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UK Case Studies

Skanska's business in the United Kingdom provides a range of construction services for private and public sector clients. We also build high specification Green projects.

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May Park Primary School in Bristol was expanded and refurbished to double its capacity, which helped to overcome overcrowding and alleviate a high demand for places at the school. The school uses around half the energy and water than a typical school in the UK. The project included straw bale walls and a photovoltaic array.

Brent Civic Centre, UK

The Brent Civic Center is a newly constructed community building in northwest London that was the first public building to achieve BREEAM Outstanding.

skanska carbon footprinting in 2011, green building case study

Skanska conducted 35 carbon footprints in 2011 to benchmark project carbon emissions and to help identify low-carbon project options, which can result in project carbon and financial savings.

HMP Thameside, UK-1, green building case study

HMP Thameside is a prison in southeast London, which included the first ever prison living unit to achieve BREEAM (BRE Environmental Assessment Method) Outstanding, and nine other buildings that achieved BREEAM Excellent.

M25 Widening Project, UK-1, green building case study

The M25 widening set new standards for highway projects in terms of resource efficiency, embodied carbon, public relations, biodiversity and sustainable drainage solutions. The project has been recognized by a number of industry awards and realized significant efficiency-related financial savings.

Hollywood House, UK-1, green building case study

Skanska UK's Rashleigh Weatherfoil divisional head office at Hollywood House in Woking was redeveloped into a highly sustainable workplace that was designed to achieve LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Commercial Interiors Platinum certification.

Surrey Street Lighting PFI, UK, green building case study

The Surrey Street Lighting PFI (Private Finance Initiative) involves modernizing the County of Surrey’s entire street lighting system to provide higher quality and more efficient street lighting over a 25-year period.

Carbon Footprinting on Highways Projects-1, green building case study

Skanska uses carbon footprinting tools to benchmark the carbon emissions of highway projects and to help identify low-carbon project options.

Carbon Footprinting in Construction examples from Finland, Norway, Sweden, UK and US-1

Skanska uses carbon footprinting tools to benchmark the carbon emissions of building projects and to help identify low-carbon project options.

Dashwood House, UK

Dashwood House is an office building in central London that was redeveloped and modernized, between 2007 and 2008, into a BREEAM (BRE Environmental Assessment Method) Excellent’ building by incorporating energy efficiency features, solar water heating and rainwater harvesting.

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