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MANUFACTURING CENTRE FOR JAGUAR LANDROVER CLIENT: Interserve Construction Ltd AWARD CATEGORIES: Construction, Sustainability This BREEAM Excellent design and build project for Jaguar LandRover (JLR) brought not only a massive investment into the automotive industry but also a huge investment to the local community, with 1400 permanent jobs being created.
The South Park Road building is one of Wales' most energy-efficient health premises with a BREEAM "excellent" rating and features stack ventilation, natural cooling and rooftop solar panels which provide up to half its electricity.
With ground breaking on December 12, 2012, production facilities completed in October 2013 and office space completed in June 2014, the Zele manufacturing complex is one of the first industrial buildings in Belgium with BREEAM certification.
A BREEAM assessment involves a building's specification, design, construction and use being evaluated against aspects relating to energy and water use, the internal environment, pollution, transport, materials, waste, the ecosystem and various management processes to see exactly how sustainable it is.
BREEAM is one of several systems that measures and rates the effectiveness of green measures, taking into account design, construction and operation.
Consultants BRE Global and Greenworks have signed a memorandum of understanding for the development of BREEAM in Bulgaria.
The Bowesfield company, which was founded in Newcastle in 1999, is working to green up the UK's new builds, with plans to train its own in-house sustainability assessors under top industry eco standard BREEAM.
Meisel, who heads Jones Lang LaSalle's New Jersey operations and is now an Accredited Professional in Commercial Interiors, joins the ranks of more than 500 sustainability accredited individuals at Jones Lang LaSalle, primarily as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED APs), but also including standards such as BREEAM, NABERS Energy (formerly ABGR) and Green Star.
LONDON -- A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between BREEAM, LEED, and Green Star and the UK Green Building Council was signed on March 3 at EcoBuild'09 in Earls Court, London.
The store has been rated 'excellent' under the BREEAM environmental assessment of buildings system, for features such as solar panels on the roof to provide hot water and a fighting system that automatically turns off the lights when there is sufficient daylight or when areas of the building are unoccupied.
In fact, Britain's environmental assessment system for buildings, BREEAM, was the first in the world.