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29 Nov 2017

BREEAM Awards Partners with Ecobuild 2018

It has today been announced that the 2018 BREEAM Awards, the leading awards for sustainability within the global built environment, has joined forces with ecobuild.
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14 Nov 2017

Bloomin’ marvellous: BREEAM certificate for Wuhan’s lily shaped low carbon building

The iconic lily shaped Institute of New Energy’s building in Wuhan, China (INEW) received its BREEAM Very Good post-construction certificate.
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09 Nov 2017

A circular economy for the property sector. It’s not business as usual!

The second in our series of Autumn breakfast briefings for the property sector took place in Birmingham, and brought together representatives of a range of organisations from across the region. Birmingham has a population of 1.1 million and is famous as the city with more canal...
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07 Nov 2017

BREEAM USA and Fitwel Announce Alignment to Promote Health and Environmental Outcomes

The two leading science-based building rating systems find common ground for users to apply for dual certifications, providing benefits for buildings and their occupants The Center for Active Design (CfAD) and BRE America have announced a crosswalk between the Fitwel...
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01 Nov 2017

Wherever you are in the world – train online to be a BREEAM International NC assessor

A new online version of the BREEAM International New Construction assessor training course has recently been launched – saving trainee assessors the time, expense and carbon footprint of having to travel to a training venue. Designed to develop building professionals’...
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19 Oct 2017

Health & Wellbeing: What are the Opportunities for the Property Sector?

As part of our engagement with clients, investors and developers across the UK, BRE is running a series of breakfast briefing events on key topics for the property world. Our first event, held at the Whitworth art gallery in Manchester, brought together representatives from a...
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10 Oct 2017

Humanitarian Shelter Comes to BRE Innovation Park

When humanitarian disaster strikes, providing shelter for displaced people and families is one of the first critical components of emergency response.
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25 Sep 2017

Get On & Keep Pedalling! Team BREEAM is proud to support World Green Building Week

Team BREEAM is proud to support World Green Building Week.
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07 Jul 2017

International partnership for sustainable construction promises tangible benefits to Russian construction sector

A new partnership aims to drive sustainable best practice through knowledge share and the development of BREEAM in Russia.
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29 Jun 2017

The buildings that help rebuild lives and communities

With the increasing impact of climate change the number of natural disasters is growing rapidly. How do we ensure that affected communities can quickly and sustainably recover and rebuild their lives and communities? Providing shelter for displaced people and families is one of...
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