31 Oct '16, 12pm

MT @StuartKaplow #BREEAM for Existing Buildings: The British are Coming

MT @StuartKaplow #BREEAM for Existing Buildings: The British are Coming

BRE Global Ltd., the 97 year old Great Britain based world’s leading authority on all aspects of the built environment (.. it all started with fire testing for homes), with over 2,247,696 BREEAM registered buildings across 77 countries in its sustainability assessment method, will before the end of the year award its first BREEAM In-Use certification in the United States. BREEAM USA is the new joint venture between BRE and BuildingWise, the well respected U.S. based LEED certification consultancy headed by Barry Giles. Barry is now the CEO of BREEAM USA and I ran into him some days ago at Greenbuild. We followed up last week and I have edited and condensed our conversations for this blog post. For those who do not know, Barry is one of the icons of the green building industrial complex. He served on the LEED Existing Building core committee and since his first EB project, ...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/2016/10/articles/gr...

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