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DOKVAST developed a sustainable and high-quality distribution centre for Rhenus Contract Logistics at the industrial area Het Laar in Tilburg. The distribution centre, named “The Tube”, consists of three linked compartments with mezzanine floors at two levels that are suitable for Value Added Services (VAS) and/or (future) expansion of the office.   With an overall score of 99.4% on all individual sustainability categories New Logic III delivers an exceptionally high performance.  
Post date: 15 Jan 2020
Type: Case

En la Jornada “Los beneficios de BIM, aplicados a BREEAM®, LEED®, WELL y Passivhaus” , organizada por BioEconomic®, en el COAATMU - Murcia, el pasado 4 de Octubre, se identificaron los beneficios, se vieron la reducción de costes, las mediciones, la metodología y los procesos BIM, para conseguir Edificios de Consumo Casi Nulo “ECCN” - “nZEB”, implementando la sostenibilidad de las certificaciones BREEAM®, LEED® y Passivhaus para mejorar la salud y el bienestar de los ocupantes con la certificación WELL Building Standard®.
Post date: 22 Oct 2019
Type: News

The World Green Building Council's report Doing Right by Planet and People: The Business Case for Health and Wellbeing in Green Building urges companies to make green improvements by highlighting the tangible economic benefits of green building and showcasing improved occupant satisfaction when companies implement new health, wellbeing and productivity features in existing green structures.
Post date: 29 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

Demand for commissioning (Cx) is steadily increasing and a Navigant report showed that nearly 70 per cent of respondents identified green building certifications as a driver of Cx demand.   Fundamental Cx is mandatory fo LEED certification while enhanced commissioning brings in two additional credits resulting in a better rating.  
Post date: 21 Jul 2016
Type: Link

The Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) has announced the shortlists for its 2016 Awards. The BREEAM Awards represent some of the finest examples of sustainable buildings around the world. Many of them are Outstanding rated and each of them is excelling in every category under BREEAM, from Ecology to Energy.
Post date: 8 Feb 2016
Type: News

BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology) consists of a set of environmental assessment methods that encompass all stages of a building’s lifecycle and which can be applied to developments across the world. These methods have been designed to provide a stimulus for property owners and national construction industries to improve the performance of buildings and developments beyond standard practice. A key benefit of the methodologies is the flexibility of recognising local best practice codes and standards. 
Post date: 26 Aug 2015
Type: Link

VIP-Energy is an application used for calculating the energy performance of buildings. The energy balance of the building, hour by hour, for a whole year.Quick: A complete yearly hour by hour calculation only takes a couple of seconds irrespective of its complexity.Easy: VIP-Energy comes with a library of materials: walls, ceilings and roofs, floors, windows, valves, heat pumps etc. Which makes it easy to get started. Personal, or for the client custom-made, databases as well as calculation templates can be stored in order to render the work more effective.
Post date: 5 Nov 2013
Type: Tool

Post date: 27 May 2013
Type: Publication

The new BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment is available for use on projects ranging from home improvements such as replacing windows and fitting new insulation, through to developments ranging in size from multiple to single dwellings.
Post date: 13 Jun 2012
Type: News