Great news – record amount of registrations for BREEAM Sweden

Registrations for the environmental certification scheme BREEAM Sweden (SE) are exceeding all expectations. During 2017, Sweden Green Building Council received 57 new registrations for projects that want to certify their buildings, according to BREEAM-SE. That’s three times the number of registrations that were made during 2016. “We’re seeing a lot of new developers choosing BREEAM-SE, … Continue reading “Great news – record amount of registrations for BREEAM Sweden”

BRE and GRESB introduce new efficiencies for reporting Green Building Certifications

| Seamlessly add your BREEAM asset certification to the GRESB Asset-level Portal |   BRE and GRESB have teamed up to introduce new efficiencies for reporting Green Building Certifications to the GRESB Real Estate Assessment. The collaboration sees the integration of the BREEAM Application Programming Interface (API) within the GRESB Portal. The API link enables you to … Continue reading “BRE and GRESB introduce new efficiencies for reporting Green Building Certifications”

We’re thinking about water

We are all aware that water is a precious natural commodity and a key component for all life on Earth. Likewise, our economy is dependent on reliable water supplies. Industry, agriculture and energy production all rely on water use and as such contribute heavily to global water consumption. When we see rivers bursting their banks … Continue reading “We’re thinking about water”

Norway’s first BREEAM-certified hotel building

Comfort Hotel Bergen Airport opened on the 28 of February 2017 and is Norway’s first BREEAM certified hotel building. “The hotel is in a community where BREEAM certification is part of the regulation plan,” explains Arild Carter in Linstow Estate. COMFORT HOTEL BERGEN LUFTHAVN vil bli Norges første BREEAM-sertifiserte hotellbygg. PHOTO: Inger Marie Grini The … Continue reading “Norway’s first BREEAM-certified hotel building”

IES Tap software updated for UK New Construction 2018

IES, in collaboration with BRE, now support BREEAM UK New Construction (NC) 2018, with the release of another update to the IES TaP system for BREEAM project management. IES TaP are delighted to announce that the award winning online BREEAM project management system now supports BREEAM UK NC 2018 scheme, which launched 7th March 2018. IES TaP for … Continue reading “IES Tap software updated for UK New Construction 2018”

First BREEAM Norway Kindergarten

Haukåsen Outdoor kindergarten in Trondheim was the first education building to achieve BREEAM-NOR certification. To demonstrate management’s commitment to the environment & sustainability, they have included BREEAM on the educational programme for the eldest children – The Superheroes! “The commitment by the children has been enormous”, says educational director Anne Mari Bjørnstad. “The environment is … Continue reading “First BREEAM Norway Kindergarten”

BREEAM Awards 2018 – Winners Announced

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.