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posted 9 Oct 2014, 07:04 by Unknown user   [ updated 10 Oct 2014, 04:07 ]

SES are proud to be included in this years Sunday Times British Homes Awards. Pembroke Gardens, East Sheen undertaken by Richstone Properties, was awarded 'Development of the Year'. SES were the lead energy & sustainability consultants for this development

The development was assessed according to its performance against a range of environmental sustainability criteria and achieved Code for Sustainable Homes Scheme certification to an impressive Code Level 4 standard. Richstone worked closely with SES, Brookes Architects and the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, embracing the challenge to provide sustainable, environmentally friendly dwellings on this residential infill site, whilst achieving a modern luxury finish.

The design of these dwellings followed the Mayor of London’s Energy Hierarchy approach and the use of an extremely efficient building fabric designed to Enhanced Construction Detail Standards, keeping air leakage and heat loss to a minimum. With sustainability not only about energy, a number of other environmentally friendly features were incorporated. The dwellings and external areas were designed to meet Lifetime Homes Standards & the ecology of the site was enhanced with green roofs which also help to alleviate the pressure on the local drainage network.

The new homes have a fan in Zac Goldsmith, MP for Richmond Park, who recently called it “an impressive development, and cleverly arranged to maximise light and space” achieving this with roof lights and large windows.

SES were an integral part of the design team and the following services we provided were instrumental in the success of this development:

  • Advised & modelled the thermal design of the building fabric
  • Carried out the Energy Assessment & negotiated with planners
  • Advised & assessed sustainability factors to achieve the required Code Level 4
  • Provided a plan checking service & carried out site audits to ensure quality & compliance
The SES team

Our highly professional team of consultants have a wide range of practical experience providing you with the most knowledgable solutions to all your environmental needs. We are committed to delivering a high quality service. SES realise above all, that the continuation of our success is dependant upon developing and sustaining relationships with our clients. To this end, we try to ensure that the services we offer provide a high degree of flexibility for the client at all stages of the project design and implementation.

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