15 October 2012
See below (in events) for details of the Generation for Change launch event taking place in Reading on 7 November...
19 July 2012
the Berkshire Club has continued its successful start into 2012, with 4 well-attended events already: BIM Reading Station Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE): How is it for you? Waste Not, Want Not!
20 February 2012
On 13 March, from 5.30 at Clarks Legal, Forbury Square, Reading, the Berkshire Club will be hosting the following event (see events pages for more details): Speakers: Scott Witchalls, Partner Peter Brett Associates Paul Newman, Network Rail The Reading station area is currently going through an £850M rail infrastructure upgrade which will be a catalyst for the wider development and regeneration of the whole area. Construction work is now well underway. The speakers will give an ov...
19 September 2011
The New CE Berkshire Club is happy to welcome anyone to its comittee meetings and would welcome any parties who wish to host or organise events for the members. The current committee is made up of the following individuals:
08 September 2011
The next CE Berkshire Club event will be held on 9 November 2011 (venue TBA). The event will centre around the decision to retrofit or rebuild and the involvement of the Green Deal - watch this space for more details.
07 September 2011
We want to understand your interests so we can deliver the events and activities to address them and help your company. We would be extremely grateful if you could spare the time to complete and return the following confidential questionnaire it should take less than 4 minutes to complete. Your responses will only be used by Constructing Excellence Berkshire it will not be passed to any third parties or used for other purposes and will be used to help us arrange events that are pertinent to ...
07 September 2011
You can join the Berkshire Club online by following the link and paying your subscription. The first event is free, but future event's wont be!
12 August 2011
The new Berkshire Club of Constructing Excellence has been formed by a number of leading companies in the region. The committee would welcome new members and/or attendees at committee meetings.
23 June 2011
We are delighted to announce that the Berkshire Constructing Excellence Club is relaunching.
09 November 2011
Retrofit or Rebuild? Decisions - Application of the AUDE decision making tool. Design - Passivhaus as design approach to retrofit. Finance - The opportunities presented by the Green Deal.
31 January 2012
"Government will require fully collaborative 3D BIM as a minimum by 2016" (Government Construction Strategy, May 2011). The ability to grasp the essence of "Information Modelling" and BIM-based collaborative working is therefore becoming a core business competence in construction. In this Constructing Excellence Seminar David Evans (Tekla) will uncover potentials of BIM software and touch upon the future of BIM. Graeme Forbes (Kier) and Jonathan Lock (ARUP) on the other hand will present exam...
13 March 2012
The Reading station area is currently going through an £850M rail infrastructure upgrade which will be a catalyst for the wider development and regeneration of the whole area. Construction work is now well underway.
13 March 2012
Reading Station Area Major Upgrade and Regeneration Dont believe everything you see on Panorama
17 May 2012
Few landlords, occupiers, consultants, contractors or suppliers yet have any kind of structured monitoring of how well the assets they created actually perform at best they reach the end of the defects liability period before archiving the project and moving on. Only a few enlightened companies yet use POE (Post Occupancy Evaluation) as a means to continuously improve their offering, demonstrably differentiate themselves in the market on asset performance, and identify new business and continu...
02 July 2012
Recent guidance on the definition of waste, supported by the EA, means that there are increased opportunities for the reuse of wastes and other materials on and off site. This has sustainability as well as cost and programme benefits for developers, contractors and their advisors.
07 November 2012
G4C was established in 1998 as the junior branch of Constructing Excellence. Following Constructing Excellence's lead in collaborative practice, G4C seeks to harness the power of the next generation of construction professionals in order to drive change for the better by improving the way the industry functions and the subsequent asset outcomes it provides to society.