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Submitted by Richard on Thu, 05/03/2018 - 13:33

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.

Submitted by birgit on Thu, 04/05/2018 - 09:58

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.

Submitted by Dan on Wed, 03/21/2018 - 12:55

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.

Submitted by Richard on Thu, 02/08/2018 - 09:54

The Green Register run the only bite size passivhaus sessions in the UK (in collaboration with AECB CarbonLite) and so are delighted to be able to offer a series of practical site visits and workshops with Bow Tie Construction.

Submitted by birgit on Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:25

ASBP Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo 2018: Products, People, Planet

The Green Register is delighted to be event partners with the ASBP for their 2018 Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo. Green Register members benefit from the partner rate when booking a place.

Submitted by birgit on Tue, 11/07/2017 - 15:23

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.

Submitted by birgit on Tue, 11/07/2017 - 15:17

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.

Submitted by Dan on Wed, 10/11/2017 - 14:58

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.

Submitted by birgit on Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:09

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.
 
Submitted by birgit on Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:29

Natural insulation products and systems are beginning to move from the margins of UK construction into more widespread use. But what are the benefits?

The ASBP has developed an introductory CPD containing 2 hours of core curriculum content to provide architects and specifiers with knowledge of the wide range of products and systems available on the market.

You will gain an understanding of designing with natural fibre insulation, health, safety and sustainability aspects and how natural fibre insulation can greatly enhance the performance of buildings.