Predictions for the future: Tech and its impacts on society

Given the rate of progress in science, engineering and technology over the past thirty years, and how technologists’ distant aspirations have become commonplace – super-computers in our pockets and flat-screen high-definition TV – looking the same distance into the future is very hard. The ‘high water mark’ of different technologies has reached very different levels. … Continue reading “Predictions for the future: Tech and its impacts on society”

Introducing SiteSmart – The Smart Information and Data Hub

Wednesday 26th October saw the launch of BRE’s new resource hub for the smart construction professional – SiteSmart. This centralised hub unites our current software tools, SmartWaste and Yellow Jacket, in addition to providing a platform for relevant construction industry resources and information; ensuring the provision of enhanced performance across the industry. To get a … Continue reading “Introducing SiteSmart – The Smart Information and Data Hub”

RWM – Waste Data Opportunities

The Resource Waste Management (RWM) event, which took place in September, is a unique event covering all aspects of waste management. The event not only provided a platform for networking and showcasing management tools but also hosted expert talks and panel discussions on elements such as the circular economy, technology options and opportunities for progress … Continue reading “RWM – Waste Data Opportunities”

There is No BIM Like Home

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”

BRE @ Digital Construction Week

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”

Digital tool training: maximising user knowledge

Digital tools, such as BRE’s SmartWaste and YellowJacket software tools, have created huge possibilities in terms of project management, efficiency and data collection for construction professionals. SmartWaste helps companies through environmental monitoring and data interpretation across the entire supply chain, and YellowJacket through improving health, safety and well-being in order to maximise savings on time, … Continue reading “Digital tool training: maximising user knowledge”