BRE Global database of certified thermal details and products goes live

A free online database of certified thermal details and products has gone live. Aimed at manufacturers, suppliers, specifiers and designers, it includes a range of government accredited construction details, as well as details, products and elements that have been certified under BRE Global’s certified thermal details and products scheme which was launched earlier this year. … Continue reading “BRE Global database of certified thermal details and products goes live”

BRE to take centre stage at official launch of Scotland Hong Kong Centre for Carbon Innovation

BRE to take centre stage at official launch of Scotland Hong Kong Centre for Carbon Innovation On Thursday 30 July at the Hong Kong Science Park, Rufus Logan, Scottish Director of the Building Research Establishment (BRE) will join Sir Timothy O’Shea, Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, and Nicola Sturgeon, as the … Continue reading “BRE to take centre stage at official launch of Scotland Hong Kong Centre for Carbon Innovation”

BREEAM leads in the European real estate market

Figures released in a report today by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors show that the number of commercial properties in Europe now carrying a sustainability certification mark has increased by 64% since the preceding survey in 2013. BREEAM maintains its status as the preferred sustainability standard for new and existing commercial real estate across Europe … Continue reading “BREEAM leads in the European real estate market”

BRE Trust publishes latest research findings online

A report detailing some of the UK’s latest built environment research, ranging from the effects of lighting on human health to reducing waste in infrastructure projects, is now freely available. The latest annual BRE Trust Review summarises recently completed projects funded through the BRE Trust’s research programme in the areas of sustainability, fire, energy, health … Continue reading “BRE Trust publishes latest research findings online”

BRE Academy collaborates with BRANZ to deliver BIM training in New Zealand

The BRE Academy, the leading provider of training for the built environment is pleased to announce a new collaboration with BRANZ, an independent and impartial research, testing, consulting and information company. Part of the BRE Group with a heritage of conducting world leading science-based research for over 90 years, the BRE Academy applies this knowledge … Continue reading “BRE Academy collaborates with BRANZ to deliver BIM training in New Zealand”

Innovation Park launched by BRE and partners in Gui’an, China

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. Governor Ma of Gui’an New District in China and UK Special Envoy for Sustainable Urbanisation to China Sir Michael Bear officially launched a building innovation park in the Gui’an, Guizhou Province … Continue reading “Innovation Park launched by BRE and partners in Gui’an, China”

BRE Academy and IEMA collaboration will bring benefits to members

Following the recently-announced collaboration between the BRE Academy and the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA)*, new discounts and benefits will be available from the end of July to members of each organisation. Members of the BRE Academy, the leading training provider for the built environment, and IEMA, the professional body for over 15,000 … Continue reading “BRE Academy and IEMA collaboration will bring benefits to members”

BRE named Sustainable Company of the Year at Construction News Awards Dinner

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. Building science centre BRE received the prestigious Construction News award for Sustainable Company of the Year at a celebratory dinner in the Grosvenor Hotel Park Lane, London last night. The award … Continue reading “BRE named Sustainable Company of the Year at Construction News Awards Dinner”