World Green Building Week is an annual event which promotes the ongoing commitment to achieve the ambitious targets set out by the Paris Agreement in December 2015, to ensure that all new buildings must operate at net zero carbon from 2030
The Fire Door Safety Week runs from 25th September to 1st October. The focus for this year’s campaign, is to promote valuable advice and resources to boost fire safety in shared and high rise accommodation.
The minimum energy efficiency standard (MEES) was introduced by the government in March 2015, as a response to concerns that the built environment is a huge contributing factor to Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG).
August saw the publication of updated guidance on fire safety for non-residential commercial, industrial, transport, assembly, educational, day care or entertainment premises from the Scottish Government.
S2 Partnership’s environmental consultant, Sam Benson has recently written an article for publication by GRESB, for their members, entitled ‘Sustainable Water Management: Making Waves in the Commercial Real Estate Sector’.
This month sees the publication of the draft British Standard BS 45002-0, which provides guidance to assist organisations on the implementation and application of occupational health and safety management systems, based on ISO 45001
On 28th July 2017, the government announced its plans to carry out an independent review on building regulations and fire safety. This review will be led by Dame Judith Hackitt, former Chair of HSE from 2007 to 2016 and now Chair of EEF, The Manufacturers’ Organisation.