Monthly Archives: November 2007

on BREEAM

Mel over at Elemental posted an interesting and useful round up of BREEAM stuff. BREEAM and LEED (the US version) is certainly in the news at the moment, with both appearing to develop into specific sectors of construction. Rightly or … Continue reading

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getting to zero

One of the excellent articles on the new Building Sustainability site is The Year to Zero.  putting many of the important targets and objectives being set for our industry in a chronoligical count down to carbon zero, neutral or ‘sustainability’. … Continue reading

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New building sustainability site launch

Work has kept me from blogging for the last week or so … plenty to catch up with though. First up is the welcome for Phil’s (he blogs at sustainability blog) new  Building Sustainability site project that launched this week. … Continue reading

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Integrated Project Delivery

ExtranetEvolution posted an in-depth review and commentary on the recently published Integrated Project Delivery guide, from the AIA in the US. Thinking this would be all IT and Technology I have given the guide a quick scan, but a few … Continue reading

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lack of education on green finances a barrier to sustainability?

How do we deal with education of green financial benefits in eduction? The recent and excellent copy of GetSust Issue 31 from Melanie Thompson carries a feature on the recent CIOB study: A UK survey says the construction industry is … Continue reading

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“Anatomy of a disaster” to reopen

I note that the Clissold Leisure Centre is to re-open next month .  It was described, when it closed in 2003, a year after it opened as a ‘landmark Millennium project’, as the wrong building in the wrong place at … Continue reading

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Events in lancashire

The events page is now updated for events in the North West . For members of the Lancashire Best Practice Club a reminder that the AGM is next Tuesday at 5pm. If you know of more events in the north … Continue reading

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