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2 Events and Seminars The UEA Exemplar Low Carbon Building Project was awarded 6.2m from the European Regional Development Fund in October As a condition of this funding, the Centre for the Built Environment will provide free business support. This support is delivered through a series of bespoke of CPD accredited seminars, webinars and other support showcasing the design, build and post-occupancy of the UEA Exemplar Low Carbon Building which is targeting BREEAM Outstanding and Passivhaus Certification. SMEs in the East of England are eligible for up to 12 hours support free of charge. Non SMEs will be charged 30 plus VAT per half day session Delivery of seminars and demonstration tours cover the following specialist topics opposite The seminars are BRE CPD accredited and suitable for architects, contractors, planners, M&E consultants and other built environment professionals The seminars will take place across the East of England Seminars will be delivered by a combination of professionals working on the UEA Exemplar Low Carbon Building, other built environment specialists and CBE consultants The seminars have a maximum capacity of 15 people per session For the dates and locations of our seminars please visit Designing and Delivering Passivhaus and Low Carbon Buildings 1 and 2 All day Update on Government policies BREEAM standards Passivhaus concept Collaborative working Client design brief Planning issues in low carbon development and construction M&E for low carbon and Passivhaus buildings Design and build components Materials selection: traditional and low impact The how to from design to build Certification Low carbon retrofit Passivhaus retrofit Retrofitting conservation areas Actual performance vs design criteria UEA Exemplar Low Carbon Building case study Costs and performance of Passivhaus and Low Carbon Buildings Life cycle analysis: an overview Performance and costs of Passivhaus Performance and cost of low carbon Performance and costs of low embodied Embodied Carbon, Passivhaus and Low Carbon Buildings Life cycle analysis: an overview Comparison of Comparison of calculation methodologies Case studies Post Occupancy for Passivhaus and Low Carbon Buildings Domestic vs commercial handover issues Occupant behaviour in a low carbon building Issues for repairs and maintenance Monitoring energy performance Low Carbon and Passivhaus Construction Methods 1 and 2 All day Partnership and teamwork - collaborative working Addressing issues at design stage Understanding and developing supply chains Offsite, on site, or flying factory options Foundations Structure Airtightness Thermal bridges Thermal mass M&E e.g. heat pumps, air sourcing heating and earth tubes Ventilation and cooling Rainwater and grey water harvesting Living walls and green roofs Low embodied carbon Skills training On site certification and gate keeper roles

3 Consultancy Offering The Centre for the Built Environment provides consultancy services through its sister company, Adapt Commercial, a leading strategic carbon management and sustainability consultancy. Our work builds on the widely acknowledged successes of the University of East Anglia s academic work and business activities in the low carbon sector. With our ethos of client focus and innovation, we can offer low carbon consultancy services which span the whole building life cycle and supply chain including: Strategic low carbon design and procurement for new build and retrofit We have particular expertise in the fabric first approach to maximise energy saving, carbon reduction and cost-effectiveness, and can provide the following range of services: design pre-assessment and feasibility studies, energy, carbon and financial modelling and analysis of options evaluation and setting of sustainability targets for design and construction including BREEAM, Code for Sustainable Homes, LEED and Passivhaus as well as other bespoke metrics sustainable procurement, integrating low carbon metrics and targets within the tender process and construction contracts, and implementing Soft Landings through the construction stage evaluation of low and zero carbon energy technologies as part of a holistic building strategy strategic project delivery. Sustainable construction and supply chains We can help you identify and assess sustainable construction and thereby achieve significant whole life emission reductions, cost-effective sourcing and the potential development of supply chain partnerships and opportunities. For suppliers we can advise on and facilitate the testing and certification of sustainable construction in order to verify and enhance environmental credentials to specifiers and purchasers. This is of particular value in stimulating associated supply chains and market penetration of new and innovative. Specific services include: design option analysis and recommendations carbon footprinting and life cycle analysis, ranging in scope from specific and products to complete construction projects embodied carbon calculations and environmental product declarations. Post-occupancy operational monitoring We have extensive experience of developing and implementing post occupancy monitoring programmes, enabling clients to determine the actual performance of their buildings and in turn identify and implement improvements to existing developments, enhance occupier satisfaction and capture valuable feedback to inform future designs. Our services include the following: development of a data collection plan for energy, CO 2, behavioural and satisfaction monitoring implementation and management of data collection and evaluation development and implementation of action plans for maximising performance improvement implementation of the Soft Landings process. Planning policy and application support Working with local authorities and communities we can help to define sustainability criteria which are informed by the most current and innovative practice and which are most effective in achieving strategic priorities, including: advising on the formulation of sustainability policies and supplementary documents for Local Plans, Neighbourhood Plans and specific sites assisting planning officers with pre-application engagement with prospective applicants and evaluation of planning applications in relation to sustainability criteria. Working with applicants and their design teams, we can undertake sustainability option appraisals, pre-application engagement and preparation of sustainability and energy statements in support of planning applications. Grant funding and programme management We have extensive experience in writing applications for EU, TSB and other funding on behalf of organisations. Through the Adapt Low Carbon Group of companies we have successfully raised over 25m in funding to date, and can offer the following services: bid writing consortia and partner collaboration project management dissemination specialist consultancy input as a sub-contractor. Adaptation: climate change modelling for the built environment Currently, most design and modelling is based on static climate data. With London predicted to have the climate of Marseilles by 2080, decisions on design made now may have a significant impact on future heating, cooling and water strategies and the ability to adapt. Using UEA climate data we can offer the following: climate datasets for areas as small as 5km by 5km a range of climate data including rainfall, temperature, degree days and extreme events a range of scenarios up to 2080 modelling and advice on the impacts of such forecasts on the built environment.

