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The Centre

As part of the Leeds Sustainability Institute at Leeds Beckett University, the experts working in Built Environment are at the forefront of development in this field. The University is an institutional member of the Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM).

Professor Chris Gorse have been researching ways to reduce domestic energy use for nearly 20 years as well as providing consultancy services to business in the following specialist areas:

  • Building Fabric Performance
  • Coheating
  • Airtightness
  • Build Process
  • New Build
  • Modern Methods of Construction
  • Refurbishment
  • Under-Construction Testing
  • Post-Construction Testing
  • Forensic Performance Investigation
  • In-use Energy Consumption
  • Post-Occupancy Evaluation
  • Party Wall Bypass
  • Control Systems
  • Regulations
  • Renewables
  • Construction Management

Our Clients

We work with developers and suppliers to improve methods of constructing new homes as well as developing methods to extend the lives of existing buildings and reduce emissions.

We also work with local authorities providing information to  inform policy issues relating to the development of sustainable housing.

Examples of clients/partners we have worked for previously include:

  • Harrogate Borough Council
  • Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust
  • Urban Buzz
  • Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • National Trust

If you have a specific project you would like to discuss or, for general information about our consultancy services please contact the University Enterprise office on 0113 81 21904.

For more information on our services and how we can help you access funding visit our Centre for Knowledge Exchange

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