December 1, 2009

Edward Garrod Nominated as “Green Guru”

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In the run-up to COP15 Building magazine sought nominations for ‘green gurus’ – to recognise the people making the biggest difference in driving forward the green agenda. Edward Garrod, founding Director of PHA Consult has been nominated in the ‘Engineer’ category. The winner will be announced as a result of a public vote in the Sustainability Now event

Edward Garrod

“PHA Consult’s Edward Garrod formed the consulting firm with Piers Heath in 2005 to focus exclusively on environmental engineering and sustainable design. Originally trained as an architect and environmental analyst, Garrod leads the company’s team of building physicists, sustainability consultants and researchers, working alongside leading UK architects including Foster + Partners, RMJM, KPF, Aedas and Make to help them achieve their aspirations for sustainable projects in over 20 countries. He has dedicated the past two years to the environmental design of the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology – the first building and centrepiece of Masdar City, the world’s first zero-carbon, zero-waste city. Working with Foster + Partners, Garrod has led the implementation of innovative approaches to slash the environmental footprint of this green technology research centre. His submission to the government consultation on the definition of zero carbon figured prominently in the resulting summary, while in Abu Dhabi he submitted a detailed response to the development of the Estidama sustainability system. Garrod also supervises architecture students at the universities of Cambridge and Bath.”

Fellow candidates for this category are:-

Dr. Brian Anderson – Technical director of BRE Scotland, Patrick Bellew – Principal of Atelier Ten, Brian Mark – Director of Sustainability at Fulcrum Consulting, Simon Smith – Ramboll Structural Engineer, and Chris Twinn of Arup

Responding to his nomination, Edward commented, “I’m delighted to have been recognised amongst such high-profile figures in sustainable engineering, many of whom have been an inspiration to me in my career”
See Building Website.

October 2, 2009

Sustainability Awards 2009 – PHA Consult shortlisted for "Sustainable Designer of the Year"

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The finalists for the UKGBC’s 2009 Sustainability Awards have been announced today. PHA Consult has been shortlisted in the “Sustainability Designer of the Year” category in recogniton of our contribution to furthering sustainable design through our projects, staff training and outreach initiatives. The awards ceremony on 24th November will mark the culmination of the ‘Making Sustainable Development Happen’ conference.

Full details can be found here

June 18, 2009

Building Services Awards 2009 – Highly Commended

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More than 700 industry professionals gathered at the London Hilton, Park Lane for the 12th annual Building Services Awards yesterday evening. PHA Consult’s outstanding achievements in delivering Sustainable MEP in over twenty countries was ‘Highly Commended’ in the ‘International Achievement’ category. Whilst we were pipped at the post by winners Cundall, we were delighted to have been recognised ahead of established shortlisted firms Arup, BDP, Buro Happold, Halcrow Yolles and Red Engineering Design.

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The full awards programme can be downloaded here

March 25, 2009

Building Services Awards 2009 – Shortlist Announced

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The shortlist for the 2009 Building Services Awards was announced today. PHA Consult are delighted to have been selected as finalists in the ‘International Achievement’ category, whilst founding Director Edward Garrod has been nominated in the ‘New Achiever of the Year’ category. The awards ceremony will be held at the London Hilton on 17th June.

Further information here

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