Training

Feb 07
New guidance on benefits of building controls and energy management

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BRE has published two Information Papers to help non-technical clients and building occupiers specify building controls to provide a comfortable climate for a building’s occupants with the lowest possible energy consumption. Information Paper 1/14: Understanding the Choices for Building Controls has been produced by BRE, with the support of the Energy Services Technology Association (ESTA) […]

Jun 26
Help shape the future of sustainable refurbishment

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BRE launched a new founding member’s initiative for users of the BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment scheme at the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference in Manchester yesterday. Introduced in 2012, BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment Scheme provides a robust design and assessment method for refurbishment projects, helping to cost effectively improve the sustainability and environmental performance of existing dwellings. […]

Jun 24
Pioneering ReallySmartHouse Reduces Carbon Emissions in Social Housing and Empowers SMEs

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Free workshops will inform and educate on cutting-edge sustainability techniques and technologies ReallySmartHouse, a pioneering and award-winning project aiming to stimulate low-carbon economic growth, has announced a series of free-to-attend workshops on a variety of sustainability topics for built-environment SMEs in the East of England. With the aim of reducing carbon emissions from new and […]

Jan 31
TIPS: New guide helps explain the Green Deal

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Businesses championing the UK Government’s Green Deal scheme can now take advantage of a new consumer guide produced by the National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies, which doubles as a great sales tool and bona fide reference when explaining to customers what the initiative involves, and how it will benefit them. Endorsed by the Energy […]