My Construction Role Model: William McDonough, Michael Braungart and cities as ecosystems

Having studied climate change and other critical environmental and social issues of the 21st century during my time at university, I knew that my career had to focus on making a positive impact in these fields. With its huge diversity of expertise and outstanding reputation, BRE seemed like the ideal place to begin the impactful … Continue reading “My Construction Role Model: William McDonough, Michael Braungart and cities as ecosystems”

My Construction Role Model: What inspired me to work for BRE

Having a career which leaves a positive and meaningful impact on society is my top priority. From a young age I was aware of the problems we face as a species, to name a few: declining natural resources, environmental degradation and climate change. Learning about these problems inspired me to study Environmental Geoscience at Cardiff … Continue reading “My Construction Role Model: What inspired me to work for BRE”

Do you want to push boundaries in your career? Hear these stories and #BEInspired

[pullquote]”You must put your heart and soul into [your career], if you’re going to make it work.” Victoria Hills, CEO, OPDC. [/pullquote] Over 150 women and men from across the built environment came together on 20th September to #BEInspired by our speakers’ stories and to network with their colleagues. The theme for the event, organised by … Continue reading “Do you want to push boundaries in your career? Hear these stories and #BEInspired”

New BRE and ESTA guide helps businesses gain value from ESOS audits

A newly published briefing paper from BRE in collaboration with the Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA) addresses the opportunities that an ESOS audit offers and how organisations can benefit from them. Aimed at businesses that don’t already have energy-savings measures in place, it provides guidance on how ESOS compliance processes can be optimised in … Continue reading “New BRE and ESTA guide helps businesses gain value from ESOS audits”

BREEAM In-Use moves forward in the US

The Bloc development in downtown Los Angeles is the first project in the USA to be registered for assessment under BREEAM In-Use.