Centre for Energy and the Environment
Details
Client:

North Highland College
University of the Highlands & Islands

Location:

Thurso, Caithness, Scotland

Completed:

2011

Awards:

BREEAM – Highest UK Score for a Higher Education Facility

Team
Contractor:

Robertson Northern (formerly Highland)

Structural Engineer:

Fairhurst

M+E Engineer:

Pick Everard

CDM Co-ordinator:

Torrance Partnership

Summary

This ground breaking and multi-award winning project has been designed and constructed to the highest possible environmental standards.

Key design factors include multiple species of locally sourced timber buildings elements, grey water recycling, natural ventilation, innovative timber treatment and preservation systems and wood fuel heating.