Delivering the facts about sustainable interiors, FACTS on sustainable refurbishment is an exclusivee change to hear from one of the pioneering figures in the developement of RICS
WRAP commissioned a report in preparation for COP15 that assessed the contribution of resource efficiency to overall GHG reduction. Below are some extracts that pick up elements relative to the construction sector and the materials used. The text sections and tables below highlight the choices we are making and where we need to focus on next to improve.
Ska rating Good Practice Measures include as one of the criteria an Environmental Product Declaration according to ISO 14025 standard. In basic terms this standard covers the way a product will be reported on by its company. It is aiming to create a standard way of reporting environmental criteria in a consistent manner over the plethora of products, companies and countries of origin. This will ease designers and clients task when they are comparing the environmental performance between two or more similar products.
Zed Nelson, a friend and award winning photographer, has created a film documentary called Shelter in Place. He showcased the film for a selected few at a morning screening on Sunday, December 13th at the Soho Curzon cinema. IIf you are interested in finding out about the lives of people without a voice of their own, finding out about further side effects of fossil fuels or seeing a well made film with real characters and great images, then go see it!
Ska Rating helps organizations achieve more sustainable fit-outs. Anyone designing and fitting out an office in a more environmentally sustainable way can use the method to: