The #WorldEnvironmentDay campaign is encouraging us all to get outdoors, explore natural environments and better understand the importance of our relationship with nature.
BREEAM’s collaborative, cross-continent approach to sustainability unaffected by President Trump’s climate accord decision
One thing is becoming clear since the Donald Trump’s announcement, the international response; regarded by political leaders and climate experts worldwide as a major error of judgement.
Worldwide, BREEAM delivered by BRE is the standard to achieve to showcase your built asset sustainability credentials in planning, design and construction. BREEAM drives decision making on the design, services, materials used and even the suppliers’ credentials. It assists architects and contractors in identifying opportunities to improve biodiversity across the site and it even looks … Continue reading “How long will an excellent or outstanding building last?”
BRE is proud to announce the release of LINA 2.0. LINA is a life cycle assessment tool that enables companies and trade associations to assess their products in line with EN 15804, the European Standard for Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for construction products. LINA 1.0 was launched in 2016. The core philosophy in the design … Continue reading “BRE launches enhanced version of life cycle assessment tool LINA”
BRE is working with two of the world’s leading companies as research continues in “QUANTUM” – a four year, pan European project which aims to help close the gap between predicted performance and actual delivered performance in buildings, whilst maintaining comfort for occupants and end-users. Currie & Brown, one of the world’s leading asset management … Continue reading “Admiral Insurance and Currie & Brown engage with BRE on QUANTUM project”
A new online training course, BIM for Site Managers, has been launched by BRE Academy and the CITB (Construction Industry Training Board ) to equip site managers with a solid grounding in BIM (Building Information Modelling). BIM is rapidly changing the way that people work and collaborate on construction projects. Well implemented, it delivers faster, more … Continue reading “BRE Academy and CITB launch new ‘BIM for Site Managers’ online training”