iCON Centre – DaventryCategory: Commercial
A ground breaking Innovation Centre supporting companies supplying goods and services to the Sustainable Construction Industry. Funded by public sector partners and ERDF it provides offices for 54 companies, a 300 seat auditorium and café and was the first project in UK to use JCT Sustainability Supplement to meet sustainability targets.
- BREEAM Excellent
- Carbon in use less than 15Kg CO2/m2/ annum
- Air leakage less than 7m3/Hr.m2
- 10% Renewable energy
All of these targets were easily achieved by a margin of 20% or more. The buildings ownership on completion transferred to the University of Northampton, who will not only manage the facility but use it as part of PhD studies, providing feedback to the industry on the actual performance of a number of the innovative products used within the building fabric and systems.