Monthly Archives: November 2010

Low Carbon business plan for construction companies (extract from #IGT report)

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#IGT Report Wordle – Low Carbon Construction

#IGT  Low Carbon Construction

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… on developing a plan to reduce CO2 emissions from Construction activities

Through constructco2 we can now start to get an understanding for the level of CO2 emissions that arise solely from the construction activity, ie those within the control of the construction team.  Overall this is currently looking like 98kg per … Continue reading

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Autodesk Project Vasari – a lite version of Revit to make BIM accessible and viable for all?

David Light on his blog Revit enthuses about a ‘lite’ version of Revit. I am struggling to contain my excitement, but there is a storm a coming!!! With Paul Morrell recently calling for more projects, indeed, all public projects to … Continue reading

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Panel session at #BCSE

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on a significant shift to the way we can procure buildings or facilities …

On Friday something remarkable and significant happened at Accrington Academy.  Local contractors and construction related specialists came to present to Roots (a school student company comprising of 12-14 yr olds) expressing their interest in becoming involved with the Roots EcoClassroom, … Continue reading

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Essence and Spirit of #Collaborative Working and #IPD

I had good reason to revisit and re-acquaint myself with the working details of the Be Collaborative Working Form of Contract, (now the JCT Constructing Excellence Form of Contract 2009) over the weekend.   Once again I was stuck by … Continue reading

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