4 Our Stakeholders The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is a seven-year investment programme part financed by the European Union. Its objective is towards low carbon economic growth in the East of England and million has been allocated to our region. The fund aims to help small and medium size enterprises respond to the challenges of climate change and the huge commercial potential behind a low carbon economy. For more information visit Funding Partners The University of East Anglia (UEA) is an internationally renowned university based in a campus that provides top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to over 14,000 students. UEA is ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world and is consistently in the top ten for student satisfaction. It is a leading member of the Norwich Research Park, one of Europe s biggest concentrations of researchers in the fields of environment, health and plant science. BBSRC invests in world-class bioscience research and training on behalf of the UK public. Our aim is to further scientific knowledge, to promote economic growth, wealth and job creation and to improve quality of life in the UK and beyond. For more information about BBSRC, our science and our impact see Norwich Research Park (NRP) is a collaboration between the University of East Anglia, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals, and four independent research centres; the John Innes Centre, the Institute of Food Research, the Sainsbury Laboratory and The Genome Analysis Centre. BRE has been building a better world for over 90 years through cutting edge research, certification, testing and training services. Our unrivalled knowledge in regard to sustainability and innovation is now used across the construction industry and in the corporate world creating better buildings, communities and businesses. BRE is owned by the BRE Trust, a registered charity. The profits made by BRE are gift aided to the BRE Trust and are used to conduct key research projects that benefit society. Partners The Centre for the Built Environment is a partnership of UEA Estates and Building Division, BRE, InCrops, Fraunhofer IWM and Kingston University The UEA Estates and Building division overseas the development and maintenance of a wide variety of buildings on campus from the 16th Century Earlham Hall, the listed teaching wall building and landmark Ziggurats designed by Sir Denys Lasdun, to Norman Foster s Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts. It strives to make all new buildings visually enhance the campus and promote the principles of sustainable design, technology, and operation. The InCrops Enterprise Hub has been developed to stimulate through new business assistance and activity the commercialisation of new biorenewable and low carbon products. The team at InCrops was instrumental in assisting the UEA estates team in developing the renewable material and low embodied carbon agenda for the UEA Exemplar Low Carbon Building. InCrops owns the Renewable House at BRE and will be a key partner the Centre for the Built Environment. Fraunhofer IWM promotes and undertakes applied research within an international context that is of direct utility to private and public enterprises and of wide benefit to society. We characterise, simulate and evaluate the behaviour of, components and systems under the influence of external forces in different environments. Some of the latest renewable will be demonstrated in the UEA Exemplar Low Carbon Building. Kingston University consistently ranks among the top institutions for student applications and is a growing force in research. Developments in teaching, learning, research and facilities have all contributed to making Kingston University a diverse and adaptable institution at the heart of education and economic development in the region. With faculties spread across four campuses located in south-west London, the University boasts academic strengths in architecture, aeronautical engineering, forensic science, social sciences and surveying. Image: The UEA Exemplar Low Carbon Building, which will house the Centre for the Built Environment, has been granted 6.2m from the ERDF, giving the green light for the 3,000 sq meter project, set to open in Targeting BREEAM Outstanding and Passivhaus Certification, the Centre will demonstrate the latest sustainable solutions in architecture, local bio-based and advanced energy performance. It will support over 500 businesses and create over 250 green jobs in the local area, with small to medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurs expected to benefit most from the project.

5 Centre for the Built Environment University of East Anglia, NRP Innovation Centre, Norwich Research Park Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7GJ t e. Printed on 100% post-consumer waste paper on a waterless printing press powered by green energy at a carbon neutral printers using vegetable based inks Print: Anglia Print Ltd Design: Woolf Designs

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