Business Description

Consultant Low-Carbon Architect • Current projects:                                                                                                  Architectural & Energy Advisor:  Downing Place United Reformed Church re-development, Cambridge centre (£3.3m)  in construction, completion Nov 2020                                                                                                           

Architect:  Eco-Retrofit & Loft-Kitchen extensions, Cambridge centre (£175K) in construction, completion May 2020

Architect:  Eco-Retrofit & Bedrooms & Sun Room extensions, Passiv Haus Planning Package: target EnerPHit, Cambridge (£400K) planning approval achieved, now compiling tender documents

Design: 30+years as chartered architect, low-carbon qualified • Workshop leader for Open Eco Homes / Cambridge Carbon Footprint annually since 2010 • Advisor to Green activists: Cambridge University GreenBRIDGE, Transition Cambridge Energy Group, Cambridge Carbon Footprint • Research:  Eco-retrofit, new build, historic context, daylighting • Blog writer for The Architects Journal sustainability • Tutoring for RIBA Office-Based Exam /Oxford Brookes Univ • Energy surveys for Cambridge Carbon Footprint •

59 Oxford Road

United Kingdom
Low-carbon house - target Code for Sustainable Homes Level 5

scope: As architect with A C Architects Cambridge Ltd: working drawings, specification for specialist contractors, M&E sub-contractor coordination meetings and contract administration

aims: RIBA full service design and construction administration of new low-carbon house on city infill site

measures: MVHR (Mechanical Ventilation with Heat recovery)Air Source Heat pumpSolar thermal panels, heat store, underfloor heatingPhotovoltaic panels (2.4 kWp)Passive solar orientation, solar shadingRainwater harvesting used for toilets and laundrySuper insulationWoodburning stove

monitoring: To come