The company's Programme Manufacturing and Engineering (PME) building at Whitley was rated excellent by the Building Research Establishment
Assessment Method (BREEAM).
In 1968, he obtained a BSc in physics and chemistry from the University of Wales in Swansea and the following year moved to St Albans to become a scientific officer at the Building Research Establishment
The facility is the first sports centre in Wales to be awarded a Building Research Establishment
Environmental AssessmentMethod (BREEAM) Excellent rating and has been designed in accordance with Sport England guidelines.
All buildings will have a 'very good' Building Research Establishment
Energy Assessment Method (BREEAM) rating, with carbon emissions approximately 50 percent below those of a standard office.
AWM's head of sustainable development Dr Simon Slater has spent the past year developing the checklist in partnership with WMRA, the Building Research Establishment
, World Wildlife Fund and Department for Communities and Local Government.
Steven Hunt & Associates is now qualified to carry out assessments for the Building Research Establishment
Houghton Primary Care Centre in Houghton-le-Spring has become the first healthcare building in the UK to achieve an 'outstanding' rating by Building Research Establishment
Environmental Assessment Method at design stage.
The report "Air Tightness Standards and Pre-completion Testing" was undertaken by the Building Research Establishment
on behalf of the Energy Saving Trust, and pre-empts an announcement from the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister which will detail the changes to Part L of the Building Regulations due for January 2006.
A trial carried out by the Building Research Establishment
involving 157 sellers and 43 buyers in Coventry, Cardiff, Hertfordshire and Sheffield found that 88 per cent of buyers and 78 per cent of sellers thought the report accurately reflected the condition of the property.
To comply with modern environmental standards, all the buildings will be certified according to the Building Research Establishment
Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM), a global reference standard for sustainable construction.
The facility is the first sports centre inWales to be awarded a Building Research Establishment
Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) excellent rating and has been designed in accordance with Sport England guidelines.
Two reports -by the Building Research Establishment
and the Adriel Consultancy -said Bath stone, used in the facade, was non-durable limestone and unsuitable for use in an industrial city where pollution over many years was likely to cause decay.