Modern methods of construction was the topic of discussion at BRE’s workshop – Raising the Bar for Offsite Construction – held on the 26th April 2018. Nick Whitehouse, from Buildoffsite, welcomed a packed lecture theatre and industry experts from across the supply chain. With modular construction potentially having a large part to play in addressing … Continue reading “Mark Farmer’s keynote at BRE’s offsite construction workshop”
New products to support sustainability, efficiency, and workplace safety, launched at BRE China Annual Conference
New products designed to support China’s drive for increased construction industry sustainability and efficiency, and workplace safety, have been launched at the second BRE China Annual Conference, on 18 April at the Waldorf Astoria in Shanghai. They include two digital tools, adapted for use in China with the help of Chinese software developers. The first … Continue reading “New products to support sustainability, efficiency, and workplace safety, launched at BRE China Annual Conference”
After an excellent start establishing their business in Sweden, Lidl has been actively working to strengthen their brand, and a part of this work is to develop sustainable solutions. Lidl started in Sweden in 2003 and the company had humble beginnings, having to make changes in order to adapt to the Swedish market. But today … Continue reading “Lidl – reinforcing a brand through sustainability”
The new BREEAM Wiki is a breakthrough in sharing best practice.
As the market place becomes increasingly competitive and there is a need to be able to differentiate oneself as a high performer. Authors Andy Lewry, James Fisher and Matt Holden discuss how sustainability results in high performance buildings. They concluded that Sustainability in general and the third-party certification of sustainability are becoming more mainstream across … Continue reading “Value of sustainability”
BRE and Measurabl announce leading-edge integration with the BREEAM Standard to improve the financial performance of commercial real estate
BREEAM’s API with the Measurabl platform offers an easy way for facility managers and building owners to save time and improve accuracy of sustainability reporting and third party certification. San Francisco/San Diego – Wednesday, April 18, 2018. — BRE have today announced the launch of its integration of BREEAM, the world’s leading sustainability assessment method … Continue reading “BRE and Measurabl announce leading-edge integration with the BREEAM Standard to improve the financial performance of commercial real estate”
IKEA’s Nina Fall, Deputy Sustainability Manager and Christian Westerberg, Engineering Manager, explains how BREEAM supports environmental and sustainability work.
What is a Healthy Home? Today, UKGBC with support from BRE and Hoare Lea launch a briefing note.
Registrations for the environmental certification scheme BREEAM Sweden (SE) are exceeding all expectations. During 2017, Sweden Green Building Council received 57 new registrations for projects that want to certify their buildings, according to BREEAM-SE. That’s three times the number of registrations that were made during 2016. “We’re seeing a lot of new developers choosing BREEAM-SE, … Continue reading “Great news – record amount of registrations for BREEAM Sweden”
Online Ethical Labour Sourcing standard (BES 6002) developed to provide a framework for businesses to self-assess to better understand their corporate governance profile including human rights responsibilities Dr Shamir Ghumra, Director of Sustainable Products at BRE, says in today’s globalised market place, where there are 45.8million people across 167 countries in modern slavery*, human rights due … Continue reading “BRE launches online self-assessment tool for ethical labour sourcing”