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11 Mar 2016

It’s Your BREEAM – and it shows!

The Your BREEAM category of this year’s BREEAM Awards attracted more than 6,000 votes on the BREEAM website.
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09 Feb 2016

The Battle of Britain at the BREEAM Awards 2016

The Education & Health category in this year’s BREEAM Awards 2016 is a real life ‘Battle of Britain’.
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20 Jan 2016

What makes a good home?

Following an extensive consultation with leading players in the house building industry, BRE’s national quality mark for new housing, the Home Quality Mark (HQM), is now open for registrations.  HQM is designed to transform the way consumers choose the homes they buy and rent and...
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13 Jan 2016

BREEAM Awards 2016 – world leading sustainable buildings recognised

The shortlists for the BREEAM Awards 2016 announced this week represent some of the finest examples of sustainable buildings around the world.
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11 Jan 2016

New briefing paper on materials from BREEAM

A new briefing paper “The Strategic Approach to the Selection and Procurement of Construction Materials and Products” is now available.
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07 Jan 2016

BREEAM International New Construction is being updated!

The latest BREEAM scheme to undergo its regular update is BREEAM International New Construction.
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15 Dec 2015

A workplace designed for well-being and creativity – Coca-Cola France’s BREEAM Outstanding headquarters at Noda, Paris

With innovation at the heart of its DNA, Coca-Cola France considered sustainability, well-being and creativity as the priorities for the fit-out of its new headquarters office space in Paris. In January 2015, Coca Cola Entreprise and Coca-Cola France moved into Noda, a 22,100...
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27 Nov 2015

400,000 homes is the tip of the iceberg

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement announced the creation of 400,000 homes by the end of the decade. This is hugely welcomed, however is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to helping the current housing crisis and will still mean we have 40% less homes than required....
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26 Nov 2015

Attracting international tenants with BREEAM

Convinced that enhancing the sustainability of existing buildings can help them to compete successfully in a tough international market, a business centre owner in Romania has put his money where his mouth is – and made his point. Built in 2006 for the commercial real estate...
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25 Nov 2015

Celebrating 25 years of BREEAM

Back in the 1980s there was much talk of ‘low energy’ buildings but there was no credible way of independently measuring the claims. By the end of that decade leading professionals came together to change that – this included committed individuals from BRE, architects ECD, and...
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