A new online training course, BIM for Site Managers, has been launched by BRE Academy and the CITB (Construction Industry Training Board ) to equip site managers with a solid grounding in BIM (Building Information Modelling). BIM is rapidly changing the way that people work and collaborate on construction projects. Well implemented, it delivers faster, more … Continue reading “BRE Academy and CITB launch new ‘BIM for Site Managers’ online training”
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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”
The first ever BREEAM Communities interim certificate was issued to Qinglong Mountain International Eco-city in Nanjing in Jiangsu Province of China.
In a recent blog the comparative benefits of using software tools specifically designed for construction industry data collection instead of a standard spreadsheet were highlighted. It was immediately evident that software tools provide greater security, precision, support and integration, and above all else, they save time (and therefore money!). A recent study of BRE’s SmartWaste … Continue reading “Spreadsheets – A waste data time sink”
Want to have your say on productivity in construction? In an industry where often 50% of time on construction sites is wasted time, due to common issues such as over-ordering stock, skills shortages, delivery waiting times and more – now is the time to address the topic of productivity and efficiency within construction. This is your … Continue reading “Productivity in construction: Free breakfast briefing”
BRE, one of a consortium of 12 partners from 5 countries, is working on an EU funded project, GELCLAD.1 GELCLAD is a cladding innovation designed with a wood-polymer biocomposite (ecoWPC) skin with insulant aerogel at its core. The overarching aim of the GELCLAD project is to supply the market with a high performance, innovative and durable … Continue reading “Innovative and durable cladding solution for retrofit”
An iconic mixed-use building on London’s Regent’s Canal, Kings Place has won the in-use category at the 2017 BREEAM Awards.
As a product of BRE, it comes as no surprise that independent research and sound scientific evidence are fundamental ingredients of the BREEAM standard.
Evergrande awarded BREEAM Very Good Certificate for their Wuxi Canal Mansion residential development in Wuxi
One of China’s largest property development company Evergrande has received a ‘Very Good’ BREEAM design certificate for Wuxi Canal Mansion, an exemplar residential project in Wuxi in Jiangsu Province this Sunday (21 May). The development was independently assessed by BREEAM Assessor Nottingham Sustainable Design Institute (NSD) and scored highly on most of the BREEAM categories for … Continue reading “Evergrande awarded BREEAM Very Good Certificate for their Wuxi Canal Mansion residential development in Wuxi”