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Principals David Glossop and Rob Harris discuss the now, next, and future of the hotel industry.This presentation discusses the physical realities of getting hotels back into use and opened safely and successfully. How the current shift in occupancy restrictions and demand affects both short and long-term operations in our industry for developers, management & operati... Read more
Associate Engineer, Graham Day, draws upon his experience to demonstrate the key requirements of sustainable design.This presentation provides guidance on how to design schools sustainably, focussing on low carbon design. Graham will look at both net-zero targets, whole-life carbon analysis and discuss how these apply to school design, with comparison to current UK design standards and LETI guidelines. He will also explore potential refurbishment strategies and benefits of refurbishing vs new build. Graha... Read more
Today’s designs pursue lofty performance goals for people, place, and planet. How can analytics support these goals while minimizing cost and complexity?Shaping the built environment involves a broad range of design considerations – from resource efficiency and green infrastructure to urban amenity and occupant satisfaction. Early intervention informed by targeted analytics can unlock high-performance design and protect stakeholders from costly retrofits, program delays, and reputation risks. Principa... Read more
Around the world, companies are making pledges to rapidly decarbonize. Battery storage will help make those promises reality.
While the building industry continues to strive for Net Zero Energy goals, recent policies requiring all-electric building design are shifting the focus away from energy and onto carbon emissions. It is now more important than ever to consider how buildings will integrate with the carbon emissions goals with an ever-changing electrical grid. One key to grid integration i... Read more