30 Jun 2014
SBED is looking for roofing and cladding contractors for our demonstration projects.
Roofing and Cladding Contractors' Skill Sets, Capability and Resource Requirements
Be capable and experienced in the design and installation of roofing, cladding and ancillary building works on refurbishment projects.
Designing and applying:
15 Jan 2014
The SBED team at the Welsh School of Architecture has installed four small-scale Transpired Solar Collectors on the roof of the School to provide warm air for an office at roof level.
Aim of the installation
With these test rigs, we will experiment with a number of different Transpired Solar Collectors’ configurations and parameters, which will generate a wide range of performance...
28 Jun 2013
The Sustainable Building Envelope Demonstration (SBED) project has been officially launched by Finance Minister Jane Hutt on 27th June 2013, as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week, at the SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre in Baglan Bay, Port Talbot.
The Finance Minister, Jane Hutt, warmly welcomed and supported the aims of the project in her opening speech. Other speakers at the launch event...
28 May 2013
Cardiff University’s Sustainable Building Envelope Demonstration (SBED) study aims to explore how the role of the building envelope could be transformed to incorporate systems which can generate, store and distribute renewable energy.
The pilot scheme will involve designing prototype systems using integrated solar thermal and photovoltaic technologies. They will then be...
28 May 2013
The SBED project team would like to invite you to join them in the launch of SBED, as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week. The event will provide an opportunity to explore in more detail, building integrated solar energy technologies and their role in a low carbon future.
The event will take place on Thursday 27th June, 2013, at the SPECIFIC Innovation Centre, Baglan Bay.