Bite-Size Session: BREEAM - a sustainable building standard or a box ticking exercise?

07/07/2015 17:00
07/07/2015 19:00


The Famous Royal Navy Volunteer, 17-18 King Street, Bristol BS1 4EF


July 7th 2015, 5pm-7pm


Members: £19.00
Non-Members: £35.00

Event Description

Date & Time: July 7th, 2015 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Event Description:
a box ticking exercise?
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Blythe Jopling of Eight Associates discusses BREEAM. Focussing on the credits architects are responsible for, and showing how to get the most credits for the least cost.
Speaker Profile: Blythe Jopling

Blythe completed an MSc in Managing the Environment at Aberystwyth University in 2007. Prior to joining Eight Associates he worked within BREEAM at the Building Research Establishment, and completed an internship with the Zoological Society of London. Her interest in sustainable development began during the environmental assessment work at university.

Blythe is now combining her experience in both ecology and sustainable development as a Sustainability Consultant at Eight Associates. Blythe has also travelled to a number of countries in Europe to raise awareness of BREEAM and highlight the benefits of certification.

Blythe is a BREEAM Accredited Professional, and a LEED Green Associate. She has worked on a wide variety of building projects ranging from multi-residential care homes, schools, commercial buildings, hotels, and domestic properties.

What did delegates say about previous Bite Size sessions?

  • "The micro session idea is brilliant as full days can be very, very difficult"
  • "Excellent coverage for both established Green Register members and novices"
  • "Informed recommendations and some myths debunked"
  • "Lots of stuff I didn’t know! Enjoyed the interactive format"

More about Bite Size sessions
The Green Register's Bite Size sessions offer a brand new, flexible route to Green Register membership through a series of shorter training sessions designed to give concise training at a time to suit busy working professionals. Attend 6 sessions to qualify for membership.

All sessions start at 16.45 for registration with training running 5pm-7pm.

About the Organiser

The Green Register
The Green Register of Construction Professionals aims to raise awareness of sustainable building issues across all sectors of the construction industry, provide a pre-selected list of construction professionals for potential clients, deliver a wide range of training events and provide national, regional and local fora for networking between professionals. The network provides a vital link between professionals and their clients ranging from homeowners through to businesses and social housing providers. For further information on joining, please contact us using the details above.

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