Kimmeridge Fossil Museum tipped as one of the 12 best new museums to visit in 2016

King Shaw are delighted to be providing the M&E design for the new Kimmeridge Fossil Museum where works are currently on site.  The forthcoming museum has recently been listed by Smithsonian.com as one of 12 new museums to visit in 2016 (due to be opened in the Summer). To read their article please follow the link below.  http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/twelve-new-museums-2016-180957646/?no-ist Other museums […]

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New Heritage Project at Apsley House

Following our recent appointment as Mechanical & Electrical Engineer at the Historic Apsley House, we were excited to meet the team on Monday at the first meeting on site. This glorious Georgian building housed the first Duke of Wellington and his descendants, and is situated right in the heart of London at Hyde Park Corner […]

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Code for Sustainable Homes Withdrawn

The government has now concluded the Housing Standards Review and has set out a new approach through the planning system for sustainability standards in housing. From 27th March 15 the Code for Sustainable Homes has been withdrawn, transitional arrangements will continue to allow for code assessments on existing schemes to be progressed where there is […]

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The Sustainability of a Building and Human Health: How Indoor Air Pollution Impacts Well-Being

Many people see the buildings around them as inert units: Structures of lifeless stone, brick, and wood which do not interact with the surrounding environment in any meaningful way. This view is, however, erroneous; buildings form part of a living, breathing human ecosystem, one which is constantly evolving as buildings are built, damaged, destroyed, and […]

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King Shaw House in Saturdays Telegraph

The Golden Cabin on a remote Hebridean Island was a real challenge and we are proud to have provided the complete engineering for this contemporary house. Saturdays telegraph has a great article about this highly sustainable and exciting property which we attach here for your pleasure. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/11525764/Is-this-the-most-secluded-house-in-the-British-Isles.html

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CIBSE YEN Specifying PVs

King Shaw Associates took part in the event regarding PV specification organized by CIBSE YEN South West at the Colston Hall on 24th February. PV installer gave an overview presentation of large PV installation in the South West area and discussed the challenges of each one. Our Sustainability & Energy Department can show a vast […]

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Breaking Ground at Worcester College

One of our most prestigious projects at Worcester College is today holding a ceremony to break ground for the first time as it moves in to the construction phase of the project. King Shaw Associates Building Services Team have worked incredibly hard alongside the other design team members to get to this point. We eagerly […]

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Building Property Forum

Our Energy Assessor and Sustainability Engineer attended the very interesting first Building Property Forum presentation in support of the Bristol European Green Capital 2015, supported by UK-Green Building Council. The presentation, firstly, focused on the ways in which sustainability can influence investment decision and, secondly, on the exploration of Green Buildings Value. At the same […]

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