BRE acquires CEEQUAL in move to develop new sustainability rating scheme for infrastructure

BRE and CEEQUAL announced plans today to bring together two successful schemes – BREEAM and CEEQUAL – to create a single, science based sustainability standard and certification tool for civil engineering and infrastructure projects in the UK and around the world.From today, CEEQUAL will transfer its business operations to BRE Global after which CEEQUAL will … Continue reading “BRE acquires CEEQUAL in move to develop new sustainability rating scheme for infrastructure”

Carré Vert – Strong teamwork produces outstanding results

Carré Vert in the Levallois-Perret area of Paris has undergone an extraordinary transformation in recent years. It is a large and prestigious office complex, but was once unremarkable in terms of its sustainability performance – that is most certainly not the case today. Carré Vert is the first building in the world to achieve a … Continue reading “Carré Vert – Strong teamwork produces outstanding results”

Unibail-Rodamco’s Chodov shopping mall achieves BREEAM Outstanding double

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. Unibail-Rodamco’s Centrum Chodov shopping centre in Prague has achieved an Outstanding rating under Parts 1 & 2 of BREEAM In-Use International 2015, establishing a new benchmark for retail real estate across … Continue reading “Unibail-Rodamco’s Chodov shopping mall achieves BREEAM Outstanding double”

BREEAM Domestic Refurb goes online

As the BRE Academy continues to look at new ways to bring its training to a wider audience, the latest addition to the e-learning portfolio is BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment, which now sits alongside the already online An introduction to BREEAM, BREEAM Masterclass for Designers and BREEAM Masterclass for Contractors. What are the advantages of the … Continue reading “BREEAM Domestic Refurb goes online”

Responsible sourcing network APRES given new home at BRE

Building science centre BRE announced today that the Action Programme for Responsible Sourcing network – APRES – will transfer to its management from 2016. Now in its 5th year, APRES was created by Loughborough University with funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, and extensive support from a number of industry partners. Its … Continue reading “Responsible sourcing network APRES given new home at BRE”

Arup and Marks & Spencer among line up for 5th APRES conference

The focus for the next APRES conference on responsible sourcing, is managing risk and enhancing reputation. The event will be held in central London at The Building Centre on Tuesday 24 November, and features an outstanding range of speakers from key organisations in the supply-chain including clients, designers, contractors and third sector organisations. This year, … Continue reading “Arup and Marks & Spencer among line up for 5th APRES conference”