When BRE rolled out BREEAM In-Use in America, it was to fill the gap of the 5.6 million existing buildings that were not being addressed with available green building rating systems. BREEAM In-Use doesn’t involve prerequisites so nearly any commercial building no matter what size, age or condition could benefit from using the program to … Continue reading “BRE is more than green buildings, it’s changing the impact of the built environment.”
The new BREEAM Wiki is a breakthrough in sharing best practice.
With the new BREEAM NOR 2016, our National Scheme Operator in Norway have launched a tool that will drive the Norwegian building and real estate industry into the future.
The recent Building magazine / Ecobuild roundtable ‘The New Normal: Redefining Sustainability’ threw up a mixed response in terms of what does sustainability really mean.
On January 16th 2016, the UN, EU and US nuclear sanctions on Iran were lifted following a framework agreement for a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear programme.
For both water and energy, there are parallels that can be drawn between the ways in which BREEAM criteria has developed and resulting major changes to mass market practices and building regulations.
It’s always a great time of year, when the award winners are announced at EcoBuild.
What payback can you expect from BREEAM certified buildlings, and what additional capital cost is incurred.