17th March 2022
This project, undertaken by the VALTARI alliance, involves the construction of a 4.5km southern ring road, bypassing the center of the city of Lahti, Finland. Due to the importance of trunk road Vt12, these improvement works have a major impact on export and import opportunities in Finland as a whole.
14th August 2018
As described in the earlier article Why building LCA?, BREEAM New Construction 2018 requires building LCA to be carried out for the new Mat 01 issue. The requirements in Mat 01 focus on rewarding good quality building LCA through comparison with a benchmark and options appraisal. Starting with the project brief/requirements, designers use building … Continue reading “Getting results with building LCA”
14th May 2018
The Sustainable Estates Forum (21st-22nd June, Heythrop Park Resort, Oxfordshire) is a cross-sector event designed specifically to meet the needs of those delivering and operating sustainable building
9th May 2018
We are pleased to welcome Canary Wharf Group PLC, Instrom Limited and ICTS Consult as SABRE Licensed Companies. SABRE is BRE’s security assessment and certification scheme. If you are investing in security or wish to understand and improve security at new and existing facilities, you need to think carefully about the company you select to … Continue reading “NEW SABRE LICENCES: APRIL 2018”
23rd April 2018
The new BREEAM Wiki is a breakthrough in sharing best practice.
26th March 2018
GRESB and BRE have collaborated to integrate a BREEAM API with the GRESB Portal for the 2018 reporting cycle.
7th March 2018
The winners of the BREEAM Awards 2018, for building projects and professionals with extraordinary achievements in sustainability, were revealed last night at London’s ExCel.
5th March 2018
On 1 January 2016, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were adopted by world leaders in September 2015, came into force.
13th February 2018
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!”
9th February 2018
HS2 has become the UK’s first infrastructure project to be awarded a BREEAM Infrastructure (pilot) scheme certificate.