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18 Oct 2017


Please join me, Andy Lewry, at EMEX 2017 at the ExCEl in London to discuss: “Mind the Gap” – The difference in performance between design and the building “in-use” Time: 14:40 – 15:10 Date: Day 2 – 23rd November 2017 Theatre: Water and Energy Strategy I am chairing an...
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01 Oct 2017

Social Sustainability at Masterplanning Stage

A click on the search engines and you can find many articles on better asset value, increased rental or sales prices, lower operating and energy costs related to certified ‘Green Buildings’. Whilst these are all true benefits of independent certification and more, the value of...
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25 Sep 2017

Get On & Keep Pedalling! Team BREEAM is proud to support World Green Building Week

Team BREEAM is proud to support World Green Building Week.
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21 Sep 2017

BREEAM UK New Construction 2018 draft manual is now LIVE for consultation

Over the last 12 months my team have been working hard to deliver a DRAFT manual which we hope represents another step change in BREEAM, to continue to reflect best practice.
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08 Sep 2017

Keeping you dry

Keeping you warm, dry and safe are the basic functions of a home.  Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen plenty of examples across the world where this basic functionality has not been achieved. 
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Royal Mail’s Landmark Buildings are BREEAM Certified

Last month Royal Mail launched a Special Stamp set to celebrate 10 buildings that represent a resurgence of contemporary architecture in the UK from recent years.
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The healthy relationship of Biophilic Design and Post-occupancy evaluation

The health and wellbeing of building occupants is a hot topic. It has been acknowledged that buildings have a direct impact on human wellbeing and happiness, something that is compounded by the large amount of time we spend indoors. With this growing interest has come a move to...
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07 Jul 2017

International partnership for sustainable construction promises tangible benefits to Russian construction sector

A new partnership aims to drive sustainable best practice through knowledge share and the development of BREEAM in Russia.
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Temple Farm
19 Jun 2017

First ever BREEAM Communities innovation credit is claimed by Temple Farm Development

Temple Farm Development spreads across an 85 acre rural site in Chelmsford, England. The project comprises offices, residential and healthcare buildings, and an Energy Centre.
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12 Jun 2017

Energy Academy provides a low-tech lesson for the future – from FC&A Magazine

FC&A Magazine reports on the BREEAM certified Energy Academy in Groningen, Netherlands.
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