Sustainability: improving performance in existing buildings (ARCHIVED)

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Clients are increasingly striving to achieve the standards set for sustainability in new buildings when commissioning works to improve the sustainability of existing buildings, despite both the technical and economic constraints presented.

Sustainable buildings are resource-efficient throughout that building's life-cycle: from location, design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition, and aim to complement the classical building design concerns of economy, utility, durability, and comfort.