Entries by Andrew Cooper

BIM:SAM solves riddle of high energy bills in Manchester building

EVORA EDGE’s innovative BIM:SAM approach (building information modelling for strategic asset management)has helped reduce gas spend by 21% in a building, resulting in savings of more than £20,000 per year. It has also opened up the potential to achieve a ‘design for performance’ approach relatively quickly and cost-effectively across portfolios of buildings using existing EPC […]

The true cost of design – measuring embodied carbon at Hammerson’s Orchard Park retail development

This post was originally published on CIBSE Journal. A new database tool is helping designers assess the environmental impact of their specifications. Our EVORA EDGE Director, Andrew Cooper, looks at how Hammerson is trialling the tool to assess the CO2 impact of a retail park in Didcot. Approximately 10% of all UK carbon emissions are […]