure that opportunities to reuse, recycle and responsibly source were max...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/news/low-carbon-record-set-office-re...

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