Focus has become an official partner of Nottingham Trent University’s School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment (ADBE), with its newly launched £1.5m Centre for Sustainable Construction and Retrofit.
As part of this arrangement, Jason Redfearn, managing partner at the Nottingham-headquartered consultancy, has been appointed as lead for Focus’ ongoing contribution to the centre which will include skills development, research, training, and consultancy support to the University in a mutual drive to help the UK construction sector to reach net zero carbon. It will also offer various related placement and employment opportunities for students.
The company has supported built environment programmes at the University for seven years and now the relationship has been cemented by this new partnership.
The Centre for Sustainable Construction and Retrofit will bring together a range of expertise from leading experts to help the construction sector reach the ambitious net zero climate change targets by 2050 and benefit students wishing to pursue a sustainability focussed career within construction.
“The Focus team is excited to be a partner of ADBE and the Centre for Sustainable Construction and Retrofit on a three-year framework,” said Jason Redfearn. “We are committed to a sustainable future for the built environment and
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