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Extension of flexible working hours – Commitment to staff wellbeing

August 7, 2015

This year, Elementa have consulted and educated on the WELL standard through various speaking engagements, added value advice and consultancy to our clients and the roll out of our WELL CPDs. It’s a key industry discussion point but more than that, as a business we want to continue to demonstrate our commitment to staff wellbeing…

Playing our part in improving Industry Specifications

March 31, 2015

Martin Clowes is representing Elementa on the committee which produced the recently published BSRIA BG 57, A Model Format for Building Services Specifications. BG 57 is an initiative jointly backed by CIBSE, BSRIA and the B&ES with the objective of providing an exemplar common format for Building Services Engineering specifications. The aim is to improve…

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Kingston University Students and staff describe new Clattern lecture theatre transformation as ‘amazing’ and ‘fantastic’

February 5, 2015

Students are enjoying vastly improved new lecture facilities in the Clattern lecture theatre at Kingston Univeristy. Elementa acted as building services consultants on the project working alongside the architects to enhance the student experience including careful coordination with specialist designers and stakeholders. Student’s Union Vice-President (Learning and Teaching) Noor Khan described the feedback from students…

Watch Allied World project come to life in time lapse video

January 16, 2015

Elementa have recently completed the services design for Allied World’s new prestigious London location at 20 Fenchurch Street, this fit-out over two floors, Levels 18 & 19, has achieved a BREEAM Excellent rating. The time lapse video shows the project from the early stages of site construction right through to the final flourish of the…

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Doug Kerr features as latest UK Green Building Council Opinion

November 19, 2014

Doug Kerr, Managing Director, has become the latest member of the UKGBC’s Leaders Network to feature on the website’s News, Views and Opinions on sustainable business practice. Doug’s article “We are all public health professionals” comments on the progression of interdisciplinary collaboration between public health professionals and leaders within the green building movement and the…

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WELL Buildings: We’re Already on Board!

October 27, 2014

The WELL Building Standard®, which has been in pilot mode for several years, officially debuts October 20 in New Orleans on the opening end of the US Green Building Council’s Greenbuild conference. Created by Delos, the WELL Building Standard sets performance requirements for all building types (commercial, institutional, residential, core and shell, and tenant improvements)…

Twins help promote Milton Park Business Complex

August 4, 2014

Elementa are proud to be involved in a new modern and innovative office complex at Milton Park, one of Europe’s largest business estates. Complete and ready for the Oxford business market, 101 and 102 Park Drive provides Oxfordshire’s only new Grade A office accommodation in two identical buildings. The symmetry symbolised in the buildings is…

Qatar Foundation Fundamental Science Building

July 14, 2014

Elementa are working closely with global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will on the Qatar Foundation’s new 48,600m2 Fundamental Science Building at Education City in Doha, Qatar. The Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is a private, non-profit organization that serves the people of Qatar by supporting and operating programs in three core mission…

Doug Kerr & Ed Garrod join the UK Green Building Council’s Leaders Network

June 27, 2014

We are delighted to announce both Managing Director, Doug Kerr and Head of Integrated Design & Sustainability, Ed Garrod have both been accepted into the UK Green Building Council’s Leaders Network. The Leaders Network brings together senior leaders from across the industry to create a unique dialogue around sustainability and business. The acceptance reaffirms Elementa’s…

Changes to Part L

January 28, 2014

Part L Changes From 6th April 2014 Part L 2013 superseded Part L 2010 What does this mean for you? The changes to Part L of the Building Regulations have resulted in a requirement for a further 9% reduction (aggregate) in carbon dioxide emissions in order to achieve Part L compliance, and therefore increase construction…

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