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[14 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

This week in Munich at Bau 2013*, the world’s largest trade fair for architects and construction engineers, Tata Steel will be exhibiting products that demonstrate how steel can be used to combat the greatest cause of man-made carbon emissions. Did you know…? Around 40% of carbons emissions come from buildings Around 40% of carbons emissions […]

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[15 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

Close involvement in a recent £5 million leisure centre refurbishment project has demonstrated Tata Steel’s ongoing commitment to transform the building envelope from a passive energy conservation role to one of active, efficient and affordable energy generation. Deeside Leisure Centre, West Queensferry, Flintshire, is the National Centre for Ice Sports in Wales. It boasts an […]

Architecture, Case Study, Colorcoat Renew SC, Featured, Sustainability »

[17 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Sustainable Building Envelope Centre (SBEC) is a £6 million research centre cofounded by Tata Steel, the Low Carbon Research Institute and Welsh Government to accelerate the development of low carbon solutions for the built environment. Converting solar radiation to usable heat energy The SBEC building was fitted with Colorcoat Renew SC® to provide a […]

News, Sustainability, Tata Steel »

[15 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Buildings account for around 40% of all CO2 emissions and any carbon reduction strategy has to address this in order to deliver real change. Legislation is driving the low and zero carbon agenda across all sectors and there is a legally binding target for 15% of UK energy to come from renewables by 2020. Wales […]

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[29 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Sustainable Building Envelope Centre (SBEC), funded by Tata Steel, the Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI) and the Welsh Government, is now into the sixth month of a three year programme looking into the most efficient methods to capture, store and dissipate energy from the sun. The aim being to evaluate, evolve and enable greener […]

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[7 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

Is it a close up of a Seat Ibiza ? No it’s Colorcoat Prisma® in a new green – Linden Green to be precise. This vibrant colour has been produced specifically for the SBEC building currently being constructed on our Shotton site, the green colour being chosen to represent the green technological development that will be going on inside…