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28 Jul 2016

3 things you should know about SMARTWaste’s new reporting software release

Listening to customers’ feedback, the digital tools team has developed new reporting SMARTWaste features which will be added early in August 2016. This release is all about letting SMARTWaste users have access to the information they need, quickly and easily. We caught up with...
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22 Jul 2016

Inspiring sustainability: a short story

Land Rover BAR (Ben Ainslie Racing) are Britain’s entry in the America’s Cup, competitive sailing’s biggest prize and the oldest trophy in any international sport.
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Canary Wharf Contractors
25 May 2016

“Credible data driving environmental performance improvements”

SMARTWaste Case Study Interview: Canary Wharf Contractors Limited Earlier this month, BRE Digital Tools’ Jo Goodwin sat with Callum Scott, Project Sustainability Manager for Canary Wharf Contractors Limited, (CWCL) the construction arm of the Canary Wharf Group, to find out more...
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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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03 May 2016

Learn how Offsite processes can really make a difference

The UK housing market is facing a major capacity challenge and is not building homes quickly enough. Join Barratts, Calford Seaden and Saint-Gobain in collaboration with Build Offsite on 25th May at the BRE Innovation Park Watford to hear how you can help them address this...
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Make Buildings Better – Ideas competition

Designing Buildings Wiki and BSRIA have launched a ‘Make Buildings Better’ competition, looking for fresh, innovative ideas to improve the performance of buildings in use. It’s very quick to enter, they want short answers, not long essays. The winner will receive £500 worth...
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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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11 Apr 2016

It all starts here – SMARTWaste Version 2 release

Listening to customers and continuously developing our digital products to meet their needs is top of the list for the team behind SMARTWaste, and because of this, 2016 is a big year of development of the tool. Building on the existing modules within SMARTWaste, the team is...
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05 Apr 2016

Urban health and sustainability for the built environment

Urban health is a growing research field combining disciplines across health, urban planning, geography and others to explore how the urban context effects health. As an urban planner attending the International Conference on Urban Health last weekend in San Francisco, I was...
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31 Mar 2016

Setting a framework for responsible sourcing: BREEAM then, now and in the future

From the 1990’s in response to consumer concern over tropical forest population disturbance and wider deforestation, BREEAM began to encourage stakeholders to proactively mitigate associated risks.
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