Which accreditation or assessment scheme should I use on my project?

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?"

Building performance at BAM: one year on

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. 

A circular building that inspires

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.

'Tis the season to plant trees

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.

A great experience with amazing people

Tulasee Anishetty 28 Jul 2017
My work experience at BAM has been one of the most enriching and enjoyable experiences I have ever had. The construction industry was not a sector I was particularly looking to work in, but it has turned out to be really valuable. I think working at BAM made me realise that I need to be more open-minded about opportunities I would not necessarily have considered at first. 

CLIC Sargent - a curious banquet

Beth Kidd 12 May 2017
Last month, I was lucky enough to be invited to CLIC Sargent’s ‘A Curious Banquet’, an evening that aimed to provide an insight into what people go through during cancer treatment and, in particular, the world of food cravings, or ‘cancer cravings’ as they are sometimes called.

Thinking circular: knowledge (information) is power

03 May 2017
Last week we held our second workshop of the series, and while our first workshop introduced the key principles of the circular economy, this most recent one focussed on the importance of material transparency and product information to enable more circular ways of working.