12 Nov 2018
It has been a successful few months for sustainability benchmarking at BAM. The assessments go far beyond just monitoring energy and water data (though they are vital aspects) and probe current sustainability issues such as wellbeing, circular economy, modern slavery, gender pay gap and lifecycle assessment.
Alison Guscott •
03 Jul 2018
We are one month on from World Environment Day. On 5 June we concluded BAM’s #BeatPlasticPollution campaign, as we aimed to raise the profile of single-use plastic at BAM, and challenged people to reduce plastic use at work and at home. Read more about how our colleagues tackled the challenge.
12 Feb 2018
Last month was the second annual stakeholder network meeting for the project, Buildings as Material Banks (BAMB). BAM is one of 15 partners in this EU funded Horizon 2020 program, which aims to create ways to increase the value of building materials.
Laura Gilbert •
22 Jan 2018
As the appetite for sustainable products, buildings and spaces has grown, we have seen an explosion in the number of sustainable credentials and certification schemes available. One question I get asked is, "which accreditation or assessment scheme is the best, and what should I use on my project?"
Paula Morgenstern •
14 Dec 2017
A year ago, I joined BAM as their Building Performance Manager. Over the past year, many people within the business have heard about Post-Occupancy Evaluations and the idea of feeding back lessons learnt from the operational phase of a project, into the next generation of designs.
11 Dec 2017
On a recent trip to the Netherlands, we had the opportunity to meet with colleagues from across the BAM Group to learn about and share BAM's experience of building with circular economy principles. The setting was one of our flagship circular projects.
Ruth Beavers •
27 Nov 2017
With winter having now arrived, the tree planting season has begun! National Tree week is from 25 November to 3 December, and we’ve seen many people from across our business using their two volunteering days to get outside and help plant some trees.