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

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