Two New Framework Wins for SBS

Sustainable Building Services (UK) Limited has secured places on two new social housing frameworks.

The procurement consortium Efficiency North has named SBS as one of its preferred specialist contractors on a £400m heating, electrical and roofing framework. The work in question will be undertaken for social housing clients in Yorkshire, Humber and the wider region.

SBS was selected as one of the contractors shortlisted to deliver the £90m Roofing and Associated Ancillary Works element of the framework, focusing on individual projects valued at under £2m.

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SBS Wins 'ReMo Urban' Project

Sustainable Building Services has received confirmation that it has been made principal contractor for a new energy efficiency demonstration project in Nottingham.

The Remo Urban Project is a European-funded urban regeneration model, supported by Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham City Homes (NCH), Nottingham City Council's enviroenergy team and other partners. It aims to provide a blueprint for industry best practice that other social housing providers can subsequently replicate.

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UK Should Re-Insulate 'A Home Minute'

A Parliamentary report by the Green Building Council has emphasised the urgent need for better insulation within Britain's housing stock.

The authors note that home heating accounts for a third of the UK's carbon emissions and that if the country is to stand any chance of meeting its reduction targets, then it must make poorly insulated homes a priority. Under international agreements, the UK is required to achieve an 80% reduction in its CO2 emissions by 2050.

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SBS in Celebrating Construction Awards

On 16th March, just one day after hearing of its shortlisting in the Construction News Awards, SBS received confirmation that it had also made the finals of the East Midlands Celebrating Construction Awards.

SBS will be a finalist in the 'Integration & Collaborative Working Award' category. The winners will be announced at the awards evening, which will take place on 19th May 2017 at the Nottingham Belfry.

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