Do you know your closest fire exit when you enter a building? General fire safety precautions include means of escape and fire alarms. In the construction industry however, strict measures are required due to the greater number of fire hazards present on site. The destructive power of fire can damage or destroy equipment, stock and … Continue reading “5 ways YellowJacket can help you manage fire risks”
The BRE Academy has announced dates for a new BIM course aimed at helping public and private sector clients who procure buildings and infrastructure, strategically implement and exploit the benefits of BIM throughout every stage of a project’s lifecycle and deliver value to their business. Following on from the government’s recent mandate on the use … Continue reading “BRE Academy announces BIM for clients training”
A new focus on enhancing ecology brings wider benefits – from Prof Horticulture and Landscape Design
BREEAM’s new focus on enhancing ecology brings wider benefits.
Astarta, a grade A business centre and the first office building in Ukraine certified under BREEAM International, is due to open Q1 2017.
The Cardiff office of multi-disciplinary infrastructure consultancy Opus is the latest of an increasing number of progressive organisations to achieve BRE Global’s BIM Level 2 business systems certification. Headquartered in New Zealand and operating across the globe, Opus has a network of 12 offices in the UK, which provide services for public and private sector … Continue reading “International Consultants Opus gain BRE BIM Level 2 certification”
Hi all! It has been a while since I last posted here, but here I am! However, this will sadly be my last post on this blog. Indeed, my internship at BRE is now finished! It was only five weeks but sincerely, everything happened so quickly, I feel like it was way less. What a … Continue reading “Final Week: Farewell”
Recently, BRE Digital Tools’ Jo Goodwin spoke to Callum Scott, CWCL Project Sustainability Manager for Canary Wharf Contractors, to find out more about their experience with BRE SMARTWaste. Callum explained what challenge they were facing and how SMARTWaste helps their business.
BRE Academy, the award winning training arm of internationally renowned building science centre BRE, has launched its online building information modelling (BIM) courses in India. With the country seeing major growth in sustainable construction, the courses will enable India’s built environment professionals to reap the significant benefits that BIM delivers. Designed to provide knowledge and … Continue reading “BRE Academy launches training courses in India”
The 6th APRES Annual Conference on ‘Responsible and ethical sourcing – a professional approach for materials, products and people’, will be held on 29 November at 11 Cavendish Square in London. Aimed primarily at clients, developers, architects, construction, sustainability and procurement professionals, contractors, suppliers and manufacturers, the 6th APRES conference will provide a strategic overview of … Continue reading “6th APRES Annual Conference announced”
Solarcentury, one of the oldest solar companies in the world, has achieved a certification first under the new MCS 012 requirements for roof-integrated photovoltaic (PV) systems. Solarcentury has certified its Sunstation solar roof system, a new sleek, black roof solar system. First to install Sunstation is highly respected British designer and TV presenter Wayne Hemingway, … Continue reading “Hello good looking! Solarcentury achieves MCS 012 certification first with BRE Global”