Around The World In 8 Hours International Session James Fisher, Bre, Uk


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Information on BRE's Innovation Park in Watford, UK - showcasing a deveopment of 'green' buildings & houses.

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  • Around The World In 8 Hours International Session James Fisher, Bre, Uk

    1. 1. BRE’s Innovation Park James Fisher Team Leader, Sustainable Communities BRE, UK
    2. 2. Working in the Construction Industry
    3. 3. World class facilities…
    4. 4. Code for Sustainable Homes - Setting Standards for Sustainability <ul><li>Code for Sustainable Homes </li></ul><ul><li>Energy / CO 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Potable water </li></ul><ul><li>Surface water runoff </li></ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Site waste / household waste </li></ul><ul><li>Pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Health and wellbeing </li></ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul><ul><li>Ecology </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Potable Water Consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Waste </li></ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Water Surface Run-off </li></ul><ul><li>Pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Health & Wellbeing </li></ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul>Tradable Credits <ul><li>Waste </li></ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Water Surface Run-off </li></ul>Mandatory Standards <ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Potable Water Consumption </li></ul>Environmental Weightings Issue Category Scores Overall Score Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6
    6. 9. Hanson’s EcoHouse <ul><li>Code Level 4 </li></ul><ul><li>3 bedroom house </li></ul><ul><li>Factory made brick and block walling system </li></ul><ul><li>High thermal mass and passive ventilation </li></ul><ul><li>Wall U Value 0.18 </li></ul><ul><li>Roof lantern - utilises the ‘stack effect’ to naturally ventilate </li></ul><ul><li>Solar water system </li></ul><ul><li>Under-floor heating </li></ul><ul><li>Smart technology and Digital communication </li></ul><ul><li>Ground source heating </li></ul><ul><li>SUDS - Includes a rainwater harvesting and geo thermal heating and cooling system </li></ul>
    7. 10. Hanson
    8. 11. ecoTECH’s Organics House <ul><li>Code Level 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Three bedroom </li></ul><ul><li>Factory made closed panel timber frame/panel walling system </li></ul><ul><li>Steel volumetric units (bathroom and kitchen pods) </li></ul><ul><li>Wall U value: 0.18 </li></ul><ul><li>Viessman ventilation and heating system </li></ul>
    9. 13. Stewart Milne’s Sigma Home <ul><li>Code Level 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Three bedroom house </li></ul><ul><li>Split floor design </li></ul><ul><li>Closed panel timber frame system </li></ul><ul><li>Wall U value: 0.15 </li></ul><ul><li>Bathroom pods </li></ul><ul><li>Windturbines, solar water heating and PV panels </li></ul><ul><li>Dupont’s Energain system </li></ul>
    10. 15. Kingspan Offsite’s Lighthouse <ul><li>Code Level 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Two bedrooms </li></ul><ul><li>SIP (Kingspan TEK system) </li></ul><ul><li>Wall U value: 0.11 </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Heat Recovery Ventilation </li></ul><ul><li>PV panels and solar water heating </li></ul><ul><li>Rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling </li></ul>
    11. 17. Willmott Dixon’s Rethinking School <ul><li>BREEAM Excellent </li></ul><ul><li>Eurban solid timber construction (gluelam waste timber) </li></ul><ul><li>Velux roof light and lightwells </li></ul><ul><li>Selection of Claddings (including a recycled mobile phones panel) </li></ul><ul><li>Seedam roof </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated toilets </li></ul><ul><li>ICT infrastructure (flexible & adaptable) </li></ul>
    12. 19. Willmott Dixon Community Health Centre <ul><li>Aims to demonstrate ways in which the NHS can meet their zero carbon new-build target for 2018 </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates the use of telecare & self-diagnosis systems </li></ul>
    13. 22. Sustainable urban landscapes
    14. 24. The Renewable House – carbon negative?
    15. 25. Creo Apartment Block – Mixed Use
    16. 26. The Prince’s Foundation – Natural House
    17. 33. We would love to welcome CNU to BRE in 2011/2012... T: +44 1923 664722 E: