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15 Sep 2015

Friday Fives: 5 things you might not know about BREEAM In-Use

BREEAM In-Use (BIU) is designed to help building managers and owners reduce the running costs and improve the environmental performance of existing buildings. The scheme uses an assessment tool that can be completed by building managers and owners to self-assess their buildings....
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15 Sep 2015

Re-engineering the city 2020-2050 | urban foresight and transition management

The Retrofit 2050 project aims to deliver a step change in current knowledge and capacity for urban sustainability by illuminating challenging but realistic social and technical pathways for the systemic retrofitting of UK city-regions. 80% of the UK population lives in urban...
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15 Sep 2015

IOBAC Interview – Collaboration and understanding your market the recipe for successful innovation

In the first of our series of six interviews looking at the innovation process we talked to Ian Spreadborough, MD of magnetised flooring company IOBAC. BRE first met IOBAC when the participated and won the Knowledge Transfer Network’s Innovation Zone at Ecobuild 2012....
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15 Sep 2015

National Solar Centre measures jobs growth

The BRE National Solar Centre (NSC) has carried out a comprehensive survey of jobs in the solar sector in 2013, detailing both staffing numbers and site installation activities. Commissioned by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the resulting data will be used to...
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15 Sep 2015

Data Acquisition & Processes

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...
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