Following a successful campaign to reduce false fire alarms, Gatwick Airport called on BRE experts to review its false alarm data and identify ways of further cutting these incidents. They were able to make recommendations and propose an operational process to address the remaining false alarms. Read more here
Following a successful campaign to reduce false fire alarms, Gatwick Airport Ltd called on BRE experts to review its false alarm data and identify ways of further cutting these incidents. Gatwick Airport has been investigating and addressing its false alarms events and has reduced passenger evacuations by 70% over a five-year period. BRE’s review of the data found … Continue reading “Gatwick Airport reduces false Fire Alarms”
As part of our continuing development and improvement of our SmartWaste digital tool under the new SiteSmart brand, the version 3 update brings our users new modules and increased capabilities in reporting and presenting data. The launch of this new release will further the ability for users to improve on project efficiency. Alongside this, the … Continue reading “SmartWaste Version 3 Update: What’s What?”
I have now written a few blogs since I started in July. It has been a lot of fun and I really appreciate it when I see that you guys have read them! Once I’m inspired, the blog comes to life and takes on a life of its own. This is called creation. And creation … Continue reading “Poached or scrambled – how do you like your egg (building)?”
New research from BRE shows that people are increasingly focusing on energy-efficiency and sustainability when it comes to improving their home or choosing a new build property. The motivators for home improvements and new home purchase decisions are the subject of ‘ Home Improvements: Who, What and Why?’ – a new report from BRE. Comprising … Continue reading “Consumer interest in home energy efficiency and sustainability on the up”
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There is no doubting we are facing challenging times. This year we voted to leave Europe, and the new Government and industry is under increasing pressure to deliver faster and and cheaper.
University College of Estate Management (UCEM) has showcased its commitment to sustainable construction by refurbishing its new premises to the highest levels of sustainability.
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