Is your software a good fit?

Have you ever noticed how many different software tools you use at your work place? Ever since the rise of technology, companies have invested billions into new software programs. The need for different programs for different problems across safety, health, environmental and quality performance is vast. The likelihood is that your information is scattered across … Continue reading “Is your software a good fit?”

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Improving Construction & Demolition Waste Data

“UK waste data needs improving” – say BRE specialists Specialists in construction and demolition (C&D) waste at BRE, have recently completed a study to assess the shape of information regarding C&D waste in the UK. This is part of the work the BRE Trust is doing to help in building a better world together. Below … Continue reading “Improving Construction & Demolition Waste Data”

Construction & Excel – An average formula

At a time where data has the power to make or break organisations within the construction industry, having the right tools for managing various aspects of your projects, sites or organisation as a whole – is paramount. Audits have shown that nearly 90% of spreadsheets with over 150 rows include errors; with there being a 1 in … Continue reading “Construction & Excel – An average formula”

Black Friday – The sustainability and safety cost

On the last Friday of November our high streets, shopping centres and computers now play host to the busiest consumer day of the year – Black Friday. This day signals the start of a manic weekend of ‘deals’ in the lead up to Christmas. Now who doesn’t like to get a new TV at 50% off … Continue reading “Black Friday – The sustainability and safety cost”

Waste Hierarchy – European Week for Waste Reduction

This week it is the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR); an initiative aiming to raise awareness regarding sustainable resourcing and waste management within private and public sectors as well as the general public. One of the core messages of the EWWR awareness week are the “3Rs” – reduce, reuse and recycle. These actions for … Continue reading “Waste Hierarchy – European Week for Waste Reduction”

SmartWaste Version 3 Update: What's What?

As part of our continuing development and improvement of our SmartWaste digital tool under the new SiteSmart brand, the version 3 update brings our users new modules and increased capabilities in reporting and presenting data. Today, Monday 7 November, the launch of this new release will further the ability for users to improve on project … Continue reading “SmartWaste Version 3 Update: What's What?”

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RWM – Waste Data Opportunities

The Resource Waste Management (RWM) event, which took place in September, is a unique event covering all aspects of waste management. The event not only provided a platform for networking and showcasing management tools but also hosted expert talks and panel discussions on elements such as the circular economy, technology options and opportunities for progress … Continue reading “RWM – Waste Data Opportunities”

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SiteSmart & BRE at Digital Construction Week

You might have seen that BRE is partnering with Digital Construction Week (taking place next week, 26 & 27 October 2016), championing the event as Digital Knowledge Partner and fielding three expert speakers. ‘BRE is committed to helping the built environment sector benefit from the use of digital technologies and rich data enabled products and services’, these … Continue reading “SiteSmart & BRE at Digital Construction Week”

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Digital Tool Training: Maximising User Knowledge

Digital tools, such as BRE’s SmartWaste and YellowJacket software tools, have created huge possibilities in terms of project management, efficiency and data collection for construction professionals. SmartWaste helps companies through environmental monitoring and data interpretation across the entire supply chain, and YellowJacket through improving health, safety and well-being in order to maximise savings on time, … Continue reading “Digital Tool Training: Maximising User Knowledge”