Student population growing at Durrington High School

Student population growing at Durrington High School

Durrington High School in Worthing, West Sussex, has successfully completed work on its expansion, using the Kingspan TEK Cladding Panel. The Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) was specified to help target a BREEAM ‘Very Good’ rating and to achieve excellent fabric performance against a tight project deadline.   The school is now able

Shopping park achieves ‘BREEAM’ and ‘carbon neutral’ status

Shopping park achieves BREEAM and carbon neutral

Developers, Hammerson has proudly announced that its Elliott’s Field Phase II in Rugby has achieved two sustainability world firsts, having been awarded an interim Outstanding BREEAM rating in addition to becoming the first shopping park globally designed to be carbon neutral.   These achievements follow Hammerson’s recent commitment to becoming Net

Health and wellbeing in buildings – briefing

Health and wellbeing in buildings

It is important that all organisations take employee health and wellbeing seriously. We spend a lot of time at work (90% of employees admit their work is affected by the quality of their environment) and so it’s important that we look at ways to improve this work/life balance. Creating

BREEAM and WELL join forces

BREEAM and WELL Join forces

BRE and the International WELL Building Institute™ pbc (IWBI™) have published a briefing paper which outlines how Certified BREEAM credits may be used to demonstrate compliance with the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL) post-occupation.   Following last year’s announcement of an agreement between the two organizations to pursue alignments between

BREEAM a common theme in shortlisted sustainability projects

The building awards shortlist

BREEAM, the internationally recognised measure of sustainability for buildings and communities, was a key component in 7 out of the 10 projects shortlisted for the Sustainability Project of the Year at last year's Building Awards.   The projects span a range of sectors from hotels to offices, education to laboratories and