We work with clients and contractors to maximise the thermal efficiency of building envelopes and to make them cost effective to run and comfortable to live in. We are able to integrate issues of concentrating on the building fabric with passive star design principles and where necessary the inclusion of renewable technologies.
Our work on sustainability has included training all our staff in the use of SAP software for productive energy performance on new buildings and selected staff qualified to work on existing buildings. We have several qualified Code for Sustainable Homes Assessors and regularly provide their services on our own architectural projects.
Research has been carried out with Cambridge University on natural ventilation strategies. We have developed an exemplar energy efficient refurbishment of a hard to heat terrace in conjunction with Manchester City Council and Mosscare Housing Ltd.
We are now looking at development of projects to Passivhaus standards, with one scheme up to feasibility stage, and one of the Directors has attended the Passivhaus Designer’s Course.
BTP were lead architects on a project to regenerate a derelict site in Runcorn to provide 18 modern new affordable homes. The site is on The Ridgeway in Runcorn and close
More Burleydam families can look forward to a future living in the village thanks to BTP's design of new affordable rented homes just a stone's throw from Grade II listed
BTP led a programme of repair works across two phases for this Grade II listed Church in Over, Winsford. Designed originally by renowned local architect John Douglas in 1867, the
BTP were appointed as architects on a project for Wiggett Homes to design and deliver 10 luxury private homes on Brinnington Road in Stockport. Overlooking Warth Meadow in Stockport, the
BTP has just completed work on a large court house in the heart of Birmingham city centre. We were appointed as lead designer and architect to provide an additional 12 hearing