Reducing Gatwick Airport’s false fire alarms

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

Gatwick Airport reduces false Fire Alarms

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”

Consumer interest in home energy efficiency and sustainability on the up

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”

Follow all the action at the #CE2016 National Awards

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Challenging times call for better collaboration

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.

BREEAM Refurb Excellent for UCEM

University College of Estate Management (UCEM) has showcased its commitment to sustainable construction by refurbishing its new premises to the highest levels of sustainability.