Archinect - News 2014-10-21T03:06:04-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/63818434/the-uk-s-most-outstanding-green-building The UK’s Most ‘Outstanding’ Green Building Anna Johnson 2012-12-20T20:23:00-05:00 >2013-03-12T12:46:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n0/n0hotvuhg30007wa.jpg" width="514" height="374" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The building, known as 1 Angel Square, has been designed to deliver a 50 per cent reduction in energy consumption compared to The Co-operative&rsquo;s current Manchester complex and an 80 per cent reduction in carbon. This will lead to operating costs being lowered by up to 30 per cent.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/4092340/guerre-des-vertes-an-accounting-account-of-london-s-greening-financial-sector Guerre des vertes: An accounting account of London's greening financial sector J. James R. 2011-04-25T03:49:43-04:00 >2011-04-26T03:55:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/55/55cj7sk3n8xuqxm4.jpg" width="514" height="355" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"It's about future-proofing yourself - nobody wants to be at the bottom of the pile on this agenda."</p></em><br /><br /><p> The green war? It has nothing to do with a central European political movement. Rather the conflict in question is about employee retention, overall well-being and leading by example. If one is in the business of auditing business, it should be a priority to have one's own affairs in tip-top shape.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The BBC shares with us that KPMG's and PricewaterhouseCoopers' newest architectural additions to the City of London have earned BREEAM ratings of "excellent" and "outstanding." Jon Barnes, manager of PricewaterhouseCoopers' properties, says that there were no excuses in installing the right equipment in a new building. PricewaterhouseCoopers' new headquarter cost &#8356;65,000,000 (~$107,000,000) to outfit with "outstanding"-rated infrastructure.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The PricewaterhouseCooper building will generate 25% of its own electricity through burning 45,000 liters of fry-oil bio-diesel a month saving the company about &#8356;1,000,000 annually. Perhaps the move will help to degrease <a href="http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/07/photogalleries/100720-london-sewer-fat-clog-flushers-weird-news-pictures/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London's fat-clog...</a></p>