In 2018 we started the process of implementing the BREEAM Strategic Ecology Framework (SEF) into our UK family of schemes (BREEAM, HQM and CEEQUAL).
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.
“Delivering Sustainable Buildings: Value of BREEAM to Retail in the UK” is published today at MIPIM and shows how retailers and developers can use BREEAM to help attract customers and increase value.
BRE and the International WELL Building Institute™ pbc (IWBI™) have today published a briefing paper which outlines how certified BREEAM credits may be used to demonstrate compliance with WELL.
BREEAM launched its latest technical standard: BREEAM UK New Construction (NC) 2018 on the 7th of March 2018. Following a significant update, the ‘Materials’ category encourages whole building life cycle assessment and recognises and rewards construction products with independently verified Environmental Product Declarations (EPD). This blog explains how BRE’s sustainable products fit in with the … Continue reading “BREEAM UK New Construction 2018 and BRE Sustainable Products”
Over the last 12 months my team have been working hard to deliver a DRAFT manual which we hope represents another step change in BREEAM, to continue to reflect best practice.
As a product of BRE, it comes as no surprise that independent research and sound scientific evidence are fundamental ingredients of the BREEAM standard.
Land Rover BAR (Ben Ainslie Racing) are Britain’s entry in the America’s Cup, competitive sailing’s biggest prize and the oldest trophy in any international sport.
Significant changes have been made to the way in which energy performance is assessed under the BREEAM UK New Construction 2018 scheme within Ene01 – Reduction of energy use and carbon emission. In order to address the energy performance gap, new criteria rewarding more detailed energy modelling, encompassing regulated and unregulated energy uses has been … Continue reading “BREEAM UK New Construction 2018 continues to drive energy performance improvements”
On 1 January 2016, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were adopted by world leaders in September 2015, came into force.