Cycling for Healthcare Buildings in Myanmar – a project for Article 25 and the BRE Trust

October 27th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, BREEAM, BREEAM News, cycling, healthcare, myanmar, QSAND, sustainable buildings|Tags: |

In February this year, I got an email from a contact of BREEAM, Tom Dollard from PTE Architects, asking if I would be interested in taking on an exciting challenge. That challenge would be cycling 500 miles around Myanmar, whilst raising money for charity and undertaking building research in the healthcare sector. This presented a fantastic [...]

International partnership for sustainable construction promises tangible benefits to Russian construction sector

July 7th, 2017|Categories: BREEAM, BREEAM Communities, breeam in use, BREEAM Infrastructure, BREEAM New Construction, BREEAM News, BREEAM News Page, BREEAM Refurbishment, News|Tags: |

National Research Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (MGSU) and the Russian Green Building Council (RuGBC) have today announced the launch of a partnership with BRE, the world leading multi-disciplinary building science centre. The partnership is aimed at driving sustainable best practice through knowledge share and the development of BREEAM to enhance competitiveness of projects in [...]

Help us develop the BREEAM In-Use portfolio approach for the education sector – Architects Datafile

September 23rd, 2016|Categories: BREEAM, BREEAM Blog, breeam in use, BREEAM Media Coverage, BREEAM News Page, News|Tags: |

Further and Higher Education bodies are the focus of a new BREEAM In-Use pilot that will enable them to build on learning from the commercial property sector. Read James Fisher’s blog “I’ve started so I’ll finish – University Challenge with BREEAM In-Use” in the September issue of Architects Datafile. Source: Bre

BREEAM In-Use International goes Norwegian – or BREEAM In-Use International går norsk!

May 20th, 2016|Categories: BREEAM, breeam in use, Environmental, News, Sustainability|Tags: |

BREEAM In-Use took a big step forward for the Norwegian market with the addition of a Norwegian language version of the online BREEAM International tool. BREEAM In-Use International 2015 is now the standard that that is applicable to existing buildings in Norway, complementing the BREEAM NOR scheme for new construction run by the Norwegian Green Building [...]

Boosting ecology in BREEAM

May 13th, 2016|Categories: BREEAM, ecology, Energy Efficiency, green buildings, News, Sustainability, the crown estate|Tags: |

A rich ecology can enhance our communities and improve the health and wellbeing of building users. BREEAM has developed a framework for guiding the future development of its ecology assessment criteria which will help project teams to take practical actions that protect and improve the ecology of buildings and developments. Cary Buchanan and Yetunde Abdul of [...]

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