Partner Event: BSRIA - Soft Landings Conference - 15% Discount for TGR members

BSRIA is delighted to be staging its flagship 2018 Soft Landings Conference: Soft Landings – a culture for all projects.

Soft Landings is a building delivery process which runs through the project, from inception to completion and beyond, to ensure all decisions made during the project are based on improving operational performance of the building and meeting the client's expectations. It provides a step-by-step process for clients and their project teams to follow in order to avoid pitfalls and deliver a better performing product.

2018 STBA-SPAB Sustainability of Traditional Buildings Conference - offer for TGR members

We're excited to be event partners for the 2018 STBA-SPAB Sustainability of Traditional Buildings Conference taking place in London on 7th June (9.30-17.00).

Keynote speakers from Ofgem, Each Home Counts and ICOMOS will provide an update on policy and standards. Delegates will hear about practical examples including the problems at the retrofit in Preston, what is happening in the Private Rented Sector, various projects in Scotland, and how a Whole House Approach is working out at scale in London.

There are three ways to knot a bow tie and many ways to build a house.

We at The Green Register believe in building green - encouraging air tightness, reducing heat loss and managing moisture. Site visits are a great way for architects, engineers other professionals to see the implementation of the ever evolving technologies, measures and materials involved in creating better, more sustainable buildings.

There's sun, at the end of the tunnel!

I’ve been waiting decades for this moment.

Ever since my father built and erected a wind turbine in our back garden in 1975, I hoped that a time would come when common sense would prevail and renewable energy would be seen for what it is: a clean, carbon neutral, unlimited and free-at-source of energy that does no harm to our beautiful planet – our one and only home.

TGR members - free place available at BSRIA event: Collaborative Working to Deliver Sustainable Environments

We're pleased to be able to offer all TGR members a free place at BSRIA's forthcoming CPD event - The Green Register's Director, Lucy Pedler, is speaking amongst others.

Collaborative Working to Deliver Sustainable Environments
24 November 2017
The Lanchashire suite, Lancashire Cricket club, Talbot Road Manchester M16 0PX

There is a greater awareness on occupant wellbeing, so it is important that industry works together to provide an environment that meets the needs of the occupant, whatever the function of the building.

Holy Beebricks Batgirl!

Cycling through the city was noticeably different last week after the excellent BioDiversity Bitesize talk given by ecologist Rachel Crookes and lead sustainability Joanna Peacock from Eight Associates.

Biodiversity can often be seen as one of the softer sides of construction but the presentation clearly explained the hard legal implications of failing to plan buildings or developments with nature in mind.

How to Deliver Near & Zero Energy Homes - partner rate for TGR members

TGR members claim partner rate for this new event from GHA...
 
Summary
The Greater London Authority (GLA) already requires all new homes to achieve a zero carbon target, and several devolved administrations and local authorities, including in Manchester, are considering the standard they should adopt for low carbon housing. This event will explore the options available for meeting ‘nearly zero’ or zero carbon housing targets, and examine case studies that show how to deliver the target in practice.
 

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