BRE is more than green buildings, it’s changing the impact of the built environment.

When BRE rolled out BREEAM In-Use in America, it was to fill the gap of the 5.6 million existing buildings that were not being addressed with available green building rating systems. BREEAM In-Use doesn’t involve prerequisites so nearly any commercial building no matter what size, age or condition could benefit from using the program to … Continue reading “BRE is more than green buildings, it’s changing the impact of the built environment.”

Join BREEAM at The Sustainable Estates Forum

The Sustainable Estates Forum (21st-22nd June, Heythrop Park Resort, Oxfordshire) is a cross-sector event designed specifically to meet the needs of those delivering and operating sustainable building

BREEAM Awards 2018 – Winners Announced

The winners of the BREEAM Awards 2018, for building projects and professionals with extraordinary achievements in sustainability, were revealed last night at London’s ExCel.

BREEAM Awards Partners with Ecobuild 2018

It has today been announced that the 2018 BREEAM Awards, the leading awards for sustainability within the global built environment, has joined forces with ecobuild.

BREEAM USA and Fitwel Announce Alignment to Promote Health and Environmental Outcomes

The two leading science-based building rating systems find common ground for users to apply for dual certifications, providing benefits for buildings and their occupants The Center for Active Design (CfAD) and BRE America have announced a crosswalk between the Fitwel Certification System and the BREEAM USA In-Use standard, developing a straightforward and cost-efficient process for … Continue reading “BREEAM USA and Fitwel Announce Alignment to Promote Health and Environmental Outcomes”

Redefining sustainability

The recent Building magazine / Ecobuild roundtable ‘The New Normal: Redefining Sustainability’ threw up a mixed response in terms of what does sustainability really mean.