Analysis

How long will and excellent or outstanding building last

Worldwide, BREEAM delivered by BRE is the standard to achieve to showcase your built asset sustainability credentials in planning, design and construction. BREEAM drives decision making on the design, services, materials used and even the suppliers’ credentials. It assists architects and contractors in identifying opportunities to improve biodiversity across the site and it even looks…
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Key themes of health and wellbeing and social sustainability emerge at Ecobuild

The 2017 edition of Ecobuild delivered some thought-provoking and highly relevant content with a key theme emerging around social sustainability and health and wellbeing. Or people, for short. PCSG’s Barbara Rinkel reports. With mental health issues affecting one in four people in the UK and accounting for a significant percentage of the NHS budget, the…
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