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New lighting scheme boosts student experience at Durham
ZUMTOBEL Group’s lighting brands Zumtobel and Thorn have supplied an energy efficient lighting scheme for Durham University’s new Teaching and Learning Centre at the Lower Mountjoy Building, a new £40m construction that offers students the ideal space to study.

2 weeks ago

Book now for this year’s HE Estates forum at the Belfry
THIS year’s HE Estates forum (HE) takes place on 21-22 June at the Belfry Hotel, Warwickshire, home of one of the world’s most iconic golf courses where many thrilling Ryder Cup matches between Europe and the USA have been played out.
Heat networks hold the key to net zero
Universities have set progressive net zero targets, but “most are still aligned to the old sector target of an 80% reduction of 1990 levels by 2050” says Zamzam Ibrahim, President of the NUS and SOS-UK. So what should they be doing?
The importance of Informal Learning Spaces in the postpandemic campus
Since March 2020, student experience has been dramatically affected by campus closures, an abrupt shift to learning online, disrupted accommodation provision,confinement, social restrictions and the overwhelming effects of societal change.
Collinson completes one sports facility and starts another
LANCASHIRE-BASED Collinson Construction has completed work on a new £3.2m school sports facility in Backwell, Bristol, and has also started work on a new multi-million-pound sporting facility at King Edward VI Grammar School in Louth, Lincolnshire.
University of Oxford adds biodiversity with living walls
Richard Sabin, Managing Director at Biotecture, looks at why living walls at Castle Mill student accommodation at the University of Oxford provide benefits that go above and beyond the rainscreen cladding systems they replaced.
Minimise learning disruption with purer air
After two years of disrupted learning, Tim Browning, Head of Business Development - Air Treatment at Fellowes, discusses the role of air purification systems in reducing the transmission of harmful germs and viruses to safeguard student and staff health
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Weathertight protection for offsite school project
TECHNICALLY advanced, high-performance, hybrid roofing membrane from global building product manufacturer Sika, provided the watertight finish for a new school which was built using innovative offsite construction techniques.

4 weeks ago

CHP system installed at Aldenham School
With heating being a school’s primary use of energy, Gilberts (Blackpool) Technical Director Roy Jones explains how schools can optimise their carbon footprint

4 weeks ago

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