119 Ebury Street wins BREEAM Residential Award 2015
119 Ebury Street was recognised among the best performing buildings assessed under sustainable buildings standard BREEAM, at its annual BREEAM awards celebration in London on March 3rd 2015.
Awarded the prestigious BREEAM residential award, 119 Ebury Street is a highly sustainable refurbishment within a heritage context, comprising of a change of use from a hotel to three residential duplexes. The scheme emphasises the integration of sustainable solutions into a Grade II listed property with a measured approach, which is both sensitive and appropriate to the historic fabric. Through the application of the maximum possible efficient engineering systems and low carbon technologies, this “exemplar” sustainable retrofit project meets the government’s 2050 national carbon reduction target of 80%. It has a BREEAM Outstanding Rating.
Now in its 25th year, BREEAM was the world’s first sustainability standard for buildings, communities and homes and is now used in over 70 countries around the world, providing a range of social, environmental and economic benefits to clients. To date around two million buildings have been assessed against the standard with percentage ratings calculated against a range of criteria by independent BREEAM assessors.