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Welcome to Virtus

Virtus is an award winning construction and management consultancy firm offering tailored solutions to our clients.

Our primary objective is to deliver exemplary results, ensuring that every stage of a project’s life is meticulously planned and perfectly executed, whilst responding to the unforeseeable with innovation and pragmatism. We are able to provide this premium service thanks to our carefully selected team of passionate and driven industry specialists.

Our proven approach with clients has enabled us to become a trusted partner with a number of major blue chip organisations. Regardless of sector we have the capability to deliver precisely what you require. We do not assume we know what you need, nor do we shoehorn our solutions to fit your organisation. Instead, we work hard to build and maintain our client relationships and ensure that we tailor the perfect solution to any commission.

As a direct result of our tailored consultancy solutions, we have acquired a number of highly regarded market leading clients: from delivery c.£1m per annum (18% of annual spend) guaranteed energy cost savings for one of the largest NHS Trusts in the UK through to the redevelopment of an operational nuclear fuel production plant for a global manufacturer.

The essence of our business is to save you money and to minimise the risk of your ventures. Our dedication to honesty, integrity and professionalism means that we consistently exceed our client’s expectations. Our innovation and creativity ensure that each and every project we are involved in enhances the environment whilst minimising the impact on its resources.

23rd May 2016

Energy Lights

By 2030, more energy will be saved across Europe than the amount of energy consumed deriving from oil, according to an analysis by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC).

Announcing this project, the European Commission headlined that “energy saving to become the first fuel”. The EC stressed that energy savings should now always be considered...

23rd May 2016

Energy efficiency levels in process industry are expected to continue to improve vastly over the next 33 years, to 2050.

A new in depth study, prepared by ICF Consulting, covers anticipated energy usage in eight separate industrial sectors. Between them, the eight sectors account for one-quarter of total UK final energy

consumption, covering 98 per cent of industrial energy usage.

The sectors are: iron and steel; chemicals and pharmaceuticals; non-ferrous metals; pulp, paper and print; non-metallic minerals;...

11th April 2016

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has secured £6.9m of funding to support the development of its energy efficiency programme.

The scheme which is set to save the Manchester hospital an estimated £2m per year, will include the installation of a new 2.5MW combined heat and power (CHP) engine, along with a series of energy reduction measures,...

11th April 2016

Powerlines

Reading Hugh’s piece on shortage of generating capacity for next winter has helped reinforce the view I have formed over recent months and that is that demand side response (DSR) has become critical to the future of security of electricity supply in the UK.

Working with National Grid’s Power Responsive team to develop an Academy on DSR and helping to put together a...

11th April 2016

LHC Appointed Company

It has just been confirmed that Virtus have been appointed to the brand new LHC Framework for Energy Consultants and Project Management Services.

This new arrangement is available now and covers the period 2016 – 2020, giving Virtus the opportunity to support all publicly funded bodies across the country as a preferred supplier, through the LHC rigorous...

11th April 2016

UK buildings falling short of design estimates

London CityScape

Buildings in the UK have been producing an average of 3.8 times more carbon emissions than the typical design estimate, according to new research from Innovate UK.

The study examines six years of data from Innovate UK’s Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) Programme. It reveals that only 1...

3rd March 2016

NHS Sustainability Day Roadshow

The NHS Sustainability Roadshow was in London on the 25th February for the latest in a series of five events leading up to the big day.

Jan PonsfordJan Ponsford presented the case study of the Energy...