SMARTWaste Case Study Interview: Canary Wharf Contractors Limited Earlier this month, BRE Digital Tools’ Jo Goodwin sat with Callum Scott, Project Sustainability Manager for Canary Wharf Contractors Limited, (CWCL) the construction arm of the Canary Wharf Group, to find out more about their experiences with BRE SMARTWaste and how this helps their business. Callum talks … Continue reading ““Credible data driving environmental performance improvements””
From the 1990’s in response to consumer concern over tropical forest population disturbance and wider deforestation, BREEAM began to encourage stakeholders to proactively mitigate associated risks.
When it comes to observations, most people’s reflex is to capture issues that need to be fixed, negative things noticed somewhere onsite – for instance combustible materials blocking escape routes. Obviously, reporting that kind of incident/observation is really helpful to analyse trends, to spot areas of specific issue and take preventive measures. However, positive observations … Continue reading “3 reasons why positive health & safety observations help your business”
This briefing paper highlights the additional value of BREEAM certifications, focusing on the non-domestic building sector.
1. In 1940 Barnes Wallis created a small scale replica of the Mohne Dam on the BRE site to trial out his famous bouncing bombs. The prototype still exists today. 2. BREEAM is the world first environmental scheme for buildings – Since its inception 20 years ago, over 818 943 homes and 22 972 buildings … Continue reading “10 things you might not know about the BRE Group”
BIM is huge in the construction industry at the moment. Never has there been a better time to upskill and develop your knowledge on this topic to really add value to your projects. In this video, Dan Rossiter – one of the specialist BIM Training Managers for the BRE Academy – talks through this topic … Continue reading “Dan Rossiter talks upcoming BIM tutorials”
BRE’s Innovation Park in Ravenscraig scooped a top accolade at yesterday’s Green Apple Awards in Edinburgh which recognise, reward and promotes environmental best practice around the world At BRE Ravenscraig Innovation Park, we aim to blend science and technology with innovation and entrepreneurship, to develop solutions for existing and future buildings not only in Scotland … Continue reading “BRE Scotland wins at Green Apple Awards”
Nice video from the official opening #BREEAM Outstanding digitally driven The Edge, Amsterdam, with BRE Director of BREEAM @GavinDunn2
‘We British are natural born pessimists. After some initial euphoria on winning the right to host the 2012 Olympic Games in 2005, the “British Disease” kicked in and we reverted to type. “Waste of money”, “it will be late”, “it will be rubbish like the Millennium Dome” etc. When construction contracts were being tendered some … Continue reading “Inspire a generation”
On the south-west corner of Old Street roundabout, London, White Collar Factory is a 16 storey office tower, part of the new Old Street Yard campus.