The next version of the Home Quality Mark (HQM) scheme – HQM ONE is now out for consultation. Below are 5 things you need to know about the proposed changes to the scheme: Please visit the consultation website to download the scheme manual and to know how you can provide feedback. Consultation closes on 16th February … Continue reading “5 things you need to know about HQM ONE”
IES in collaboration with BRE has introduced additional efficiencies for users and their BREEAM assessments.
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Open and big data offers many opportunities for the built environment, however it can appear overwhelming for those working in the sector. BRE in collaboration with Constructing Excellence group Generation for Change have been investigating the potential for data in the built environment. The study looked to demonstrate the potential benefits that collecting, managing, analysing … Continue reading “Understanding the Language – Open & Big Data in Construction”
The Home Quality Mark (HQM) aims to make new homes better. Better for our pockets, our wellbeing and our environment. And at the very heart of the HQM scheme is the need to deliver quality homes. Quality Homes are high on the public agenda, but it is not always easy to achieve, particularly when house-building … Continue reading “HQM ONE – setting baselines in a flexible scheme”
The BRE Trust, in collaboration with the Worshipful Company of Constructors, would like to invite applicants for the Royal Charter International Research Award. We are seeking exceptional individuals from across the built environment sector to undertake an innovative, topical study relating to the theme – digital built environment. Potential topics include, but are not limited to: … Continue reading “Royal Charter International Research Award”
Find out more about the work of the BRE Centre of Excellence at Cardiff University. The Centre, headed up by Professor Yacine Rezgui, have a focus on creating digital representations of large scale built environment utility systems including energy and water and linking them to real time performance measurement and management in the field. This … Continue reading “Cardiff University Sustainability Platform”
We’re really excited to be partnering with CIOB and Construction Manager again this year. Building on the success of last year’s Dragon’s versus Innovators session, we are seeking digital technologies to be paired up with an industry mentor. Digital innovators with fresh ideas for apps, software tools or digital technologies for construction are invited to … Continue reading “Accelerate to Innovate – Seeking Digital Technologies for the Built Environment”
During the launch event for Digitising the Construction Sector competition on 20 February the Modern Built Environment KTN held an afternoon workshop session on Data Acquisition and Processing. A big thank you to all the participants that joined us during the afternoon. We had 25 participants from a range of disciplines and sectors, including … Continue reading “Data Acquisition & Processes”
For the first time ever, users can configure the tool to suit their needs Users of health and safety reporting tool BRE YellowJacket, will gain a subtle but vastly important update to the software next week, with the tool being down for this maintenance over the coming weekend. Have no fear though, as YellowJacket will … Continue reading “YellowJacket software update version 9.1”