The Met Office has relocated to a single greenfield site near Exeter, consisting of seven, three-storey modular blocks, from various buildings around Bracknell. These blocks house all headquarters operations, including the computer suites and a large on-site energy centre, providing combined heat and power and stand-by power.
Design considerations include:
Ferguson Brown Sustainability provided extensive assessment and advisory services to the client through all stages of the design, construction and operation including:
This project achieved 63.6% (VERY GOOD) in a Design and Procurement BREEAM assessment
As part of the Environmental Management System review a Management and Operation BREEAM assessment was conducted and achieved 70.9% (EXCELLENT) including Energy Audits.