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19 May 2017

Interview with Simon Cross, Director of BRE SiteSmart

I spoke to Simon Cross, Director of SiteSmart at BRE, to gain a better understanding of productivity issues in the construction sector, what BRE is doing to help address these issues and the future of the sector as a whole. Low productivity was identified as a critical symptom of...
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27 Apr 2017

Interview: Updates to the YellowJacket User Experience

With YellowJacket Release 11 round the corner we spoke to Stuart Pattinson, our YellowJacket Customer Service representative, to get his thoughts on the changes soon to come to the tool and its users. This release focuses around improving the existing processes and user...
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17 Oct 2016

My Construction Role Model: William McDonough, Michael Braungart and cities as ecosystems

Having studied climate change and other critical environmental and social issues of the 21st century during my time at university, I knew that my career had to focus on making a positive impact in these fields. With its huge diversity of expertise and outstanding reputation, BRE...
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26 Sep 2016

The Property Flood Resilience Action Plan

The consequences of climate change have struck close to home in recent years, with extreme weather and flooding events in the UK, notably in 2013/14 and 2015/16 causing billions of pounds worth of damage to properties and disruption to the lives of thousands of people as a...
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