Engineering Sustainable Solutions for the Built Environment

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Driven By Innovation

Our mission is to create thermally comfortable indoor environments, using minimal energy consumption, to support the decarbonisation of the built environment.
We design, develop and deliver innovative, simple, cost-effective technology solutions, that maintain or exceed the performance of existing complicated, expensive and energy intensive services.

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Our Services

Our internationally recognised knowledge and expertise underpins the development of high-end equipment and sustainable technology solutions to reduce energy consumption in the modern built environment.  

Design & Manufacture

Experimentation

Environmental & CFD Modelling

Process Improvement Simulation

Sustainability Consulting

Design & Project Management

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Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, awards Free Running Buildings Ltd £650,000 to develop FREECOOL+ – Adapting Passive Ventilation and Zero-Energy Cooling for Sub-Saharan Africa.

 

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The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) awards Free Running Buildings £538k from the Thermal Efficiency Innovation Fund (TEIF) to develop “Passive Ventilation with Heat Recovery for Air-Tight Facades”.

 

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Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, awards Free Running Buildings £944,000 to develop “FREEHEAT: Revolutionising the Viability of Natural Ventilation through Heat Recovery”

Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, awards Free Running Buildings £100,000 to join forces with work safety provider Moore Medtech to develop “PROTECT – 222nm far UVC light technology to treat COVID-19 infected airborne microdroplets”.

 

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Free Running Buildings, in partnership with the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), awarded £250k for the ‘Final Development of a Zero Energy Dehumidification and Cooling System’.

 

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Winners of BUILD’s 2019 Design & Build Awards ‘Most Innovative in Energy Modelling’

Winners of the Wsset Award for Innovation in Low Carbon Cities 2017.

2017 winners of:

  • TechFest Research Team of the Year
  • TechFest Energy Visionary Award
  • TechFest Best Use of Technology in Carbon Reduction

Our Products

Cost efficient, easy to install and a modern energy solution, our range of ventilation products and patented technologies are available to order bespoke to your building requirements.  

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With an innovative and committed approach to improving techniques and technology, our UK leading experts engineer solutions to improve building performance with minimal energy consumption.  

Read more about 222nm far UVC light technology to treat COVID-19 infected airborne microdroplets

222nm far UVC light technology to treat COVID-19 infected airborne microdroplets

Lead by Moore MedTech Ltd, this project aims to develop and manufacture PROTECT – a safe, innovative 222nm far-UVC light fixture installed in air...

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Read more about Passive Ventilation with Heat Recovery for Air-Tight Facades

Passive Ventilation with Heat Recovery for Air-Tight Facades

The UK faces an unprecedented challenge in providing the required heating demand to buildings for thermal comfort, whilst maintaining low costs to consumers and...

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Read more about Final Development of a Zero Energy Dehumidification and Cooling System

Final Development of a Zero Energy Dehumidification and Cooling System

Free Running Buildings, in partnership with the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), successfully achieved the commercialisation of FREECOOL, a zero-energy passive...

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Read more about Clean Energy Access for Sub-Saharan Africa

1st November 2021

Clean Energy Access for Sub-Saharan Africa

Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, has awarded Free Running Buildings £650,000 to develop and manufacture Freecool+ – Adapting Passive Ventilation and Zero-Energy Cooling...

Read more about Visit by Sarah Champion MP

10th September 2021

Visit by Sarah Champion MP

Managing Director Ben Hughes, Office Manager Lisa Flaherty and Engineering Technician Harry Mahon had the pleasure of hosting Sarah Champion MP, Labour MP for...

Read more about Cooling Stadiums at the 2022 FIFA World Cup

1st July 2021

Cooling Stadiums at the 2022 FIFA World Cup

A collaboration between Free Running Buildings and Qatar University has lead to the companies pioneering technology FREECOOL being installed at the newly renovated 40,000-seat...

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