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Published by BRE Trust

Friday 18 April 2014 CASE STUDIES

Scotswood streetscape The Rise, Scotswood, Newcastle upon Tyne

13/4/2014 > by Tom Harvey

Strong green ambitions characterise Newcastle upon Tyne’s Scotswood redevelopment scheme, which is regenerating a section of the city and aiming for high ratings under the Code for Sustainable Homes. Phase 1 has already won CSH level 4 certification, as Tom Harvey reports read on

Castleward Urban Village regeneration in Derby - Phase One

15/1/2014 > by Tom Harvey

BREEAM Communities made a critical difference to the Phase One masterplan for Castleward Urban Village, embedding sustainability and savings and introducing stakeholders to a whole new way of working for the future read on

East Wing, Somerset House, London

17/11/2013 > by Jo Moulds

When King’s College London moved into Somerset House, the grade 1 listed building needed a sustainable refurbishment. A mixed mode ventilation strategy was key to its ambition for BREEAM Excellent. Jo Moulds reports read on

Enterprises House, Uxbridge, West London

28/9/2013 > by Jo Moulds

Comprehensive refurbishment has created a well-connected new headquarters for Coca-Cola Enterprises. Jo Moulds reports read on

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Services

28/6/2013 > by Andy Pearson

A programme to overhaul Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service’s 31 fire stations and support buildings with a low carbon retrofit produced dramatic cuts in CO2 emissions and costs, and has some key lessons. Andy Pearson reports read on

Central St Giles, London

4/6/2013 > by Jo Moulds

Central St Giles is the first UK project by Italian architect Renzo Piano and has become a colourful London landmark. Jo Moulds reports on the scheme’s sustainability findings so far read on

Regent's Place, London

8/5/2013 > by Jo Moulds

Completion of the North East Quarter at Regent’s Place this year will mark the end of the final phase of construction on the estate. Jo Moulds reports read on

Larkfleet Green Deal Eco House, Bourne, Lincolnshire

28/4/2013 > by Jo Smit

A demonstration house has been created to display energy saving technologies, and highlight installation issues read on

Co-operative Group HQ, One Angel Square, Manchester

13/1/2013 > by Andy Pearson

Sustainable measures, particularly to conserve energy, mean the Co-operative Group’s new headquarters will produce 80 percent less carbon and halve its energy use, writes Andy Pearson read on