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2018 Project Blue Planet

This year we have set a company-wide challenge to create a more sustainable office environment. It involves us all, thinking carefully about what packaging we use, how we place orders and how we purchase and… Read more »

London Goes Zero Carbon

The Greater London Authority (GLA) has the power to enforce policy that normal local authorities cannot and an assessment indicated that a zero carbon standard would not compromise housing viability. London Plan Policy 5.2 sets… Read more »

Ventilation – getting it right on site

Controlled ventilation is vital to new and converted properties and Part F of the Building Regulations requires it is tested or commissioned prior to completion. If ventilation is not addressed properly, then moisture and other… Read more »

Helping you manage your BREEAM Assessments

BREEAM is an internationally established and widely recognised sustainability standard primarily for commercial buildings but also covering domestic refurbishment projects. BREEAM schemes consider all aspects of a building’s design, management and construction to ensure it… Read more »

Overheating in Classrooms

If you are involved in the design, specification or construction of school classrooms, you will be aware that these are spaces that can soon overheat. Recent surveys have shown how this can have a significant… Read more »

Part F Testing

It is very important to ensure adequate ventilation in buildings, particularly those built to a very air tight standard. As Building Regulations requires buildings to be built to higher levels of air tightness, issues can… Read more »

The Home Quality Mark

The Home Quality Mark (HQM) scheme has been developed to fill the void left following the Government’s announcement that the CSH scheme is to finish. Developers had expressed the need for some type of process… Read more »

MES 10,000 km challenge

Here at MES we don’t sit still for long. Hot on the heels of our September 2016 triathlon event, we have decided to spend this year clocking up a combined 10,000km target by whatever self-propelled… Read more »