Future Business Centre

Interserve Project Services Ltd / Future Business

The Future Business Centre was commissioned by Interserve Project Services Limited (IPSL) on behalf of the charity, ‘Future Business’.  The project provides affordable mixed office and workshop space for individuals or organisations wanting to start up or to expand a social or environmental business.

The proposed building aims to be a business incubation centre with a difference - to grow businesses that are both socially responsible and look out for the environment all within the local community

The original concept was designed by 5th Studio and the project was delivered by Saunders Boston.

The BREEAM rated Excellent scheme has received a Commendation in the ‘Social Economic & Environmental Sustainability’ category at the 2013 Cambridge City Council Design Awards.

Key Low energy and renewable features of the building include:
· Large PV array on roof, and Innovative PV glazing
· Solar hot water heating
· Low energy PIR controlled lighting
· Complex BMS – allowing independent temperature control to individual rooms
· Air source heat pumps
· Natural ventilation, leading to improved air quality
· Construction materials selected for their sustainable properties.

Link to BREEAM certificate.

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