Making the grade: how to measure building intelligence

Making the grade: how to measure building intelligence

By Kas Mohammed, BMS Business Manager at Schneider Electric  Emerging technologies, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), big data and intelligent building software, are revolutionising how modern buildings are designed, built and operated. The Smart Working Report, a collaboration between Schneider Electric and Unwork, shows how these technologies are becoming pervasive and embedded in the next generation of buildings to deliver ‘smart’ structures able to optimise their operations, achieve lower running costs and enhance the…

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World first biophilic design research project connects buildings with nature 

World first biophilic design research project connects buildings with nature 

A live office refurbishment will provide environmental and human data as evidence for positive health and wellbeing impacts on office occupants BRE are launching The Biophilic Office project – a ground-breaking office refurbishment project that will provide quantified evidence on the benefits of biophilic design on health, well-being and productivity of office occupants. The project centres on a 650m² 1980s office building on the BRE campus in Watford, which will be refurbished according to biophilic…

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British Manufacturer Formica Group Aligns with Made in Britain

British Manufacturer Formica Group Aligns with Made in Britain

Affirming its continued dedication to British manufacturing, Formica Group, the original inventor of High Pressure Laminate (HPL) is proud to announce its alignment with Made in Britain. The Made in Britain campaign is designed to promote and celebrate the manufacture of UK-made good. Formica Group is the only HPL manufacturer to carry the Made in Britain marque. All of Formica Group’s core colours and patterns, exterior cladding and the Red Dot Award winning anti-fingerprint surface…

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