Tag: performance


BREEAM New Construction standard launched in US

June 22, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

BREEAM In-Use burst onto the U.S. green building scene in 2016, and BRE, in partnership with LEED consultancy group BuildingWise, offered up the program and its self-assessment tools as a cost-conscious alternative to the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED certification, […]

Construction Processes, Financial

2017 U.S. and Canadian Construction Performances in Review

February 26, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Total construction starts in the US grew by 11.1% in 2017 to reach $760bn, a modest slowdown from the 13.2% growth posted in 2016. Civil engineering was the main driver of growth, boosted by a number of mega-projects in the […]

Construction Processes, Design

New building energy quotient portal gives quick analysis on energy performance

January 4, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

ASHRAE recently launched the Building Energy Quotient (Building EQ) Portal. The tool provides a faster, more automated approach to receive a Building EQ Performance Score. “The primary goal of the Building EQ program is to promote more energy efficient buildings […]