MIPIM – Day One

A lot has happened since MIPIM 2016 – the world is a very different place. So is MIPIM 2017 a time to reflect and regroup or a time to look forward and realise that it’s not all doom and gloom?

Value of BREEAM to Retail

“Delivering Sustainable Buildings: Value of BREEAM to Retail in the UK” is published today at MIPIM and shows how retailers and developers can use BREEAM to help attract customers and increase value.

Is it March already?

It is fair to say that we are living in uncertain times. With so many unanswered questions and an economy that is on a knife-edge, it would be all too easy for us to batten down the hatches.

Property & Business Interruption Insurance – Get recognised for good practice

Property protection insurance is not a legal necessity but without it a building owner will have to pay for any damage their property suffers. In addition, a business may lose income and might even face third party compensation claims related to property damage or injury through negligence. So insurance can be a wise investment, particularly … Continue reading “Property & Business Interruption Insurance – Get recognised for good practice”

BREEAM Awards 2017 – Winners Announced

BRE has announced the winners of its BREEAM Awards 2017, the world’s leading sustainability rating scheme, at a gala event held last night at the London Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square.

BRE Academy term report

BRE Academy, the lifelong learning arm of BRE, made huge strides forward in February. Notably we have announced our expansion into China by partnering with green building consultancy NSD to take our BREEAM courses to all of the major Chinese cities. Our expanded range of classroom courses includes some new Passivhaus (Passive House) courses at both … Continue reading “BRE Academy term report”

BRE China: A year on

On Wednesday 1st March 2017, one year on from BRE China’s official launch, the ‘China-UK Green Building Ceremony and Forum 2017’ took place at the Shangri-La Hotel in Beijing.

Cardiff University researchers to develop tool to project Wales’s greenhouse gas emissions up to 2050

Academics partner with BRE to forecast Wales’s future carbon emissions Scientists from Cardiff University are developing a tool to forecast Wales’s greenhouse gas emissions over the next 30 years. Together with world-leading multi-disciplinary building science centre, BRE, the academics are developing the tool on behalf of Welsh Government, who will use it to inform the … Continue reading “Cardiff University researchers to develop tool to project Wales’s greenhouse gas emissions up to 2050”

BRE Global appoints Passive Fire Business Development Manager

BRE Global has appointed Mark Cummings to act as a client direct point of contact for passive fire product testing and certification services.  Mark brings with him significant experience in the testing inspection and certification industry, with 17 years’ experience at Exova BM TRADA managing a fire resistance testing and product approval team within the … Continue reading “BRE Global appoints Passive Fire Business Development Manager”