We have set up a BREEAM Assessors Group for assessors to meet up and share their experiences of BREEAM. The group covers Glasgow and Edinburgh and our next meeting will be on 27th January 2016. We will be holding this in Glasgow at All Bar One on St Vincent Street from 5.30pm onwards. If you … Continue reading “BREEAM Assessors Group (Scotland)”
Building science centre BRE has acquired key assets of the Institute for Sustainability (IfS), the sustainable development organisation focussed on innovation and knowledge transfer to improve cities and communities in the UK and Europe. Since 2009 IfS has instigated a number of pioneering projects like Low Carbon London – which explored how the city could … Continue reading “BRE ensures ongoing legacy for Institute for Sustainability”
A new briefing paper “The Strategic Approach to the Selection and Procurement of Construction Materials and Products” is now available.
The latest BREEAM scheme to undergo its regular update is BREEAM International New Construction.
This is the second in a series of case studies that use a new methodology to assess the deconstruction potential of new build properties. The case studies and methodology have been funded by the BRE Trust to raise awareness amongst architects, designers and contractors of the potential of Design for Deconstruction (DfD) to create more … Continue reading “Design for Deconstruction Case Study 2: PassivHaus”