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”
The next version of the Home Quality Mark (HQM) scheme – HQM ONE is now out for consultation. Below are 5 things you need to know about the proposed changes to the scheme: Please visit the consultation website to download the scheme manual and to know how you can provide feedback. Consultation closes on 16th February … Continue reading “5 things you need to know about HQM ONE”
IES in collaboration with BRE has introduced additional efficiencies for users and their BREEAM assessments.
Want to find out what BREEAM rating a building has, or information about a BREEAM building nearby? Need to find a local BREEAM assessor?
Join Constructing Excellence and BRE Academy to discuss the burning issues of productivity and efficiency and how they can be improved Held at Olympia in London, immediately before Day 2 of Vision 2017 (8:30am – 10:30am), this free breakfast briefing will form the basis for wider discussion and action in this area by BRE around … Continue reading “The burning issues: productivity in the construction industry”
Hello BIMfans, Last year on the 10th of October I went through the biggest milestones of my life (so far!) the fiancée and I got the keys to our first house. However, once the initial excitement wore off I was actually stunned at how archaic the whole process is. We had bought the most expensive … Continue reading “There is No BIM Like Home”
You might have seen that BRE is partnering with Digital Construction Week (taking place next week, 26 & 27 October 2016), championing the event as Digital Knowledge Partner and fielding three expert speakers. ‘BRE is committed to helping the built environment sector benefit from the use of digital technologies and rich data enabled products and services’, these … Continue reading “BRE @ Digital Construction Week”
Earlier this month, BRE Digital Tools’ Jo Goodwin spoke to Bob Sherwood, SHEQ Manager for Boon Building Services, to find out more about their experience with BRE YellowJacket and how the tool helps their business. Find out more below:
It has been 2 years since YellowJacket launched its mobile app, Here’s the story:
Listening to customers’ feedback, the digital tools team has developed new reporting SMARTWaste features which will be added early in August 2016. This release is all about letting SMARTWaste users have access to the information they need, quickly and easily. We caught up with Priya Naik, Product Manager for both SMARTWaste and YellowJacket, and Amanda … Continue reading “3 things you should know about SMARTWaste’s new reporting software release”