​What is a Building Science Engineer?

Building science is a field of study concerned with the technical performance of buildings, building materials, and building systems. The area is broad enough to include construction technology, material science, urban design, architecture, heat and mass transport physics, meteorology, mycology, and structural design, to name a few. The field can be seen as the specialisation of infrastructure engineering applied to building systems.

Building science and engineering are applied to the design of new buildings, the repair and maintenance of the increasing stock of existing buildings, and the development of new building materials and technologies. The issue of sustainability, pollution, energy use, and health are becoming increasingly important.

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​Stockport is a large town that is located Greater Manchester and 7 miles east of Manchester’s city centre. The population in Stockport is estimated to be around 136,932. Stockport has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Stockport College Revamp

Trafford College Group is moving ahead with the redevelopment of the Wellington Road campus. Next stage of the plan is to demolish the multi-purpose hall and theatre building to make way for a new 30,000 sq ft facility. To deliver this element of the wider £24m regeneration, the existing three-storey structure on the site needs to be knocked down.

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