Climbing the BIM ladder – The Supply Chain Building Information Modelling (BIM) has been around for many years now and has so far been driven by a top down approach, but it can only get so far through customer demand. It is important to highlight what it can do for companies across the supply chain. […]
Climbing the BIM ladder – Clients
Climbing the BIM ladder – Clients The benefits of Building Information Modelling (BIM) are often well publicised within the construction design industry, but still need to be understood by those outside of the design element of the industry. The more we champion the process, the more clients will buy in and the easier it becomes […]
What are the alternatives to gas boilers?
What are the alternatives to gas boilers? Also published in CIBSE Journal June 2018 To meet future government targets on greenhouse gas emissions, we need to start thinking about reducing natural gas use now. In a recent CIBSE Journal article on the future of heat (April 2018), Hywel Davies said that ‘conventional fossil-fuel heating systems […]
Time to get cosy?
Time to get cosy? Heading into winter and today was the first cold snap since we experienced the beast from the East. Would you like to be cosy when it gets cold outside? Climate change can mean cold and stormy as well as hotter weather. A place to live that’s adapted for weathering the storm […]
Heatwave? Get a Passive House and stay cool!
Heatwave? Get a Passive House and stay cool! Richard Spencer, Certified Passive House Consultant A well-designed Passive House in the UK climate not only requires little heat to stay warm in the cold weather but should also stay cool in the summer with no cooling energy input (in other words no air conditioning required). Although […]
LEDA wins awards for Small Consultancy of the Year and Project of the Year 2017
LEDA wins awards for Small Consultancy of the Year and Project of the Year 2017 We are delighted to announce that Leeds Environmental Design Associates (LEDA) scooped two prizes at the 2017 Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers (CIBSE) Yorkshire Awards. 400 people attended the black tie event on 10th November at the Royal Armouries […]