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A breakthrough in sharing best practice with the new BREEAM Wiki

The new BREEAM Wiki is a breakthrough in sharing best practice.
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19 Apr 2018

BREEAM is strengthening IKEA’s environmental work

IKEA's Nina Fall, Deputy Sustainability Manager and Christian Westerberg, Engineering Manager, explains how BREEAM supports environmental and sustainability work.
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18 Apr 2018

Making 300,000 new homes a year, happy healthy places to live

What is a Healthy Home? Today, UKGBC with support from BRE and Hoare Lea launch a briefing note.
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17 Apr 2018

Great news – record amount of registrations for BREEAM Sweden

Registrations for the environmental certification scheme BREEAM Sweden (SE) are exceeding all expectations. During 2017, Sweden Green Building Council received 57 new registrations for projects that want to certify their buildings, according to BREEAM-SE. That’s three times the...
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12 Apr 2018

Sustainability in New Homes: Guidance for Local Authority stakeholders on carbon reduction, overheating and assuring performance

The end of the financial year saw the launch of the Sustainability in New Homes Playbook – v1 to approximately 180 cross sector delegates including housing developers, consultants and local government representatives. The playbook is the output of a UKGBC collaboration and...
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10 Apr 2018

Say Hello to the Swedish Green Building Council!

Say Hello to the Swedish Green Building Council (SGBC)! Next in our featured National Scheme Operators (NSOs). SGBC operate the BREEAM SE scheme which has been adapted to local climatic conditions, translated to the Swedish language and aligned with the country’s building...
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28 Mar 2018

BRE and GRESB introduce new efficiencies for reporting Green Building Certifications

| Seamlessly add your BREEAM asset certification to the GRESB Asset-level Portal |   BRE and GRESB have teamed up to introduce new efficiencies for reporting Green Building Certifications to the GRESB Real Estate Assessment. The collaboration sees the integration of the...
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26 Mar 2018

GRESB integrates new BREEAM API to enhance green building certification reporting

GRESB and BRE have collaborated to integrate a BREEAM API with the GRESB Portal for the 2018 reporting cycle.
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20 Mar 2018

We’re thinking about water

We are all aware that water is a precious natural commodity and a key component for all life on Earth. Likewise, our economy is dependent on reliable water supplies. Industry, agriculture and energy production all rely on water use and as such contribute heavily to global water...
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20 Mar 2018

Norway’s first BREEAM-certified hotel building

Comfort Hotel Bergen Airport opened on the 28 of February 2017 and is Norway’s first BREEAM certified hotel building. “The hotel is in a community where BREEAM certification is part of the regulation plan,” explains Arild Carter in Linstow Estate. COMFORT HOTEL...
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