We were delighted that Harris Academy in Suttton wasclared Building magazine's best building in performance.
Harris Academy exceeds standard performance in many ways. Its gas and electricity usage to do date represents a saving of 59% against CIBSE Guide F Good Practice Secondary School measures and saves 72% against TM46 benchmarking.
The Passivhaus design will meant an overall reduction in energy consumption of more than 80% compared to standard school buildings. Currently the energy use and CO2 emissions is: 11 kgCO2/m2/yr and the EPC rating is ‘A’ – 23 points.
Read about why this is one of the most significant buildings built in the UK.