IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: SCN on ‘A COP26 House [meeting] global climate change’

logoIHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, and this week features Scottish Construction Now on ‘A COP26 House [meeting] global climate change’.

…designed so that it can be completely dismantled and recycled…

Scottish Construction Now writes:

Built by Glasgow-based regeneration specialists Urban Union for the UN Climate Change Conference, the zero-carbon timber-frame building was developed by Beyond Zero Homes. Created and led by Peter Smith of Roderick James Architects, Beyond Zero Homes is a collaborative group of over 20 organisations from across the home building sector who want to show the world how affordable and desirable homes can be constructed with minimal impact on the environment, using standard materials and skills available today.

As well as having a reduced reliance on concrete and steel, the COP26 House has been built mainly using locally-sourced home-grown timber…

It has been designed to store more carbon than is produced during its construction and will only require heating in the coldest times of the year…

Unlike the materials used in standard homes today which are either incinerated or sent to landfill at the end of their life, the COP26 House has been designed so that it can be completely dismantled and recycled. This will be demonstrated after COP26 when the house will be deconstructed and rebuilt as part of a development of affordable homes near Aviemore….

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