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The Three Levels of “How” to Decarbonise

Opinion Piece by Dr Don McLean, IES The Three Levels of “How” to Decarbonise The Decarbonisation of the Built Environment could be a much more expensive exercise and less effective than it needs to be.  To prevent this, we need to consider the three levels of ‘How’ to decarbonise. Level 1Ask, at the first and

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Futurebuild postponed to March 2022

Futurebuild postponed to March 2022 London, 20 November 2020: To deliver an event where the built environment industry can connect in the most effective way, Futurebuild 2021 has been postponed. Following consultation with our community, we have decided that the event that was due to run on 02-04 March 2021 will now go ahead from

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Game Changers LIVE

Game Changers LIVE — not just another online event

Game Changers LIVE — not just another online event To put a spotlight on the innovative products and people in the construction industry, built environment event Futurebuild has launched Game Changers LIVE. This set of three-hour online events directly connects visitors with leading brands, giving them the most value for their time. The first event,

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10-POINT PLAN FOR A GREEN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Opinion Piece by Julie Godefroy CIBSE 10-Point plan for a green industrial revolution  Government have published this week their 10-point plan to a green industrial revolution, which is meant to support the UK’s net zero carbon target as well as creating and supporting up to 250,000 British jobs and “levelling up” the country.   The

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Augmented Reality, Virtual reality and Mixed Reality technologies

Opinion Piece by Hadeel Saadoon Estates Digital Services – BIM Manager Augmented Reality, Virtual reality and Mixed Reality technologies in the time of location independent working AR ,VR and MR technologies are becoming widespread and are evolving the meaning of visual communication. Every industry will be affected by AR and VR technologies. So far, they

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Walking the talk: Best practices for digital construction

Walking the talk: Best practices for digital construction It’s no secret that digital innovations can improve productivity and help the construction industry navigate disruptions and mitigate risks. And in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many project owners have been forced to step up their use of technology to enable their teams to work and

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This is how we can get real value from infrastructure

This is how we can get real value from infrastructure COVID has been a cruel teacher, yet we must heed its lessons. If we want to ‘bounce forward’ and build a better world post-pandemic, then we must up our game on systems-thinking in every sector, and definitely in the built environment. And if we think

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Public-private partnerships: lessons from COVID-19

Public-private partnerships: lessons from COVID-19 The CBI’s latest report Public-private partnerships: lessons from COVID-19 celebrates the successful partnerships between government and industry that have helped tackle the pandemic and ensure communities have had continued access to vital public services. Building on dozens of case studies from UK businesses, the report argues that there are lessons

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Making flexible working work in the long term

Making flexible working work in the long term The Covid-19 pandemic has been, and continues to be, a trying time for everyone. For businesses, the imposed lockdown has been a crash course in remote working, setting up suitable arrangements for people to carry on being productive from home, adopting new technologies to connect and adapting

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Opinion Piece by Grant Findlay

Opinion Piece by Grant Findlay, Strategy Director, Sir Robert McAlpine How strategy, data and collaboration can facilitate the path to post-COVID recovery When business leaders retrospectively reflect on the impact the COVID-19 crisis has had on their respective industries, many are quick to reference the role the pandemic has played in triggering a much broader

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Opinion Piece by Gillian Charlesworth

Opinion Piece by Gillian Charlesworth, Chief Executive Officer, BRE Build back better The phrase Build Back Better has become one of the political rallying cries of 2020 in response to the global pandemic. In America, the US Presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled the phrase as his campaign slogan in July, around the same time as

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Let’s focus on the good guys

Let’s focus on the good guys There is a lot of doom and gloom out there at the moment. From news about the domestic implications of a second wave of covid-19 to its on-going global economic impact, it is all very sober reading and watching. As I scroll through the stories, it is not lost on

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Why WFH isn’t necessarily good for women

Why WFH isn’t necessarily good for women By altering attitudes toward working from home (WFH), COVID-19 may have forever changed the way we work. According to a new MIT study, half of those who were employed before the pandemic are now working remotely. As company executives see for themselves that excellent work can be achieved, and productivity heightened,

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Michelle Ogundehin on the imperative need to diversify design

Michelle Ogundehin on the imperative need to diversify design From the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic to looming economic uncertainty and issues of systemic racial bias, this year has already seen us tested, and questioning, as never before. The combined impact is such that even in the hitherto sedate world of interiors, the burning topic of conversation

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Microsoft to become water positive by 2030

Microsoft to become water positive by 2030 Microsoft’s new commitment will aim to address water availability, access and quality in the locations where it operates. By 2030, Microsoft will aim to replenish more water than it uses across water-stressed basins. Around 40 highly stressed water basins located near Microsoft operations will be prioritised, while replenishment

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Natural flood management

Natural flood management Wetlands aren’t just great for wildlife and people to enjoy, they also serve an essential purpose as part of nature’s flood defence system. The problem Climate change is likely to mean more frequent and intense flooding for the UK. WWT has been working to develop a more sustainable and efficient way to

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