Project: YOHO Student Accommodation, Leicester


Estimated Value: £10m

Architect: rg+p Ltd

Project Manager: MDA Leicester

Contractor: JA Ball

New build student accommodation development consisting of around 135 studio apartments. The hot water design employs air source heat pumps and central gas fired water heating to allow the building to use electric heating whilst still being compliant with Building Regulations for energy conservation.

CIBSE TM59 overheating modelling was utilised to design ventilation to unsure the building did not overheat as window openings were restricted.

Duties: Full detail design to RIBA Stage 7 including site monitoring, SBEM and EPCs.

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