Ian springford part e

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Insight from Apex Hotels: Building a new green hotel in London

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Ian springford part e

  1. 3. STRUCTURE
  2. 4. <ul><li>In-situ re-inforced Concrete structure </li></ul><ul><li>Regular column spacing </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel use required cellular floor plan </li></ul><ul><li>Change of use= reduced floor loading </li></ul><ul><li>Basement with retaining walls on 3 sides </li></ul><ul><li>Approx 6000 Tonnes of concrete </li></ul>Structure
  3. 5. Embodied Energy Existing Frame Cast concrete= 1.3MJ/kg 6000 tonnes= 7,800,000 MJ 7,800,000 MJ= 2,166 Mwh Existing + Replacement Frame= say 4,300 Mwh Estimated heating requirement for new building: 68 Mwh per annum Energy saved by retaining existing frame would heat the building for 63 years
  4. 6. 8 Tonne Skip
  5. 7. 750 Skips 1500 Trips to Landfill

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