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18 Jan 2018

GRESB and BREEAM partner to recognise responsible real estate investment

For the second year, GRESB and BREEAM are partnering to recognise responsible real estate investment, as part of the annual BREEAM Awards.   GRESB is the international membership organisation that assesses the sustainability performance of real asset sector portfolios and assets....
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09 Jan 2018

A summary of the Town and Country Planning Association’s (TCPA) Practical Guide on Health in Garden Cities – Guide 8

The notion of Garden Towns/ Villages has received more momentum in the recent years in response to the UK’s housing shortage. As the first Garden Villages begin to take shape with the Government’s support, many are concerned that in creating these new places quantity may be...
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05 Jan 2018

Home Quality Mark ONE Consultation – we are listening.

Since the launch of Beta we have engaged with many different HQM stakeholders, including developers, assessors, consultancies designers, consumer groups, representative industry bodies, manufacturers, academics, regulators, planners, agents and various parts of the financial...
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17 Dec 2017

Delivering Sustainable Buildings – a Review of the Cost Implications

The latest BREEAM Briefing Paper uses a speculative office building project that was the basis of a similar report three years ago to review the costs of sustainability today.
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05 Dec 2017

Landsec’s New HQ Fit-Out Achieves BREEAM Outstanding

Landsec’s new health-focused headquarters at 80-100 Victoria Street has set the benchmark for sustainable office space.
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04 Dec 2017

BREEAM Recognised IES TaP software now offers even greater efficiencies for users

IES in collaboration with BRE has introduced additional efficiencies for users and their BREEAM assessments.
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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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23 Nov 2017

Cycle Expedition Myanmar – A Final Reflection

I am typing this blog at the end of my first day back at work, slightly jet lagged, reflecting on what an amazing life experience I have been on during the last two weeks.
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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!
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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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