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

Residential winner at BREEAM awards 2016

Residential winner at BREEAM awards 2016

The conversion of a Victorian warehouse known locally as The Joinery, has demonstrated that a collaborative approach and a focus on sustainability can help to deliver affordable inner city living. A part refurbishment, part new build housing scheme, The Joinery has achieved a BREEAM Excellent rating and won the residential