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Built environment should be a priority in this election says UK Green Building Council and RICS

Representatives of the built environment have responded to the announcement by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak that a general election will take place on 4th July. The UK Green Building Council – which represents some of the UK’s biggest names in ...

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RIBA CPD Webinar: Cutting Carbon Through Sustainable Roofing Design

On Thursday, 16th May from 12:00pm – 1:oopm, Garland UK will present an engaging and informative live RIBA-accredited CPD seminar, ‘Cutting Carbon through Sustainable Roofing Design’ led by Garland UK’s Architectural Manager, Chloe Barber. The RIBA-accredited CPD is free to ...

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SFMI seeks partners for pioneering Scope 3 Project

Embarking on the next phase of its groundbreaking Scope 3 Project, the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI), an initiative of Acclaro Advisory, is expanding its partnership of organisations and building on the work spearheaded by the collaboration of industry giants BAM ...

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The evolving landscape of legislation and regulations impacting FM

The last few years have seen notable changes in legislation and regulations within the FM space such as the Fire Safety Act 2021, The Building Safety Act 2022 and the Fire Safety Regulations (England) 2022, to name a few. These ...

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WorldGBC calls on EU policymakers to prioritise sustainable built environment policies

A set of new sustainable building policy recommendations has been launched by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), in collaboration with 24 of its European Green Building Council members. The ‘European Manifesto for a sustainable built environment‘ has been designed for ...

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Acclaro Advisory and Datore partner for third stage of SFMI Scope 3 emissions project

Datore has been appointed by Acclaro Advisory to provide essential analytics services for the Scope 3 Emissions Framework Programme, spearheaded by the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI). SFMI’s Framework for Scope 3 Emissions has been designed to empower FM providers, ...

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BESA in a show of support for the urgency of net zero

Concerns expressed by the UK’s Climate Change Committee (CCC) that current economic and energy security issues could derail progress towards net zero carbon targets have been echoed by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).  In its latest report, the Committee ...

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Built environment associations join forces to promote the sector across the UK and the Republic of Ireland

The Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) and the Association for Consultancy and Engineering Ireland (ACEI) have teamed up to promote built environment sectors across the UK and the Republic of Ireland The Chief Executive of ACE, Kate Jennings recently ...

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CIBSE appointed new scheme administrator for NABERS UK

NABERS has appointed the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) as its new NABERS UK scheme administrator, taking over the reins from The Building Research Establishment (BRE). NABERS UK is a leading building energy efficiency and decarbonisation initiative that ...

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Frasers Property wins Fitwel 2024 award at Winnersh Triangle

The multinational real estate developer, investor and manager has been recognised as a recipient of Fitwel’s ‘Best in Building Health’ (BiBH) Awards 2024 for achieving the Highest Scoring Project (Built) and Highest Scoring Project: Commercial Industrial Site v2.1 (Built), for ...

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