Hampshire County Council
This groundbreaking transformation of a 1960’s building is for continued occupation by one of the UK’s leading local authorities.
The external appearance and working environment has been upgraded and exceptional levels of sustainability are being delivered through measures such as an innovative wind driven ventilation system, the performance of which is monitored using Ebtron sensors. The scheme has received a host of awards for sustainability and is being extensively monitored by the Carbon Trust.
The regenerated Elizabeth II Court offices articulate the building in a more contextual manner through reduced massing, extended floor plates and new elevations. The high performance facades, combined with exposure of the coffered concrete slabs, engineered natural ventilation and other sustainable technologies create an innovative low energy building that will deliver a 50% reduction in energy use. The operational emission target of 35kg CO2/m2/annum for the completed building is comparable to many other new build sustainable HQ’s in the country.