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It’s always a great time of year, when the award winners are announced at EcoBuild.
On 22 April, Heads of State and Government will gather in New York to sign the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement that was secured last year in December. In preparation for the event, UNFCCC has launched a campaign, encouraging everyone across the world to become part of the change that is happening by posting a … Continue reading “Guy Hammersley: What the Paris Agreement means for me”
On 22 April, Heads of State and Government will gather in New York to sign the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement that was secured last year in December. In preparation for the event, UNFCCC has launched a campaign, encouraging everyone across the world to become part of the change that is happening by posting a … Continue reading “John O’Brien: What the Paris Agreement means for me”
The Education & Health category in this year’s BREEAM Awards 2016 is a real life ‘Battle of Britain’.
The global trend of urbanisation poses opportunities and challenges for city leaders. Rapidly growing cities will need to build infrastructure and services which support people to access jobs and education. Leading cities will provide a good quality of life to residents and achieve success in the global marketplace by creating resilient, sustainable and healthy urban … Continue reading “Growing Cities Sustainably”
The control of energy in buildings is generally poor, despite the availability of a range of tried and tested systems incorporating both mature and innovative technologies. Building controls are designed to provide a comfortable climate for building occupants while ensuring this is delivered with the lowest possible energy consumption. BRE’s Dr. Andy Lewry, a fellow of the Energy Managers … Continue reading “Energy management – back to basics”
How much do you know about BRE? Whether you work in construction, manufacturing, government or real estate, you have most likely come across either our research, products, services, standards or qualifications in the UK and internationally. As like any complex organisation, we are much more than meets the eye.Watch the video below to get to … Continue reading “We are BRE”
The BRE National Solar Centre launched a consumer guide for solar storage systems to compliment the technical guide for installers, that was also released today. Written in collaboration with Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC), the new guide aims to provide information on the types of systems available and how to assess which may be the most … Continue reading “BRE provides consumer guidance on solar storage”
New publication: Producing the business case for investment in energy efficiency “One of the biggest obstacles to the uptake of low-carbon measures is the production of a poor business case. The Dragon’s Den scenario, in which entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to secure investment, holds in that unless the business case stacks up and can take … Continue reading “The secret to unlocking investment in low carbon measures”