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In an open letter to Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak, the CEO of BRE urges the Tory leadership candidates to recommit to decarbonising Britain’s buildings and reaching net zero targets

CEO of BRE urges Tory leadership candidates to reaffirm net zero...

In an open letter to Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak, the CEO of BRE urges the Tory leadership candidates to recommit to decarbonising Britain’s buildings and reaching net zero targets.
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How can the construction industry build towards a net zero future?

In May, the cross-party Environmental Audit Committee published a report calling for government action to help reduce CO2 emissions from construction, including the introduction of mandatory whole-life carbon assessments for buildings. Committee chair Philip Dunne MP discusses the need for action to build towards a net zero future.
Greater Manchester community sites granted free fibre broadband

Greater Manchester community sites granted free fibre broadband

17 Greater Manchester community sites have been granted free fibre broadband connectivity until 2025, as part of a digital infrastructure and inclusion programme from Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and Virgin Media Business.
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Extreme heat in homes: How can our buildings and their occupants...

In this article, Tom Garrigan, technical director at BSRIA explains how climate change and extreme heat in homes are changing the way that buildings need to perform in the future.
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ROCKWOOL® announces the launch of NyRock technology

Rockwool's new launch of NyRock technology delivers improved thermal performance, while maintaining non-combustibility and acoustic capabilities.
New BSI standards update competence requirements for building safety management

New BSI standards update competence requirements for building safety management

New BSI standards published this week have set out competence requirements for building safety management, supporting industry reform in tandem with the DLUHC.
99% of electricians believe there are major risks with EV charging installations

99% of electricians believe there are major risks with EV charging...

A City and Guilds survey of 500 UK electricians has found that 99% of electricians understood there to be major risks associated with electrical vehicle charging work and only 28% have received specific training.
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Bruton Knowles secures spot on property valuation Citizen Framework

Bruton Knowles has secured a place on the £800,000 Citizen 2022 framework (0928) to deliver vital development property valuations over the next four years.
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Reality capture technology as part of the urban “new normal”

As the UK continues to move past Covid-19, planning for a “new normal” is ongoing and reality capture technology is playing a big part in the great urban rethink.
Making changes in the built environment is necessary after finding weaknesses exposed by COVID-19

How can we build a healthier built environment post Covid-19?

Professor Peter Guthrie OBE FREng, vice-president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, discusses its call for transformational changes across the built environment and its underlying regulatory framework in response to the weaknesses uncovered by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Zurich Airport redevelopment awarded to Pragma and team

Pragma, as part of an international consortium led by BIG and HOK, has been chosen to lead on the Zurich Airport redevelopment to create a new terminal extension.
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BE-ST and UKGBC announce built environment sustainability mission

BE-ST has announced a new partnership with UKGBC Scotland, with a shared built environment sustainability mission.

£9.5m Romsey flood alleviation scheme revealed

Caroline Nokes MP(Romsey and Southampton North) has unveiled the Romsey flood alleviation scheme, which will better protect 127 properties by reducing the risk of flooding from the River Test and surface water.
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How does modular construction slot into the built sector?

Responsible for almost 40% of global carbon emissions, we can’t tackle climate change without changing the built sector. In this article, Harwood explains how MMC is becoming an increasingly popular tool in tackling net zero goals.
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[VIDEO] Collaboration Corner: Live at DCW 2022

In this episode of Collaboration Corner, Revizto returns to London to attend DCW 2022 – Europe’s ‘biggest’ digital construction event - to talk with Multiplex, UK BIM Alliance, and more!
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BPF launches Net Zero Pledge to cut industry carbon emissions

The British Property Federation (‘BPF’) has launched its Net Zero Pledge to cut carbon emissions across the whole of the property sector.
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Arcadis appointed to deliver Birmingham’s Our Future City Plan

Arcadis has been appointed by Birmingham City Council to deliver the next phase of the 'Our Future City Plan', which will look at the city’s development to 2040.
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BAM appointed as contractor for Nuneaton Abbey Street development

BAM Construct UK has been confirmed as the construction partner for phase one of the Nuneaton Abbey Street development.
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RED Construction South West appointed to deliver Exeter ZEAL Hotel

RED Construction South West has been appointed to deliver the £20m net zero carbon ZEAL Hotel in Exeter.
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Three tips for success when modernising legacy systems

The pandemic sped the adoption of technology across the built environment, bringing profound changes to the industry. However, post-pandemic, we’ve seen the digital transformation boom begin to slow. Neil Davidson, VP EMEA & APAC at Deltek, explains to PBC Today the three tips for success when modernising legacy systems.
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George Clarke announces the Design Future London shortlist

The Mayor of London and George Clarke have opened the People's Vote for the Design Future London young person's design challenge, alongside announcing the Design Future London shortlist.
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New EU Policy Roadmap to accelerate decarbonisation of buildings and construction

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has launched a new EU Policy Roadmap to accelerate progress made on the decarbonisation of buildings and construction.
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What immediate change can we expect from the introduction of the...

BIM Today recently spoke to Dr Graham Kelly, director at BIM Academy, and Allan Binns, safety director at Ryder Architecture, about the new Building Safety Act and how this will change the built environment landscape.
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TfL launches search for partner to create new commercial office developments

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it is searching for a new joint venture commercial office portfolio partner to create three new commercial office developments at Bank, Paddington and Southwark.
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Muse announces official launch of Bradford One City Park

Muse Developments, in partnership with Bradford council, has officially launched Bradford One City Park, a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ 56,403 sq. ft office building in the heart of the city centre.
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Championing the next generation of women in the built environment

When you think of an industry historically dominated by men, the built environment sector may be one of the first that comes to mind. Sarah Towers, operations manager at SPIE UK, explores how the sector can champion the next generation of women in the built environment.

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