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November 2014

Redevco achieves sustainable transformation of C&A Zaandam - one of 28 BREEAM certificates at MAPIC

Leading retail property investor Redevco is celebrating the award of 28 BREEAM certificates at MAPIC, including one for the notable sustainable refurbishment of a new shopping icon in Zaandam, Netherlands.


Exemplary Shanghai housing development awarded BREEAM International 'very good' design certificate

Chinese state developer Franshion Properties has been awarded a BREEAM ‘very good’ design rating for its exemplar Jin Mao Palace housing development in heart of Shanghai. This growing use of BREEAM in China reflects the country’s increasing appetite to meet international standards for green buildings and comes hot on the heels of the recent landmark agreement between China and the US to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions over the next three decades.


Launch of 'Glass Ship' a sustainability first for Italy

Nave de Vero, a new retail development near Venice, has become the first shopping centre in Italy to be awarded a BREEAM sustainability rating of Very Good.


BRE recognised as Top 100 apprenticeship employer

BRE has been announced as one of the top employers of apprentices in the UK alongside globally recognised brands such as British Airways, Virgin Media, Barclays Bank, Nestle and others.


BDP achieve a BIM Level 2 certification first

International architecture and engineering practice BDP are the first company to be assessed and certificated under BRE Global’s BIM level 2 Business Systems Certification Scheme .


Elmhurst Energy acquires BRE Global's Energy Assessors Certification Scheme

Leicestershire based Elmhurst Energy, a leading UK provider of energy assessment software and services has acquired BRE Global’s Energy Assessors Certification Scheme. The deal marks the start of a long term strategic partnership between the two organisations.