In February, HDC (the Housing Development Corporation of the Maldives, the state-owned master developer of the new island city of Hulhumale) contacted the BRE regarding our potential involvement in assessing future developments there. A small delegation from BREEAM have returned from talks regarding further co-operation with HDC on this ambitious project. Known mainly as a … Continue reading “Hulhumale, the City of Hope”
The Home Quality Mark (HQM) aims to make new homes better. Better for our pockets, our wellbeing and our environment. And at the very heart of the HQM scheme is the need to deliver quality homes. Quality Homes are high on the public agenda, but it is not always easy to achieve, particularly when house-building … Continue reading “HQM ONE – setting baselines in a flexible scheme”
Working with CIEEM and others, BREEAM have taken a pioneering approach to the strategic development of its assessment of ecology and its links to other issues covered by BREEAM.
A new focus on enhancing ecology brings wider benefits – from Prof Horticulture and Landscape Design
BREEAM’s new focus on enhancing ecology brings wider benefits.