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Co-op Manchester

Sustainability: BREEAM in new offices

7 Oct 14

Sweett Group looks at the costs of achieving different ratings under the BREEAM 2014 certification for new offices

Matthew Rhodes

Passivhaus' power as a quality standard for buildings

18 Aug 14

The Passivhaus standard can improve all sizes and types of projects - I’ve seen the evidence


Sustainability: Minimum energy performance standards for commercial buildings

26 Jun 14

From April 2018, all rented properties must meet a prescribed minimum energy performance standard. Adam Mactavish of Sweett Group, Charles Woollam of SIAM and Sarah Sayce, emeritus professor of Kingston University, discuss the implications

Shaun McCarthy

Buildings are only as sustainable as their users

12 Aug 14

It seems the recession has had a damaging effect on sustainable FM and there is no sign of recovery

Shaun McCarthy

Need to achieve local and competitive supply?

25 Mar 14

Small businesses are important but it is important also to attract businesses with larger balance sheets and working capital to contribute to the economy

Tower Block Hockmore

Willmott Dixon picks up £20m Oxford towers retrofit

20 Oct 15

Contractor will upgrade hundreds of homes across five high-rise residential tower blocks

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