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CIBSE Building Performance Award winners 2024

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has announced the winners of the 2024 Building Performance Awards which celebrate excellence in the built environment. The Awards took place on 29 February at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, bringing together ...

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Places for London inspiring the next generation to work in the built environment

Places for London (Transport for London’s wholly owned commercial property company) has teamed up with Construction Youth Trust on its educational engagement programme to inspire the next generation to work in the built environment, which encompasses both the construction and ...

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BCIS launches ‘first-of-its-kind’ Cost and Carbon Materials Database

The Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) has launched a Cost and Carbon Materials Database to help the built environment sector make better informed decisions for their budgets and the environment. Said to be the “first-of-its-kind”, the new database is fully ...

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Experts call for regulation of embodied carbon emissions in construction

Leading construction industry and built environment experts from 11 organisations are calling on political party leaders to make manifesto commitments for embodied carbon regulation in the UK. UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), Institution of ...

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EBSSA unveils work to codify competences and standards for industry

The Engineering and Building Services Skills Authority (EBSSA) is inviting multiple installer disciplines to begin codifying standards and competences for the sector. This initiative is part of wider industry and government efforts to ‘raise the bar’ on individual competence within ...

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Diversity survey reveals ongoing challenges for ethnic minorities in built environment sector

The Sustainability Tool, in collaboration with the Supply Chain Sustainability School’s Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR) Programme, has unveiled the outcomes of the largest-ever employee diversity survey in the UK, which has become a crucial annual fixture in the built ...

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Circularity could reduce 75% of embodied emissions in built environment

The construction sector’s carbon dioxide emissions – from building to real estate to infrastructure – can be reduced by up to 75 per cent or 4 gigatons of carbon dioxide by 2050 through the establishment of a circular economy. This ...

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How building maintenance enhances aspiration and quality of life

The role buildings play in supporting local communities and wider society can often be forgotten when there is so much pressure to cut costs and environmental impact, but maintenance plans should never ignore the “human factor”, says Paul Bullard. At a ...

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Property giants collaborate on ‘Property Needs You Challenge’ to inspire young people

Twelve of the largest real estate consultancies in the UK are behind a new competition to encourage more young people to consider how they can positively impact the future build environment, with internships awarded to five winners. The Property Needs ...

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Datore launches Analytics as a Service for the built environment

This month, data services provider, Datore, has launched its Analytics as a Service solution, marking a significant milestone in the data space, as the company aims to help organisations of all sizes, budgets and skill levels harness data like a ...

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