Tag: UK


Innovation Exchange- July

Innovation Exchange The built environment and construction industry face constant external and internal challenges that require a systemic approach to innovation to turn these challenges into opportunity. Innovation is vital to driving continuous improvement and to achieve our net zero ambitions, although it often suffers from hype with a lot of noise and a lack of implementation. The Constructing Excellence Innovation Exchange group provides opportunities for innovators and researchers to share and explore ideas, learn from each other and consider how innovation can move to implementation. Led by Ben Pritchard, Head of Innovation......

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BREEAM Assessor Quarterly Update - June

When: Tuesday 25th June, 2024   Join us for the BREEAM Assessor Quarterly Update to stay up to date with the latest BREEAM news and developments. The webinar will address questions from our assessor network and feature presentations from our science, product, operations, and marketing teams. The BREEAM Assessor Quarterly Update will allow you to gain insight into our continual efforts to improve our BREEAM services as well as receiving additional assessment guidance where needed.   The next session is on Tuesday 25th June at 11:30 – 13:00. BST   Who should attend......

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CE Collaborative Working Mentors: Collaboration – the Foundation of Successful Delivery

***This is an invite only event*** Collaboration is tried and tested as the mechanism to deliver better performance.  In any walk of life collaboration is critical to delivering better outcomes. The benefits of collaborative working and delivery are significant and backed up by a robust body of evidence. Yet construction continues to see it as something special, those who embrace collaborative working continue to be viewed as trailblazers. Every inquiry into the construction industry over the past century Banwell, Latham, Egan and Farmer have all pointed towards collaborative working.  The Construction Playbook, Constructing......

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Retrofit Net-Zero Building Regulatory Science and Data Network for Unlocking Adoption of Innovation (RetroNetZero)

Net-zero ambition, and regulation is driving significant activity in innovation around solutions for retrofitting UK buildings. For SMEs, innovators of step change or new approaches the established system of standards, tests and approval routes may be unclear, or they do not fit: presenting a significant barrier to adoption of innovation for use in the market. An evidence-based, data driven regulatory science solution is proposed that utilizes a far-reaching industry network to present a pathway for innovators to deploy their technologies and systems in the retrofit of UK buildings. Join us on 10th May......

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BRE Academy for universities and colleges

When: Wednesday 24 April, 2024 11am BST Together, how can we prepare students for their careers in the built environment? Investing in professional, industry-recognised training can enhance students’ employability and readiness for the workforce. From architecture to civil engineering and environmental design, integrating BRE Academy training into university or college programs helps equip graduates for professional success. Join us to explore how we’re working with the education sector to strengthen academic programs and address defining challenges in the built environment, including sustainability, climate change, net zero carbon, and information management. As education providers,......

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Driving Productivity Through Industrialisation

The narrative around MMC is changing. There are increasing calls for government to embrace the principles of ‘industrialisation’ as a means to unlocking productivity in the construction sector. The proposed shift in narrative recognises that our long-held interest in the adoption of manufacturing processes and technologies as a means to higher productivity requires a fundamental change in our traditional project delivery model. Where the traditional construction delivery model promotes constant reinvention in what we deliver and how we deliver it, Industrialised Construction approaches are focused on driving standardisation, repeatability and continuous improvement in......

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CE Climate Action Group- A Visit to the Smart Blue-Green Roof, Manchester

Join the Constructing Excellence Climate Action group for a visit to the ‘smart’ blue-green roof, from Polypipe Civils & Green Urbanisation, on Bruntwood’s Bloc, Manchester. This project aims to help in developing a greater understanding of how new construction and data technologies can help cities and urban developments to mitigate the impact of climate change and population growth, while enhancing biodiversity. Click here to find out more about the Smart Blue Green Roof. During this visit, attendees will have the opportunity to hear about Green Urbanisation and the Smart Blue Green Roof product......

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BRE Open Day: The Importance of Informed Choices Testing Guidance for UK Manufacturing Organisations

          This event is being held in partnership with Design in Mental Health (DiMHN)   Are you interested in better understanding the importance of Informed Choices Testing Guidance for Products in Mental Health Facilities, and the corresponding certification scheme? This, and more, will be covered during a free-to-attend open day exclusively for UK Manufacturing Organisations at the BRE Science Park in Watford. Hear from expert speakers and subject matter experts, network with like-minded professionals and witness practical demonstrations of the testing process for the Informed Choices scheme. Attendees will also......

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BRE Open Day: The Importance of Informed Choices Testing Guidance for UK Healthcare Providers

          This event is being held in partnership with Design in Mental Health (DiMHN)   Are you interested in better understanding the importance of Informed Choices Testing Guidance for Products in Mental Health Facilities, and the corresponding certification scheme? This, and more, will be covered during a free-to-attend open day exclusively for UK healthcare providers at the BRE Science Park in Watford. Hear from expert speakers and subject matter experts, network with like-minded professionals and witness practical demonstrations of the testing process for the Informed Choices scheme. Attendees will......

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Nima Virtual Conference- CE Digital By Default Session

  Registration for the conference is free, sign up via the website. Nima will be hosting their second Virtual Conference on Thursday 18th April, exploring whole-life information management. This is not just another conference, it is a unique opportunity to listen, reflect and discuss how to go about winning with data! The Spring Conference will be held in an immersive environment, where the audience, speakers and exhibitors interact through a series of virtual spaces for presentations, demonstrations and networking.  Supported by four keynote presentations and four practical discussion panels. Within the virtual environment, there will......

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