Jess and Charlie will be in Manchester from the 7th-9th September for the Chartered Institute of Housing's annual conference. If you would like to catch up please get in touch at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
“A microgrid is a decentralized group of electricity sources and loads that normally operates connected to and synchronous with the traditional wide area synchronous grid but is able to disconnect from the interconnected grid and to function autonomously in "island mode" as technical or economic conditions dictate.” Microgrids often run off renewable energy and can provide electricity to a small area, such as a city block or a small village Microgrid technology can be harness
We are thrilled to announce that Charlie has been promoted to the role of Associate Director. Charlie was the first employee at JAW and has been here every step of the way as the company has grown. We are looking forward to developing the business further and making the construction industry a more sustainable place. Congratulations Charlie!
Saudi Arabia is attempting to build a green city which will have net zero carbon emission, located in the middle of the dessert. The city is designed to be a 106-mile straight line operating with no cars and with a high-speed transit system, that will allow for a ‘belt of hyperconnected communities’, which will all be powered by 100% clean energy. The city will operate on three levels, the surface layer for pedestrians and two subterranean layers for transportation and infra
Congratulations to George and Matt who both have been promoted this week! George is now the Head of Building Physics, who runs the building services team conducting commercial energy assessments, overheating assessments, LCAs and daylight and sunlight assessments. Matt, our Sustainability Consultant, conducts energy assessments on residential properties and supports on BREEAM Assessments.
We would like to announce that Lucy Walsh is stepping down as a Director. After a number of successful years, she is moving on to focus on living and working in Brighton, where she is starting a new business. Jess and the team at JAW wish her every success for the future in her new venture.
Bamboo is an incredibly versatile material, which makes it an attractive alternative for construction projects, due to its high strength to weight ratio which is on parr with timber and its lightness and flexibility. As a result of bamboos strength, it is often used as scaffolding in many parts of the world in Asia and South America. Bamboo is an environmentally and sustainable building alternative to steel being able to sequester large amounts of carbon from the atmosphere.
Hi everyone, I’m Ed and I have joined JAW Sustainability as the new Junior Sustainability Consultant. I am very excited to join this incredibly welcoming and fun group of people. I can’t wait to start contributing to projects and learning more about the fascinating world of sustainability. I am a recent graduate from the University of Exeter having studied a BSC in Physical Geography. My interest in the built environment stems from an intrigue in how we construct and design s
I've joined the team here at JAW Sustainability as the new Administrative Assistant; and I love it here already. I have two names: Sadiha and Neha – although I do prefer Neha, I don’t mind either! I’m 19 years old, and a proud Muslim British Bangladeshi, who has recently just completed the first year of her Politics and Sociology undergraduate degree at the University of Warwick. I’m a keen and inquisitive individual looking to explore different industries before choosing one