built environment News

  • West Coast Green 2010

    West Coast Green is an event unlike any other. It is the world's leading conference dedicated to green innovation for the built environment and the only place where the entire chain of industry professionals, entrepreneurs and government leaders gather to set the agenda for the green economy and drive its success in the coming year. West Coast Green presents the single largest opportunity to see, ...

  • New STONEWORKS™ Access Floor Finishes Offer Modern Design Options for the Built Environment

    Tate is excited to expand their portfolio of raised access floor finish options with the launch of their new STONEWORKS™ line of integrated finishes. These new proprietary products, conceived by Tate’s product development team, combine aesthetic designs with structural components into one precision crafted integrated product. And, like all Tate finishes, STONEWORKS panels ship from ...


    By Kingspan Water & Energy

  • Cadmus Adds Nathan Smith as Vice President in its Built Environment Division

    The Cadmus Group, Inc. today announced the addition of Nathan Smithas a vice president in the Built Environment Division. He is based in Cadmus’ Arlington, Va., office. Smith comes to Cadmus after more than 11 years with Project Performance Corporation (PPC), where he most recently served as vice president for the Energy, Environment, and Climate Solutions (EECS) Division. ...


    By The Cadmus Group, Inc.

  • National conference on “Design and Construction Practices in Hot & Arid Regions”, (DCPHAR)

    The Department of Built & Natural Environment at Caledonian College of Engineering a University College in Oman had planned and organized the First National Conference on “Design and Construction Practices in Hot & Arid Regions, DCPHAR”, on 22 March 2004. The Conference had been planned with two parallel technical sessions and an Exhibition of manufacturers displaying their wares. The tally ...


  • Sustainable management in built environment needs more support

    Senior management could do more to promote the sustainable design and use of facilities in their organisations. A recent study found that a lack of understanding, focus and commitment by company executives was a significant barrier to the successfully implementing sustainable facilities management. Facilities management is a fast-growing discipline responsible for a diverse range of activities ...

  • National science foundation offers up to $12 million for arctic sustainability grants

    The National Science Foundation is soliciting grant proposals for Arctic Science, Engineering & Education for Sustainability (ArcSEES) projects. ArcSEES grants will focus on the natural and living environment; the built environment; natural resource development; and governance. Up to $12 million will be available for 5 to 15 grants and proposals are due September 14, 2012. A long proposal ...

  • Visit SEaB Energy at Ecobuild 2013 on stand N3200, ExCeL, London, Tuesday 5th – Thursday 7th March 2013

    SEaB Energy would like to invite you to attend the annual ecological and sustainable buildings event EcoBuild 2013 – and meet with our team. Visit SEaB Energy on stand number N3200 Ecobuild is the world’s biggest event 
for sustainable design, construction
and the built environment. In 2012 Ecobuild attracted 1549 exhibitors and 57.956 attendees from 120 ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • Arup Thought Leaders Author Influential Book About Climate Change

    Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that three of its sustainability thought leaders have authored a book about global warming, its impact on the world, and the associated opportunity to create economic development and unnoticed resilience.Two Degrees: The Built Environment and Our Changing ...


    By Arup

  • European Future Energy Forum to include focus on energy efficiency in the built environment

    With the EU commission looking to reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency heavily by 2020, green building and future sustainable urban environments are high on the agenda. Innovation is essential to find further solutions in developing more energy efficient and sustainable urban design and the European Future Energy Forum being held 9-11 June in Bilbao, Spain promises to be ...


    By Turret Media FZ LLC

  • Natural Environment White Paper must integrate policy on natural and built environment says EPUK

    Today's white paper reassessing policy on how we manage our natural environment is welcomed by Environmental Protection UK (EPUK), who want to see integrated thinking in policy on the natural and built environment. Given that one of Defra's departmental priorities is to "help to enhance the environment and biodiversity to improve quality of life", and increasing Government emphasis on the role ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Nick Masci Joins Haley & Aldrich as Vice President and Lean Practitioner

    Boston, MA (April 2, 2013) – Environmental and engineering firm Haley & Aldrich today announced that Nick Masci has joined the firm as a Vice President and Lean Practitioner, effective immediately. Masci will support the firm’s growing Lean Consulting Services practice, and in this role, he will work with clients within the built environment to increase their performance and ...


    By Haley & Aldrich, Inc.

  • Report Examines Health and Social Benefits of Urban Green Spaces

    The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) has published a report investigating how urban green spaces can help tackle inequality and improve health. The report "Community green: using local spaces to tackle inequality and improve health, investigates the relationship between urban green space, inequality, ethnicity, health and wellbeing. It is the largest study of its kind ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • EESI’s Jan Mueller to speak at EcoBuild America Conference

    On December 10, Senior Policy Associate Jan Mueller will speak at EcoBuild America, one of the premier national conferences for promoting sustainability in the built environment. Jan will present work from EESI's Planning for a New Energy and Climate Future project, a joint research and education initiative with the American Planning Association to advance the role of professional planners and ...

  • USGBC Gulf Coast Chapter Named BBB Accredited Charity

    The U.S. Green Building Council-Texas Gulf Coast Chapter was recently awarded the Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity seal, which recognizes it as a mission-driven, transparent and efficient non-profit organization. This seal is considered one of the highest benchmarks a non-profit organization can receive. It is designed to help sponsors and community ...

  • Open access to SAGE Materials Science journals

    SAGE Publications are running a FREE Online Trial to their Engineering and Materials Science journals throughout April and May 2007. You will have full-text access to dozens of journals in your discipline and access to hundreds of free articles You can simply register for the trial immediately. Journals include: Waste Management Research, Indoor and Built Environment, Structural ...


    By SAGE Publications Ltd

  • IAQ Radio Reaches New Milestone & Celebrates 200th Episode

    For 4 years, IAQ Radio has been providing a venue for professionals dealing with IAQ issues a place to discuss the industry and help educate consumers.   This week, IAQ Radio will broadcast their 200th episode of the live weekly internet talk show.  The landmark show will talk place on March 11 as the hosts of the internet talk show discuss disaster restoration and reconstruction ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Sweco expands in Belgium

    Sweco is acquiring M&R Engineering, a Belgian engineering consultancy. M&R Engineering is specialised in technical building services and is one of the market leaders in Belgium. “The acquisition of M&R Engineering is a valuable complement to Sweco’s offering in Belgium. Their expertise in building services will further strengthen our leading position and continuous ...


    By Sweco

  • Kingspan Makes $10M Strategic Investment in Software Company Invicara

    Collaboration to drive digital transformation of the construction industry Kingspan Group plc today announced a $10 million investment in Invicara, a provider of transformative software solutions for the entire ecosystem of the built ...


    By Kingspan Water & Energy

  • IHEEM Ireland Conference 2014

    The 6th bi-annual conference of the Northern Ireland Branch of IHEEM (Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estates Management) will be held the 21 – 22 of May at the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in Ireland. The Healthcare Estates event is the place for Estate Managers, Directors and Facility Managers to network with industry colleagues, regarding the latest healthcare products and ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • UK-GBC and Ecobuild Enter New Partnership

    The UK Green Building Council has entered into a new long-term partnership with Ecobuild, the world's largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment. The agreement means UK-GBC is now the lead partner of Ecobuild, the annual event which the charity has supported since it was founded in 2007. The two organisations will now work even more closely to promote the ...


    By UK Green Building Council

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