Happy National Allotment Week!

Happy national allotment week! Growing stuff is good for the soul. With a rapidly growing population, an estimated 90% of our time spent inside, and with increasingly digitalised realities submerging us (you can buy virtual reality head sets in Tesco?!), I think it’s safe to say, we need to get outdoors; look at the trees, swim … Continue reading “Happy National Allotment Week!”

BREEAM USA In-Use: Commercial Version 6 Consultation

The BREEAM USA In-Use scheme is currently undergoing an update. The urgency of addressing the sustainability of our communities and buildings – particularly existing buildings – continues to grow.  We are committed to ensuring that BREEAM continues to use the best research and science to set the standard and operate a certification program that delivers … Continue reading “BREEAM USA In-Use: Commercial Version 6 Consultation”

BREEAM International In-Use: Commercial Version 6 Consultation

The BREEAM International In-Use scheme is currently undergoing an update. The urgency of addressing the sustainability of our communities and buildings – particularly existing buildings – continues to grow.  We are committed to ensuring that BREEAM continues to use the best research and science to set the standard and operate a certification scheme that delivers … Continue reading “BREEAM International In-Use: Commercial Version 6 Consultation”

BREEAM UK New Construction V3.0

The BREEAM UK New Construction 2018 technical manual has been reissued to version 3.0 and is available here. The reissue is primarily focused upon providing non-technical improvements to the clarity of the Land Use and Ecology section and several minor corrections and clarifications throughout the manual. The reissue also confirms the changes in Ene 01, … Continue reading “BREEAM UK New Construction V3.0”

Organisational Performance

By asking ‘Why’ we create purpose which drives organisational culture, governance and performance. We often look at organisational performance through the lens of the media (and increasingly crowd sourced opinion) to understand the organisations outputs and sometimes impacts of their activities. In order to have the intended positive performance (we will talk about metrics later) … Continue reading “Organisational Performance”

First building in San Francisco certified under BREEAM USA

The Landmark @ One Market becomes the first building in San Francisco certified under BREEAM USA American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT), a full service, vertically integrated and self-administered real estate investment trust, or REIT, Able Services, the USA’s largest family-owned and privately held provider of facility solutions, and BRE Global, a world leading, multi-disciplinary building … Continue reading “First building in San Francisco certified under BREEAM USA”

AEW Capital Management and Cushman & Wakefield celebrate recertification of Three Ballston

AEW Capital Management and Cushman & Wakefield celebrate the BREEAM recertification of Three Ballston with BRE In August 2018, Three Ballston Plaza became the first office building certified under the BREEAM USA standard for existing buildings in America. A reception was held to celebrate this milestone and congratulate AEW Capital Management and Cushman & Wakefield … Continue reading “AEW Capital Management and Cushman & Wakefield celebrate recertification of Three Ballston”

UC Davis receives certification for their second building

UC Davis receives BREEAM certification for their second building on campus This week, the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) received certification for their second building on their central Californian campus. The Energy Conservation Office (ECO) is home to the Energy & Engineering team at the University of California – Davis (UC Davis).  In a … Continue reading “UC Davis receives certification for their second building”