How do you BIM an existing building?. South West BIM Hub Ben Rouncefield-Swales URS – Sustainable Design & Construction [email protected] 07917 898548. One of the world’s leading engineering, construction and technical services firms. Focuses on four key markets:
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Focuses on four key markets:
Industrial & Commercial
Fully integrated services support full project lifecycle.
Serves federal, national, state and local government agencies, FORTUNE 500 companies and other multinational corporations.
Approximately 57,000 employees in more than 50 countries worldwide.
URS - Overview
Buildings are responsible for 40% of global energy demand
But 70% of all buildings in 2050 are already built
Energy costs drive landlords to improve the thermal efficiency of their existing building stock
The EPBD - net-zero energy by 2019 for all new buildings, and carbon neutrality by 2019 for all new commercial buildings
Unable to let E rated buildings from April 2018
Rising energy costs will force occupiers to adopt sustainable operations and improve the efficiency of M&E equipment
Research shows higher rental income secured for buildings with sustainability credentials
The Green Deal intended to stimulate the improvement of energy efficiency in existing buildings
Carbon Liability: schemes like the CRC require private and public energy users to pay a tax on their energy bill
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Alter key building elements and observe impact on energy & CO2 outputs and also quality of internal space
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