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BEEP, BEEP…

by mel starrs on May 1, 2007

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A new one on me – BEEP stands for BOMA Energy Efficiency Program (and BOMA stands for Building Owners and Managers Association). Not content with all these acronyms, they also have a scheme called the GREEN (Green Resource Energy and Environment Network). Stateside FM focussed, there could be some useful resources here come the advent […]

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A debate I often have with folk is what constitutes sustainability in construction? Carbon and M&E is only one part of it. The framework given in the BRE publication BR 436 ‘A sustainability checklist for developments’ gives a fantastic starting point for educating clients as to what sustainability can encompass. It takes the 4 themes […]

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