Events

Mar 21
Save Water Save Money for National Water Saving Week (22-29 March)

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Water efficiency experts, Save Water Save Money, are pleased to announce the launch of an innovative tree planting scheme to help raise awareness of National Water Saving Week which takes place on 22 – 29 March 2015. Save Water Save Money has teamed up with WeForest, a charity which has planted nearly 6 million trees […]

Mar 13
Best performing buildings of 2013 recognised at the BREEAM awards at Ecobuild 2014

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BREEAM was the world’s first environmental assessment method, created in 1990 and now used in over 70 countries around the world, providing a range of social, environmental and economic benefits to clients. Over a million buildings have been registered for assessment since then. Ratings are calculated against a range of criteria by independent BREEAM assessors, […]

Feb 18
Reducing the impact of construction on the environment

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Earlier this month Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change confirmed that the UK had met its first carbon budget, the first step in fulfilling our commitment to cut Britain’s emissions by 80% in 2050. It is widely reported that buildings account for approximately half of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions. BRE […]

Oct 11
First Reflections on the Nextgen Bioenergy Conference

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For the last five months, I have spent part of my time pulling together the speakers’ programme for the Nextgen Conference which took place last week. It was a pleasure to see it all come together over the two days. The feedback from delegates, exhibitors and speakers alike has been overwhelmingly positive and I am […]

Jul 14
BRE’s INSITE13 event focuses on people

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BRE’s INSITE13 conference, which takes place on the 2 to 3 October at its head office site in Watford, will examine how we make buildings meet the needs of people and communities. Everything that the industry does should be about creating sustainable places for people to live, work, learn and thrive in, whether it’s building […]