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Understanding BREEAM

August 5, 2010

BREEAM is an environmental measurement system for rating green buildings in the UK. Established in 1990 as a tool to measure the sustainability of new non-domestic buildings, BREEAM covers a range of building types including offices, retail, education, industrial and multi-residential dwellings. The BREEAM assessment methods look at a range... View Article

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The New Flood and Water Management Act

June 25, 2010

The new Flood and Water Management Act received Royal Assent on the 8th April 2010 and aims to make improvements to both flood risk management and the way we manage water resources. The Act clarifies roles and responsibilities with relation to reducing the likelihood and impact of flooding. Local authorities... View Article

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Waldeck appearing at Sustainable Living Exhibition, 23rd & 24th June 2010

June 14, 2010

Waldeck will be appearing at the Sustainable Living Exhibition within the 126th Lincolnshire Show, one of the East Midlands’ most popular and prestigious events. As sustainable design specialists, Waldeck will be expanding on the high level of interest it received at Ecobuild 2010 from developers, architects, consultants, local authorities and... View Article

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Flood Risk Assessments for Planning Applications

June 7, 2010

In England and Wales, the Environmental Agency requires planning applications to include a Flood Risk Assessment in areas that are known to be at risk of flooding or are greater than 1ha in area. Flood Risk Assessments are required to be completed according to a set of guidelines called Planning... View Article

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Sustainable design consultancy brings real benefits

May 6, 2010

Waldeck is a market leader in sustainable design and is offering sustainable consultancy services that not only bring environmental benefits but also help the all important bottom line. Our team of sustainable design consultants understand the changing legislation regarding the new Code for Sustainable Homes and we are one of... View Article

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