This series of articles is a partnership between SPECIFIC, SUNRISE and the Active Building Centre. Our projects work with academic, industry and community partners in… Read More »The Active Classroom: still providing insights and performing well…
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The UK’s first energy-positive office, which generates more solar energy than it consumes, will be opened at Swansea University on 21st June.
Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns, during a visit to the Swansea Bay Campus, announced a £800,000 UK Government backed investment in Swansea University’s SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre.
SPECIFIC’s Active Classroom is shortlisted for ‘Sustainable Project of the Year’ at the Building Awards 2017
Following the success at Constructing Excellence Wales 2017, where the Active Classroom won the ‘Innovation Award’, the classroom has been shortlisted for further recognition at the Building Awards 2017.
Naked Energy is a British design, innovation and engineering business with a global outlook, redefining solar energy solutions. As a technology supplier for the Active… Read More »Q&A w/ Hybrid Solar Start-up, Naked Energy
In June this year, the UK Prime Minister delivered a “Build, Build, Build” speech that preceded the announcement of radical reforms to the current planning… Read More »“Build, Build, Build” vs. Build Back Better
In 2011, SPECIFIC was one of six UK Innovation and Knowledge Centres (IKCs) created by the UK Government. Nine years on, and countless projects and… Read More »£6m EU investment in SPECIFIC Innovation & Knowledge Centre recognises project’s success
SPECIFIC works with innovative companies with new-to-market technologies to help them gain valuable insights ahead of adoption by consumers and the construction sector.
The team at SPECIFIC have long been advocates of using electric vehicles (EVs), from adopting the first generation Nissan Leaf to now operating a “fleet”… Read More »Using Electric Vehicles to ‘Flatten the Curve’