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17 Nov 2017

Tim Wiseman completes charity cycle ride with Article25

Tim Wiseman, BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment Scheme Manager, completes his journey cycling 500 miles around Myanmar undertaking healthcare building research and raising money for Article25! Tuesday 14th November – Jumpers make their first appearance!  After a cold night,...
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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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14 Nov 2017

Update from Myanmar – Article25 Charity Cycle

Tim Wiseman, BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment Scheme Manager, updates us on the progress of his 500 mile charity cycle ride around Myanmar! With support from the BRE Trust, Tim is cycling to raise money for Article25 whilst conducting research into healthcare buildings in the...
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09 Nov 2017

Update from Myanmar – Article25 Charity Cycle

The next update from my 500 mile cycle ride around Myanmar, undertaking building research and raising money for Article25! Day 3 – heading up north to the countryside  We took the 15 hour overnight sleeper train from Yangon to Mandalay. It was certainly an interesting...
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09 Nov 2017

BREEAM shortlisted for National Air Quality Awards 2017

The BREEAM team is delighted to have made the shortlist for this year’s National Air Quality Awards for ‘Commercial Sector Air Quality Initiative of the Year’. This recognises the recent work the team has carried out to update the air quality related requirements in the upcoming...
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08 Nov 2017

World Town Planning Day 2017! What’s inspiring you?

Today is officially World Town Planning Day! An international celebration of planners, good urban design and the contribution they bring to their respective communities. 
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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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06 Nov 2017

BREEAM In-Use Country Snapshots: France, Belgium & Sweden

BREEAM In-Use International is increasingly being adopted in countries around the world. The scheme is currently used in over 35 countries worldwide with assets certified throughout Europe and further afield. Following the success of the BREEAM In-Use Fact File publication...
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06 Nov 2017

Myanmar – Setting the scene in Yangon

Update from my 500 mile cycle ride around Myanmar, undertaking building research and raising money for Article25! I arrived at 9pm on Saturday 4th November at Yangon, with jet lag, to find out we had to be up and ready by 9am the next day! It turned out to be completely worth it!...
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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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