Our Head Office

The Re:Centre

A Sustainable Ethos

At New AD it is important that our office reflects our ideals of sustainability, responsibility, clarity and excellence, this is the Re:Centre located on the campus for the University of Bradford.

The Re:Centre is a coming together, a confluence, of entrepreneurs, academics, environmentalists, local businesses, national businesses, students, stakeholders. Its function is to be a hub, where knowledge and experience – both practical and theoretical – are shared between all users of the centre and their associates. With this alignment of minds and ideas New AD is able to fully utilise the full capabilities of the university to advance in its aim of diverting waste from landfill and producing sustainable products.

Environmental Features

The Re:Centre is an exciting and dynamic space with a unique design which has achieved the highest BREEAM rating - Outstanding. BREEAM is the world's leading design and assessment method for sustainable buildings. This means that the building is in the top 1% in the world for its levels of sutainability and enviromental effectiveness. Environmental features in the Re:Centre include:
Natural ventilation

In the summer, cool air will be drawn through the building into the sunspace and up through the chimneystacks. In the winter, naturally warmed air in the core and sunspace will flow throughout the building.

High levels of insulation

State of the art forms of insulation are employed extensively throught the building. This ensures that heat is retained within the building rather than lost to the outside world. In winter this ensures that a comfortable working environment is sustained.

Photovoltaics & air source heat pump

Renewable sources of electricity and heat are captured from the surrounding environment utilising photovalic and geothermal technology.

Build with sustainable materials

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