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18 Nov 2015

Another Outstanding achievement for Unibail-Rodamco

At the end of 2014, 39 of Unibail-Rodamco’s shopping centres were BREEAM In-Use certified across Europe and 38% of these assets reached the ‘Outstanding’ level for building management (Part 2). The Group is aiming for BREEAM In-Use certification for at least 80% of its managed...
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17 Nov 2015

BREEAM Domestic Refurb goes online

As the BRE Academy continues to look at new ways to bring its training to a wider audience, the latest addition to the e-learning portfolio is BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment, which now sits alongside the already online An introduction to BREEAM, BREEAM Masterclass for Designers...
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Timber frame at the Adapt Enterprise Centre Courtesy Adapt
27 Oct 2015

CASE STUDY: Sustainable Timber on BREEAM Outstanding Adapt Enterprise Centre

The Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia opened in autumn 2015.  The 3,400 square metre building is one of the largest timber frame structures in the UK and has achieved BREEAM Outstanding.  The building aimed to demonstrate to that natural products can provide...
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12 Oct 2015

Do green buildings pay?

In recent years there have been different views expressed about the value of investing in sustainable buildings. On the one hand is the view that green buildings can be more valuable – being cheaper to run, attractive to tenants and more secure against the impacts of increasing...
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06 Oct 2015

BREEAM: Sterlinga Business Center

The Hines-owned Sterlinga Business Center in Łódź has obtained the BREEAM Excellent certificate renewal. Read the full article on the building here: http://english.eurobuildcee.com/?page=news&id=16834     Image By Zorro2212 (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY 3.0], via...
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02 Oct 2015

5 BREEAM training courses you should know more about

1. One Day BREEAM awareness course If you are currently working with BREEAM or considering its use for a future development, we would strongly recommend this course for you. This is the perfect course to come and meet other professionals looking to use the BREEAM schemes and take...
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25 Sep 2015

10 things you might not know about the BRE Group

1. In 1940 Barnes Wallis created a small scale replica of the Mohne Dam on the BRE site to trial out his famous bouncing bombs. The prototype still exists today. 2. BREEAM is the world first environmental scheme for buildings – Since its inception 20 years ago, over 818 943...
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25 Sep 2015

Inspiring places: The Living Planet Centre

The Living Planet Centre aims to showcase that through the smart use of design, materials and technology, a state of the art building can be created with little environmental impact. Achieving BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ the site backs onto ancient protected heathland and is bordered to...
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25 Sep 2015

Opening kantoor Deloitte The Edge Amsterdam

Nice video from the official opening #BREEAM Outstanding digitally driven The Edge, Amsterdam, with BRE Director of BREEAM @GavinDunn2
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15 Sep 2015

Friday Fives: 5 things you might not know about BREEAM In-Use

BREEAM In-Use (BIU) is designed to help building managers and owners reduce the running costs and improve the environmental performance of existing buildings. The scheme uses an assessment tool that can be completed by building managers and owners to self-assess their buildings....
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