B&Q Showcase Event

B&Q Showcase Event

Event Showcases Transpired Solar Collectors on the New B&Q Store in Merthyr Tydfil

The Sustainable Building Envelope Demonstration (SBED) B&Q event showcased the roof installation of Transpired Solar Collectors on the new B&Q store in Merthyr Tydfil on 14th October 2014 in Orbit Business Centre.

The showcase event was well attended by energy management consultants, engineers, building control surveyors, architects, researchers and property and facilities managers from the South Wales.
Phil Jones, SBED Project Director, Welsh School of Architecture, said:

“The purpose of these showcase events is to demonstrate Transpired Solar Collectors in each site and to share experience and lessons learnt throughout the process of contract negotiation, product design and installation and performance in use from the point of views of the contractors, building owners and building users.”

Speakers included Huw Jenkins and Diana Waldron from Cardiff University, Daniel Pillai from Tata Steel, Dave Humphrey from BAM Construction Ltd., Richard Quartermaine from Hammerson and Andy Francis from B&Q.

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Presentation Downloads

If you would like to know more about B&Q Showcase Event, you are welcome to look at the presentation slides below:

Introduction to Sustainable Building Envelope Demonstration (SBED) Project
Huw Jenkins - Technical Manager, Cardiff University
SBED Transpired Solar Collector Technology
Huw Jenkins - Technical Manager, Cardiff University
Transpired Solar Collector on B&Q in Merthyr Tydfil
Aerial video of the TSC on B&Q in Merthyr Tydfil
B&Q Project
Daniel Pillai - Project Director, Tata Steel
Colorcoat Renew Solar Collector
Animated demonstration of the mechanism of Transpired Solar Collectors
TSC Installation at B&Q
Dave Humphrey - Design Manager, BAM Construction Ltd.
SBED B&Q Project – Developer’s View
Richard Quartermaine, Environmental Manager, Hammerson plc.
TSC – Building User’s View
Andy Francis, Property Sustainability Consultant, B&Q