Say Hello to the Norwegian Green Building Council (NGBC)! The first of our monthly featured National Scheme Operators (NSOs). NSOs operate adapted, country-specific BREEAM schemes under licence from BRE Global Ltd. These organisations are selected to provide local knowledge, market presence and local stakeholder engagement through their governance structures. Their schemes are adapted to local … Continue reading “Say Hello to Norway Green Building Council!”
For the second year, GRESB and BREEAM are partnering to recognise responsible real estate investment, as part of the annual BREEAM Awards. Ā
A summary of the Town and Country Planning Association’s (TCPA) Practical Guide on Health in Garden Cities ā Guide 8
The notion of Garden Towns/ Villages has received more momentum in the recent years in response to the UKās housing shortage. As the first Garden Villages begin to take shape with the Governmentās support, many are concerned that in creating these new places quantity may be prioritised ahead of quality. In response to such concerns … Continue reading “A summary of the Town and Country Planning Association’s (TCPA) Practical Guide on Health in Garden Cities ā Guide 8”
It has today been announced that the 2018 BREEAM Awards, the leading awards for sustainability within the global built environment, has joined forces with ecobuild.
Today is officially World Town Planning Day! An international celebration of planners, good urban design and the contribution they bring to their respective communities.Ā
A click on the search engines and you can find many articles on better asset value, increased rental or sales prices, lower operating and energy costs related to certified āGreen Buildingsā. Whilst these are all true benefits of independent certification and more, the value of buildings and communities to people also needs to be assessed … Continue reading “Social Sustainability at Masterplanning Stage”
Team BREEAM is proud to support World Green Building Week.
Happy national allotment week! With a rapidly growing population, an estimated 90% of our time spent inside, and with increasingly digitalised realities submerging us (you can buy virtual reality head sets in Tesco?!), I think itās safe to say, we need to get outdoors; look at the trees, swim in the sea and of course, … Continue reading “Happy National Allotment Week! Growing stuff is good for the soul.”
The technical manual for the internationalised issue of the BREEAM Communities 2012 scheme (v1.2) is now live and the scheme is open for registration for non-UK projects, as well as UK ones. The launch of the revised scheme removes the need of having to go through a bespoke BREEAM Communities criteria development process for most … Continue reading “BREEAM Communities International 2012 is now live”
International partnership for sustainable construction promises tangible benefits to Russian construction sector
A new partnership aims to drive sustainable best practice through knowledge share and the development of BREEAM in Russia.