BRE reveals potential solution for improving the measurement of heat losses from solid wall homes

Partners Salford University and Finnish university Arcada have created the winning concept in a BRE competition to find a tool for rapid and accurate measurement of the thermal performance of solid walls in homes. Beating off contenders from a number of specialist organisations in the metrology sector, the partners will now receive some funding from … Continue reading “BRE reveals potential solution for improving the measurement of heat losses from solid wall homes”

BRE briefing paper shows simple changes to the homes of older people could save the NHS over £600million a year

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. The briefing paper ‘Homes and Ageing in England’, prepared by BRE on behalf of Public Health England, builds on the earlier BRE publication ‘The cost of poor housing to the NHS’ … Continue reading “BRE briefing paper shows simple changes to the homes of older people could save the NHS over £600million a year”

BREEAM’s significant contribution to carbon reduction detailed in new study

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. Study shows typical BREEAM Excellent building saves in excess of 30% CO2. A new briefing paper gives an overview of sustainability standard BREEAM’s contribution to global carbon reduction in buildings. Published … Continue reading “BREEAM’s significant contribution to carbon reduction detailed in new study”