GUIDANCE ON THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF SUSTAINABLE, LOW CARBON SUPERMARKET BUILDINGS REPORT V2.0 JUNE 2011 WWW.TARGETZERO.INFO
The European operations of Tata Steel comprise Europe’s second largest steel producer. With main steelmaking operations in the UK and the Netherlands, they supply steel and related services to the construction, automotive, packaging, material handling and other demanding markets worldwide.
Tata Steel is one of the world’s top ten steel producers. The combined group has an aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 28 million tonnes and approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. www.tatasteeleurope.com The principal objectives of the association are to promote the use of structural steelwork, to assist speciﬁers and clients, to ensure that the capabilities and activities of the industry are widely understood and to provide members with professional services in technical, commercial, contractual, quality assurance and health & safety matters. www.steelconstruction.org
The British Constructional Steelwork Association Limited (BCSA) is the national organisation for the steel construction industry. Member companies undertake the design, fabrication and erection of steelwork for all forms of construction in buildings and civil engineering. Associate Members are those principal companies involved in the direct supply to all or some Members of components, materials or products.
AECOM, the global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets; including transportation, facilities, environmental and energy, is project managing the Target Zero initiative. It is leading on the structural, operational energy and BREEAM elements of the project. AECOM is Cyril Sweett is an international construction and property consultancy offering expertise in quantity surveying, project management and management consultancy. Our wide knowledge of the costs and beneﬁts of sustainable design and construction, combined with expertise in strategic and practical delivery enables us to develop commercial robust solutions. SCI (The Steel Construction Institute) is the leading, independent provider of technical expertise and disseminator of best practice to the steel construction sector. We work in partnership with clients, members and industry peers to help build businesses and provide competitive advantage through the commercial application of our knowledge. We are committed to offering and promoting sustainable and environmentally responsible solutions.
investigating how operational energy use can be reduced through good design and speciﬁcation of low and zero carbon technologies. It is also applying BREEAM to each of the solutions and advising how ‘Very Good’, ‘Excellent’, and ‘Outstanding’ BREEAM ratings can be achieved at the lowest cost. www.aecom.com In Target Zero, Cyril Sweett is working closely with AECOM to provide fully costed solutions for all aspects of the project, and analysis of the optimum routes to BREEAM compliance. www.cyrilsweett.com
The SCI is supporting AECOM with the operational energy and BREEAM work packages and is responsible for developing design guidance based on the research. www.steel-sci.org
Part of the Wal-Mart family since 1999, ASDA occupies a leading position in UK grocery retailing and the UK clothing market with its George clothing brand. ASDA is also making increasing inroads into the UK’s General Merchandise sector.
With over 350 stores across the UK and over 160,000 employees, ASDA is a vital part of many communities in the UK. The ASDA reputation for friendly service is as inextricably linked to the ASDA brand as their reputation for quality and service.
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