University of Bradford’s £40m student village graduates with eco honours
The University of Bradford's BREEAM Award-winning "The Green"
The University of Bradford’s “The Green” student accommodation has won salutations this year’s BREEAM awards, snaring the multi-residential category in the accolades.
Judges awarded innovation credits for the development’s provision of real-time energy-use and water-use displays to every student flat.
The Green’s buildings are constructed with sustainably-sourced pre-fabricated open panel timber wall frames. Mechanical heat recovery ventilation units circulate fresh, filtered air with an 80% recovery of existing heat from the building.
The £40m development has been given a BREEAM rating of 95.05%.
BREEAM Awards winners
Bespoke: Dogs Trust Shrewsbury Rehoming Centre
Data Centres: British Geological Survey Data Centre
Education: Ashmount Primary School and Bowlers Nursery, Crouch Hill
Further Education: SusCon, North West Kent College
Higher Education: Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
Fire Station: Harold Hill Fire Station
Healthcare: Houghton Primary Care Centre
Industrial: Foresterhill Energy Centre, NHS Grampian
International: Tour Majunga, Paris
In-Use Part 1 (Asset): Oude Houtlei 140, Gent
In-Use Part 2 (Management): One Silk Street, City of London
Multi-Residential: The Green, University of Bradford
Offices: Green Incubator, South Shields
Prisons: Thameside Prison Living Unit
Retail: Waitrose Stratford City
Code for Sustainable Homes: St John’s Church Vicarage, Wembley
Assessors of the Year: Barny Evans, Joanne Thetford and Duncan Wren
Assessor Company of the Year: Capita Symonds