BREEAM version 6 now released

How do green buildings impact your health?

Building upon BREEAM’s industry-leading standards for driving environmental performance and occupant health and wellbeing, Version 6 comes with a host of new and improved features with added emphasis on resilience to climate change, social value and circular economy principles. Not only that, Version 6 also brings the exciting launch of

Kingspan brings eastern promise to the Olympic Park

Kingspan brings eastern promise to the Olympic Park

The Kingspan OPTIM-R Balcony and Terrace System has been installed as part of the award-winning Here East development, a stunning repurposing of the press and broadcasting centres at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.   Situated in a picturesque canalside location, Here East provides over 110,000 m2 of flexible studio, work and retail

Excellent’ BREEAM rating for Royal Albert Dock project

Excellent’ BREEAM rating for Royal Albert Dock project

ABP London’s £1.7 billion Royal Albert Dock Development’s (RAD) first phase has been placed in the top 10% of sustainable commercial building design after it was awarded an ‘Excellent’ rating by sustainability body BREEAM.   Multi-disciplinary design practice, Hilson Moran were the BREEAM assessors for the project whilst also providing sustainability

Creating a Community with Kingspan TEK

Creating a Community with Kingspan TEK

Kingspan TEK Cladding Panels have provided an offsite wall solution for a unique school and leisure campus in Littleport, helping the project to achieve excellent thermal performance within a tight construction deadline.   The £37.5 million development, designed by SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business, co-locates a pre-school, Littleport and East Cambridgeshire Academy (LECA),

First UK Passivhaus Plus certified development

Bicester’s Eco Business Centre scoops award for planning innovation

The Perch Eco Business Centre Bicester, developed by Cherwell District Council and supported by European Regional Development Funding, is a vibrant new workplace in Elmsbrook, North West Bicester.   Designed by Architype, it is the first non-domestic building in the UK to achieve the new Passivhaus Plus, a rigourous standard for energy