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The case for Centres of Excellence in sustainable building design

Researcher: Stephen Ledbetter
Funded: The project was funded by the partners below.
Total value:
Lead partner: Royal Academy of Engineering
Partners: Centre for Window & Cladding Technology
The Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers
The Happold Trust
King Shaw Associates Limited
The Ove Arup Foundation
The Royal Academy of Engineering
The University of Bath Knowledge Transfer Partnership
Status: Completed 2012


This was an exercise to establish the costs and benefits for the UK economy of creating a network of centres of excellence in integrated, sustainable design for construction. These centres will promote knowledge, teaching and research in sustainable and low carbon design techniques and the application of technologies for the benefit of the UK low carbon construction industry.


The case for Centres of Excellence in sustainable building design, Royal Academy of Engineering.

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