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Technology Strategy Board Building Performance Evaluation Projects

The Centre for the Built Environment (CeBE) has been successful in securing over £500,000 of external funding from the Technology Strategy Board as part of their Building Performance Evaluation Programme. This funding has been provided to undertake six post construction and early occupation studies (25% of all of the domestic projects awarded under the Technology Strategy Board Building Performance Evaluation Programme) and two in-use performance and post occupancy evaluation studies. Details of these projects can be found below.

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Gentoo Passivhaus Development

Gentoo Passivhaus Racecourse Development, Sunderland
Type of study – Post construction and early occupation.
Principal Investigator – Dr David Johnston.
Project value – £54,550 Leeds Met (Total project value £68,567)

Gentoo Passivhaus Racecourse Development
Type of study – In-use performance and post occupancy evaluation.
Principal Investigator – Dr David Johnston.
Project value – £69,902 Leeds Met (Total project value £69,902)

Dormary Court, York
Type of study – Post construction and early occupation.
Principal Investigator – Dr David Johnston
Project value – £54,749 Leeds Met (Total project value £62,446)

Dormary Court, York
Type of study – In-use performance and post occupancy evaluation.
Principal Investigator – Dr David Johnston
Project value – £69074 Leeds Met (Total project value £79,879)

Lancaster Cohousing Development, Lancaster
Type of study – Post construction and early occupation
Principal Investigator – Dr David Johnston.
Project value – £36,949 Leeds Met (Total project value £59,979 with University of Sheffield)

Community in a Cube (CIAC), Riverside One, Middlesborough
Type of study – Post construction and early occupation
Principal Investigator – Dr David Johnston.
Project value – £72017 Leeds Met (Total project value £87,257)

Derwenthorpe, York
Type of study – Post construction and early occupation
Principal Investigator – Dr David Johnston.
Project value – £47,044 Leeds Met (Total project value £48,796)

Lea Field Court, York
Type of study – Post construction and early occupation
Principal Investigator – Dr David Johnston.
Project value – £52,642 Leeds Met (Total project value £54,393)

Acknowledgements
The projects reported here are part of the Technology Strategy Board’s Building Performance Evaluation programme and acknowledgement is made of the financial support provided by that programme. Specific results and their interpretation remain the responsibility of the project team.
The Technology Strategy Board is the UK’s innovation agency. Its goal is to accelerate economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation. The Technology Strategy Board is sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). https://www.innovateuk.org/