BRE Academy and CITB launch new ‘BIM for Site Managers’ online training

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”

The burning issues: productivity in the construction industry

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”

Spreadsheets – A waste data time sink

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”

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”