The Oaks Shopping Center in California is the first BREEAM USA In-Use certified building. T-Mobile Arena is the first sports and entertainment venue in Las Vegas to achieve LEED certification.
Healthy is the new green — in the building industry, at least. In a move that aims to make it easier for green building projects to achieve both the WELL Building Standard and BREEAM, the International WELL Building Institute and BRE have teamed up to identify alignments between the two ... Read more »
BREEAM, the leading UK green-building rating system, has crossed the pond and is looking to take on its US counterpart LEED.
Simon Guy, head of marketing and communications – sustainability at BRE Group, tells PropertyEU at the 2015 ICSC Europe Conference in London that BRE research has shown that sustainability can add to the value of real estate assets if the strategy is correctly implemented.
Green Generation Solutions, a Washington DC-based company that implements energy efficiency plans in commercial properties, has opened an office in the UK and formed an alliance with London-based consultancy BRE. Initially, BRE will carry out independent energy audits on buildings, identifying improvements that can be implemented. GreenGen will then provide ... Read more »
UL Environment has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Building Research Establishment to jointly recognize each other’s environmental product declarations. Mutual recognition offers manufacturers a simpler entry to the global marketplace, says Lisa Meier, vice president and general manager of UL Environment. UL says it is partnering with global ... Read more »