Zero Energy Design (ZED)

Zero Energy Design (ZED)

Silcock Leedham acquired the sustainability consultancy, Zero Energy Design, in November 2012. We have consolidated their services from our Head Office in Leeds and are now able to diversify our offering for thermal modelling into the fields of computational fluid dynamics, building modelling and wind studies.

By employing building modelling and simulation techniques throughout the design cycle, ZED are able to help our client’s optimise building performance and enable designers to meet increasingly strict environmental standards.

Our services include:

  • UK Building Regulations Compliance
  • Natural Ventilation modelling and design advice
  • Daylighting Modelling and Simulation
  • Renewable Energy Evaluation and Strategy Reports
  • SAP Calculations
  • ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G Performance Rating Method
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Internal CFD analysis
  • External Micro climate studies
  • Fume and contaminant dispersal studies
  • Bespoke HVAC system modelling and simulation
  • Shading studies
  • Solar Shading design and analysis
  • Building façade analysis
  • Independent simulation auditing

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