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Understanding current business and built environment themes is essential for today's organisations and professionals.
Knowing where to start can be confusing, but this blog can provide a no nonsense awareness to what matters today.
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Tag Archives: BREEAM
My understanding of BIM is that it is another important step on the built environments journey of improvement, integrated approaches and increased collaborative working. I find it rather disappointing then to see concepts of Green BIM or Sustainable BIM emerging. … Continue reading
This week DECC confirmed arrangements for the demise of SWMP’s You will no longer be required by law to prepare a site waste management plan (SWMP) from 1 December 2013. However, SWMPs may still be required by BREEAM, the planning … Continue reading
Not a good day for Green Building in the USA. Lloyd Alter on TreeHugger reports that the Green Building Initiative, which runs the Green Globes building certification system has been recognised as a LEED alternative by the federal General Services Administration I feel sad … Continue reading
Could this be one of the key important concept diagrams for sustainability and environmental impact? ‘Restorative sustainability’ in one simple graphic. This brilliant slide came to my attention via a @melanieloftus tweeted picture taken during Jason McLennan’s presentation, Mind the Gap at the … Continue reading
This blog has reported on numerous occasions (eg here and here) on the need to measure and improve carbon emissions from construction activities separately from that of the building itself or the facility in use. And the need for an … Continue reading
If zero carbon is the answer then just what was the question Is it ‘just because’ I am currently seeing things from a different perspective as I re-read Cradle to Cradle, (which I feel has more resonance with where we … Continue reading