Association for Environment Conscious Building

Type: Organization
Name: Association for Environment Conscious Building
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Sustainable construction is in our DNA’

The University of Bradford calls itself an ‘ecoversity’, with its campus a ‘green oasis’ in the middle of the city. The campus includes some of the most environmentally friendly buildings in the world. PSE talked to the university estate manager for engineering ... [Published Public Sector Executive - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Retrofit achieves lower fuel bills

:32Four-year, large-scale study sets the agenda for the future of retrofit Six point plan for construction industry and households to maximise retrofit benefitsA new, in-depth, home retrofit study by the UK’s innovation agency, the Technology Strategy ... [Published Professional Builder - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Unlocking the true potential for credit

New credit bureau will shake up the UAE’s financial sector Borrowing money from banks relatively cheaply has never been difficult for consumers in the UAE. Due to the absence of a formal credit rating system, consumers have always been able to receive ... [Published Gulf News - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

UAE's new credit bureau says 'ready to launch'

A platform that will allow financial institutional in the UAE to check consumers’ creditworthiness before lending to them said on Sunday it was ready to start operations - after a planned launch last year was delayed.Al Etihad Credit Bureau (AECB), a ... [Published Arabian Business - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Changing paradigm in GCC banking

By Dr R SeetharamanIn Saudi Arabia, lending to the public sector constituted 4% of the total lending and remaining to the private sector. Lending to the private sector grew by 12% in 2013 and lending to the public sector by more than 11% in 2013. In Saudi ... [Published Gulf Times - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

MoneyGulf.com Research Publication - Why bank lending to SMEs is very low in the UAE?

A survey of more than 700 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) conducted in the UAE has shown that 83% of them have no access to bank loans. Similarly, a panel discussion held at the SME World 2014, a two-day summit organized in Dubai on March 26 and 27, ... [Published Zawya.com - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Covert mission: Why is Obama's administration hoarding weapons-grade nuclear waste?!

© Mercator Media 2014The nuclear fuel carrier Pacific Egret.The nuclear fuel carrier Pacific Egret slipped into the harbor at Charleston, South Carolina, on March 19 and unloaded a top-secret cargo at the port's Naval Weapons Station.Fitted with naval ... [Published Sott.net - Mar 29 2014]
Entities: Plutonium, Nuclear, Reactor
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Certified European Passive House Designer Course

28 April - 23 May 2014Glasgow provided by University of Strathclyde, run in partnership with BREDetails :The Certified European Passive House Designer course will be held in April - May 2014 at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.  The course is being ... [Published BRE - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

The square route to sustainability

24/3/2014University of Bradford’s STEM building targets BREEAM, Passivhaus and AECB accreditationThe Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) building at the University of Bradford in West Yorkshire has achieved the Passivhaus standard for its ... [Published Building4change - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 3 reports

£3 million University of Bradford facility achieves low energy Passivhaus standard

A new-build educational facility, on the same university campus as one of the world’s most sustainable buildings, has achieved the rigorous Passivhaus standard.$ The Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Building$ at the University of Bradford, ... [Published B Daily - Mar 18 2014]

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He added: "Al Etihad Credit Bureau is striving to set a new global benchmark in the accuracy of credit data capture. This will support the Bureau in its role to provide reliable and thorough credit reports that add significant value to the way risk is assessed in the UAE financial industry."
"In order to demonstrate that it will follow the highest nuclear non-proliferation norms, Canada needs to release how much spent fuel was shipped to Europe for reprocessing, how much plutonium was separated and what the current status of the plutonium may be."
Estates manager of engineering and building at Bradford University, Russell Smith, said: "The University is already widely recognised for its sustainable building programme. This [project] is a huge achievement for all involved and proves without doubt these standards and building in a sustainable manner can be achieved within normal budget constraints."
"Clients like the University of Bradford are increasingly demanding an in-depth understanding of low carbon techniques and practices in order to comply with new legislation and standards aimed at creating a more energy-efficient built environment. We were delighted when the Estates Team returned to seek our help with their ambitious STEM building project, which was a clear indication of their confidence in our sustainability credentials" said GB Group executive chairman, Martin Smout

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‘Sustainable construction is in our DNA’ [Published Public Sector Executive - 4 hours ago]
Retrofit achieves lower fuel bills [Published Professional Builder - Apr 14 2014]
Unlocking the true potential for credit [Published Gulf News - Apr 06 2014]
Changing paradigm in GCC banking [Published Gulf Times - Mar 30 2014]
MoneyGulf.com Research Publication - Why bank l... [Published Zawya.com - Mar 30 2014]
UAE's new credit bureau says 'ready to launch' [Published Arabian Business - Mar 30 2014]
Covert mission: Why is Obama's administration h... [Published Sott.net - Mar 29 2014]
Certified European Passive House Designer Course [Published BRE - Mar 27 2014]
The square route to sustainability [Published Building4change - Mar 24 2014]
Bradford Uni gets STEM Passivhaus [Published UniversityBusiness.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
GB : on target to deliver UK'S first Passivhaus... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 24 2014]
£3 million University of Bradford facility achi... [Published B Daily - Mar 18 2014]
Bradford building on course for double ranking [Published Timber in Construction - Mar 18 2014]
New university building both Passivhaus and Out... [Published Green Building Press - Mar 18 2014]
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