The design process is a complex one, no more so than at the outset of the project, and we recognise that changes to established systems cannot be affected wholesale. We do however believe that a more thorough design integration exercise can be promoted which places true sustainability at the heart of the process. This approach acted as an aide memoir to Stradbroke and provided a backdrop for improving the ‘value’ of on-going investment, and promotion of a move away from re-active building management.
The school kindly allowed us access to information, particularly in relation to building configuration and energy expenditure which was subsequently used to establish a baseline position from which to measure improvements in efficiency. The ‘design’ reviews covered Building Design, Interior Design, Heating and lighting and Environmental Design.
Keys Aspects: Sustainability, Surveys, Finance