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Hodkinson Consultancy is working on 4 of the Top 10 Regeneration projects in the UK

Posted on June 26th 2013

Earlier this year, Planning magazine published the list of the top regeneration projects in the UK for 2013. Hodkinson Consultancy is proud to be working on 4 of the top 10 – this includes Nine Elms on the South Bank which is top of the list. The other schemes we are working on in the top 10 include (position in …

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Masterplanning for District Heat Networks

Posted on June 19th 2013

The location and timing of the provision of Energy Centres on large multi-phase development sites with district heat networks is complex as there are a number of often competing factors: – Overall capital cost Cash flow Operational efficiency & costs (which influences resident energy costs) Phasing flexibility Matching Energy Centre output to development heat demand The above factors are best …

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BREEAM Communities – 2013 update

Posted on June 10th 2013

BREEAM Communities was re-launched in 2012, with the new scheme providing a more straight-forward, deliverable assessment methodology that ties in more closely to the new planning framework in England and Wales. Hodkinson Consultancy is certified to undertake BREEAM Communities assessments with the new methodology. BREEAM Communities aims to assess and improve the sustainability of developments, beginning at the masterplanning stage …

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Richard Hodkinson Consultancy receives award from BRE

Posted on June 4th 2013

On the 3rd of June, Richard Hodkinson Consultancy received an award from BRE for certifying the largest number of Code for Sustainable Homes dwellings in the past year. 1,979 Post Construction certificates were issued for the period between April 2012 and March 2013. This is a fantastic achievement for the company and one that represents the added value we bring, …

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