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Clare Hudson
Clare Hudson
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  • 04th August 2011

Inspire Bradford Business Park- Largest construction of sustainable offices in Europe

It was announced today that Inspire Bradford Business Park will become the largest construction of environmentally friendly office spaces in Europe.

The new carbon neutral development will comprise of 14 serviced offices, 14 managed offices, and will be managed by the Newlands Community Association; a company that provides training and education for the local community. The project is expected to cost around £4 million and will be built with the BREEAM sustainable building rating system in mind.

Sustainable features include wall insulation made from traditional straw bales, a ground-source heat pump and a rainwater catchment reservoir. The majority of materials used to make the buildings, such as wood fittings and carpets, will be made from recycled materials.

Inspire Bradford Business Park is expected to be complete by the end of December 2011.

Source: Bradford set to house Europe’s largest sustainable business site

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