Changes to Hea 06 Security in the draft BREEAM NC 2018

Changes to Hea 06 Security in the draft BREEAM NC 2018

The draft BREEAM New Construction 2018 scheme was recently released. In this post I take a look at Hea 06 security, and see what changes are in store for Security Needs Assessments.

3 ways that security design could be helping to lease your speculative office development, but possibly isn’t…

3 ways that security design could be helping to lease your speculative office development, but possibly isn’t…

Security design for speculative office developments should contribute more than a scattering of cameras on plans. Sustainability, tenant tech and operations can all demonstrably benefit from security design information in support of the leasing of commercial space.

3 Sources of Official UK Counter Terrorism Guidance

3 Sources of Official UK Counter Terrorism Guidance

Following the terrorist attack on the Manchester Arena, a list of resources for property developers, owners, operators, tenants and architects concerned with counter terrorism in the design of public spaces.

Should your BREEAM Assessment include a Security Needs Assessment?

Should your BREEAM Assessment include a Security Needs Assessment?

What is a BREEAM Security Needs Assessment? Who can complete one for your project, and what should you look out for to ensure that the points can be achieved?

Should you go for a Secured By Design award for your building?

Should you go for a Secured By Design award for your building?

The first in a series of articles looking at the range of security design and assessment schemes and standards for buildings in the UK. Secured By Design (SBD) is “The official UK Police flagship initiative combining the principles of 'designing out crime' with physical security”. Should your construction project go for the badge?