Using the new CIBSE Design Summer Years to Assess Overheating in London
23 Nov 15
Breathing Buildings Consulting Engineer Owen Connick has written an article for the latest edition of the CIBSE Natural Ventilation Group Newsletter. The article addresses overheating in London and reviews a recent CBISE report into new London DSY weather files.
Breathing Buildings Presenting
16 Nov 15
Breathing Buildings' Consulting Engineer Owen Connick will be presenting at the Fabric First Event to be held at the Inmarsat Conference Centre, London on Wednesday 18th Nov 2015.
Recommended louvre design for NVHR
11 Nov 15
Breathing Buildings Founder & CEO Dr Shaun Fitzgerald discusses the recommended weather louvre supplied as an option with NVHR systems, and the alternatives available for other systems on the market.
Burntwood School wins RIBA Stirling Prize 2015
15 Oct 15
Burntwood School, a large comprehensive girls’ school in Wandsworth, London by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize 2015 for the UK’s best new building.
Breathing Buildings are proud to be associated with this project, for which we provided the ventilation system to the school hall. The roof-based draught mitigation ventilation system is core to the values we uphold at Breathing Buildings; that children should be provided with plentiful amounts of fresh air in a draught-free way which doesn’t cost the earth in terms of heating bills!
Coffee with Breathing Buildings
06 Oct 15
BB system helps to make zero energy retail a reality!
Key factors in VC backed business
14 Sep 15
Shaun Fitzgerald discusses his views on the key success factors to building a business which is high growth and funded by Venture Capitalists. The most important thing is ensuring that if you want to lead a business, you need to think like a venture capitalist – that way, you will be pretty much guaranteed to understand the pressures on your investors and be aligned with them. The challenge which technology CEOs can face is that they may want the most for themselves … and this can lead to problems. It is a completely different scenario if you want the best for all the shareholders (which of course includes you), but especially those who have entrusted you with using their hard-earned cash to help you! Read the article penned by Tony Quested to find out more.
Green Office & Productivity
03 Aug 15
How does going green in your office affect productivity & profit?
Houghton-le-Spring Primary Care Centre showcased in CIBSE Journal
03 Aug 15
The landmark Breathing Buildings Houghton-le-Spring Primary Care Centre is profiled in the August 2015 edition of the CIBSE Journal.
Building the World of Tomorrow hosted at Cambridge University on 21st July 2015
28 Jul 15
100 pioneers and leaders from the construction industry came to the University of Cambridge organised Building the World of Tomorrow event on 21 July 2015. The afternoon comprised of a number of presentations designed to inspire and challenge the delegates.
PSBP is Working
03 Jul 15
A recent opinion poll undertaken by Architects Journal and reported in TES magazine reveals there are many highly critical of the Priority Schools Building Program (PSBP). However, it is important to also understand the positive impacts of PSBP, especially in light of the limited budgets available from central government for all kinds of things.