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Digital Detectives - Accurate Information is the Key to Enforcement

Digital Detectives – Accurate Information is the Key to Enforcement

As part of the government’s commitment to the digital economy, HM Land Registry made its data on land ownership in ...
Why is an integrated approach to quality indoor environments so important?

Why is an integrated approach to quality indoor environments so important?

People living in developed countries spend typically 90% or more of their time indoors and more susceptible individuals, such as ...
Information Management goes International

Information Management goes International

We will shortly be seeing the very first international standard published for Information Management using Building Information Modelling (BIM). Beginning ...
Managing risk and driving innovation with BREEAM

Managing risk and driving innovation with BREEAM

What is Innovation? Well, for this article I will use a standard definition and say that it refers to incremental ...
BREEAM Projects integration comes to IES TaP for BREEAM UK New Construction 2018

BREEAM Projects integration comes to IES TaP for BREEAM UK New Construction 2018

Following the success of the initial integration of IES TaP with BREEAM Projects for the BREEAM International New Construction 2016 ...
Two trams in a city

Do you live close to the places you need most?

Do you live close enough to the places you need to get to each day such as work, school and ...
BREEAM takes Chinese lessons

BREEAM takes Chinese lessons

How ‘green’ is construction in China? How does it compare to Europe & North America? How quickly is the industry ...
Connecting people and place: the benefits of a Digital Built Britain

Connecting people and place: the benefits of a Digital Built Britain

With the BRE Cities Convention just a few weeks away, two of our speakers and both leading lights of the ...
EMEX 2018 - How High-Performance Protects an Asset and Increases Bottom Line

EMEX 2018 – How High-Performance Protects an Asset and Increases Bottom Line

EMEX 2018 takes place over two days in November at London ExCel. Energy is a cost to most organisations that ...
Working Together for Disaster Relief - Private Sector Engagement in Humanitarian Action

Working Together for Disaster Relief – Private Sector Engagement in Humanitarian Action

On the 8th of February BRE will be hosting the Working Together for Disaster Relief conference, which aims to bring ...
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2018:  – QSAND supporting the reduction in direct disaster economic losses

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2018: – QSAND supporting the reduction in direct disaster economic losses

The International Day for Disaster Reduction, held every 13th October, celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing ...
Amsterdam's cultural sector excels in Sustainability

Amsterdam’s cultural sector excels in Sustainability

The Amsterdam cultural sector is rapidly developing into the most sustainable in the world. At the end of 2017, Stedelijk Museum, ...
Two expert panels at University & Healthcare Estates & Innovation (UHEI)

Two expert panels at University & Healthcare Estates & Innovation (UHEI)

This timely and highly relevant conference takes place in Birmingham, over two days, 27th-28th November. It will address a broad ...
Say Hello to DGBC

Say Hello to DGBC

Say Hello to DGBC! The next BREEAM National Scheme Operator (NSO) to be celebrated as our monthly featured NSO! DGBC ...
Hulhumale, the City of Hope

Hulhumale, the City of Hope

In February, HDC (the Housing Development Corporation of the Maldives, the state-owned master developer of the new island city of ...
News Update from BRE’s Housing and Health Team – September 2018

News Update from BRE’s Housing and Health Team – September 2018

Commercial Ownership Data The Housing and Health team have been analysing the recently released Commercial and Corporate Ownership Data (CCOD) ...
Connecting people and places is everyone’s job

Connecting people and places is everyone’s job

There's a lot of chatter about smart cities - but what makes a smart city, where do you start, and ...
The Warm Arm of the Law – Tackling Fuel Poverty in the Private Rented Sector

The Warm Arm of the Law – Tackling Fuel Poverty in the Private Rented Sector

The Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE), working in partnership with CAG Consultants, have published the Warm Arm of ...
Getting results with building LCA

Getting results with building LCA

As described in the earlier article Why building LCA?, BREEAM New Construction 2018 requires building LCA to be carried out ...
Home Quality Mark ONE - helping change the culture in home building

Home Quality Mark ONE – helping change the culture in home building

Building more high-quality new homes that fit our current and future needs is a national priority.  BRE has developed the ...
Earth Overshoot Day 2018

Earth Overshoot Day 2018

Today, August 1st, has been announced as 2018 Earth Overshoot Day; by the Global Footprint Network (GFT). This is the ...
How to anticipate EU policy for sustainable construction

How to anticipate EU policy for sustainable construction

By Rosalía Fernández Pardo The construction sector represents 40 % of the European Unions (EU) total energy consumption, 35 % ...
5 years on and the futures bright for BRE National Solar Centre

5 years on and the futures bright for BRE National Solar Centre

In 2013, Greg Barker, the then Minister State for Energy and Climate Change officially opened the BRE National Solar Centre, ...
Norvento headquarters achieve the highest score in BREEAM ES

Norvento headquarters achieve the highest score in BREEAM ES

The CIne building, located in Lugo, has obtained a BREEAM Outstanding rating.  The building is energy self-sufficient and is also able ...
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Community heating and cooling. Learn more at SIRACH’s free conference.

SIRACH, the networking organisation for promoting new technology in refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump, is running a FREE event dedicated to ...