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20 Jun 2016

UEA’s BREEAM Award reinforces locally-sourced sustainability

In achieving Passivhaus and BREEAM Outstanding, UEA's The Enterprise Centre achieves an innovative model of local materials sourcing.
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20 Jun 2016

Kanyon takes retail prize at the BREEAM Awards 2016

Kanyon, located in the heart of Istanbul, took the top prize in the retail in-use category at the prestigious BREEAM Awards.
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20 Jun 2016

BREEAM: Driving best practice for 25 years – FC&A Magazine

For 25 years BREEAM has challenged the construction industry to do better - FC&A Magazine
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15 Jun 2016

Embracing New Markets – BREEAM in Iran

On January 16th 2016, the UN, EU and US nuclear sanctions on Iran were lifted following a framework agreement for a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear programme.
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20 May 2016

BREEAM In-Use International goes Norwegian – or BREEAM In-Use International går norsk!

BREEAM In-Use took a big step forward for the Norwegian market with the addition of a Norwegian language version of the online BREEAM International tool.
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19 May 2016

Omnicane’s Mon Trésor achieves a BREEAM Communities first

Mon Trésor, a major real estate development project on the island of Mauritius, has become the first southern hemisphere project to achieve BREEAM Communities certification.
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13 May 2016

Boosting ecology in BREEAM

A rich ecology can enhance our communities and improve the health and wellbeing of building users.
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21 Apr 2016

Delivery on COP21 climate change targets needs the international industry-led support BREEAM offers

COP21 was more than just the coming together of nations to offer fine words on tackling climate change. Last December’s UN summit finally saw agreement on a compelling target for carbon reductions.
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05 Apr 2016

It isn’t just Location Location Location that impacts the value of homes;

High quality sustainable homes are worth the investment according to two recent independent pieces of research.  According to research carried out by housebuilder Redrow, when choosing a home, more than a quarter of those surveyed were willing to pay at least a 6% premium for a...
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04 Apr 2016

Survey findings reveal industry views on the construction skills gaps

Industry needs to work harder to promote a professional & positive image The first Boardroom to Building Site survey was launched by BRE last month at Ecobuild, providing some stark reading in terms of the skills shortages which we discovered in key growth areas for the...
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