Client: Scarlet Hotel
Commercial Property Awards – Building of the Year 2010
The Scarlet is an award-winning 37 bedroom hotel, built to the highest eco standards.
A high-quality, energy efficient environment has been created through the inclusion of a number of low carbon design features. The luxury hotel incorporates: a 170kW biomass boiler, which uses Forest Stewardship Council waste wood chips to generate hot water for the hotel; a 54 panel solar thermal panel array; grey water and rainwater systems; high levels of insulation to reduce building heat loss; air handling units incorporating high efficiency air-to-air heat exchangers; green roofs; and solar shading.
Hoare Lea’s appointment comprised MEP engineering consultancy and post-occupancy evaluation