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B&F Updates

Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

1st August 2018

Last October Briggs & Forrester Living commenced on site with Canary Wharf Contractors to provide shell & core and fit-out services to the Newfoundland residential development in London.

Newfoundland is a 63-storey residential skyscraper, standing 218m tall, with over 600 apartments. The eye-catching exoskeletal design by architects Horden Cherry Lee, will be a prominent addition to the London skyline.

1st August 2018

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have recently completed the £1.8m M&E contract for a new storage facility for the library of the University of Cambridge.

Working with contractor RG Carter, the new facility houses unique printed material such as books and paper files. The airtight, insulated superstructure has been designed to protect the printed material by stopping the daily cycle of temperature penetrating the interior and slowing down relative humidity changes.

1st August 2018

Building Energy Management System (BEMS) offer a number of energy saving benefits. These include:

  • Improved plant control
  • Monitoring energy usage
  • Optimising plant operating times

This can help you to achieve savings of anything up to 30% by installing and maintaining an effective BEMS.

Effectively managing BEMS clock schedules will ensure plant is not running overnight. Some of the easiest energy savings can be made through effectively managing BEMS time clock schedules on weekends or on bank holidays.

1st August 2018

CES have been selected as the new provider of mechanical and electrical planned preventative maintenance (PPM) services at a shopping centre in Royal Leamington Spa with a large managing agent, further strengthening CES’s PPM position in the retail sector.

The Shopping Centre is fully tenanted and the contract includes the provision of mechanical and electrical services to all landlords and common areas.

The contract will be managed from our Northampton office and the services will be delivered by the CES team of mobile engineers and specialist service partners.

1st August 2018

LEC are proud to announce that they have become an accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) provider, having recently achieved CPD status. This status means LEC can now offer presentations on Overheating, Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) and BREEAM.

31st July 2018

Briggs & Forrester have been nominated for the Best Specialist Contractor to work for (over £25m) at this year’s Construction Enquirer Awards 2018.

Construction Enquirer Awards are dedicated to recognising and rewarding the industry’s best companies to work for and the best firms to do business with.

The closing date for voting is 8th August which will determine the Top Ten companies in each category. The finalists will be announced on the 13th August will go forward to the final which will take place on the 9th October 2018 during UK Construction Week in Birmingham.

26th July 2018
Selly Oak Student Accommodation

Briggs & Forrester Living are well advanced on site at their latest project in Birmingham with Interserve. The Selly Oak development features 418 bed student accommodation, a new Sainsbury’s supermarket, under croft car parking and 14 retails units.

26th July 2018

Sergey Barekyan, Associate Director for Low Energy Consultancy, recently qualified as a BREEAM Accredited Professional (AP), this is in addition to his current BREEAM assessor accreditation. Adam Alexander, LEC Managing Director said: ‘‘Well done Sergey, LEC continues to enhance our client’s compliance ease for BREEAM and all things sustainable’

BREEAM (Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method) sets the standards for best practise in sustainable design and specification for non-domestic buildings.

26th July 2018

It is with great pleasure that CES can announce that they have been selected as the new provider of mechanical and electrical planned preventative maintenance (PPM) services at a large commercial site in Sheffield, with a nationwide managing agent.

24th July 2018

We are currently experiencing a heat wave in the UK. Low Energy Consultancy discuss the benefits of TM52 when analysing overheating in construction.

Construction standards have vastly improved in the last decade. The refinement and imposing of tighter compliance through Building Regulations Part L has seen greater efficiency in fabric performance.