Green Scene

BREEAM: costs plummet while value multiplies

Back in 2005, the publication ‘Putting a Price on Sustainability’ calculated that a BREEAM Excellent rating for an air-conditioned building could incur an additional 7% in capital costs to achieve. However, the 2014 BRE/Sweett Group report ‘Delivering Sustainable Buildings, Savings and Payback’ put the capital cost uplift for scoring an Excellent rated an air-conditioned office…
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Bloomberg: unleash the full force of human ingenuity

Three-term Mayor of New York, United Nations special envoy and potential Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg addressed the Investor Summit on Climate Risk with a simple request to the public: Keep pushing for change. Treading a fine line by talking about weather events in the context of climate change, Bloomberg said: "The public is upset with…
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