Steel beam fire protection systems feel the heat from new BRE test rig

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. BRE has installed a new rig that tests the fire protection systems used on the steel frame beams which play a critical role in maintaining the load bearing capacity of multi-storey buildings in … Continue reading “Steel beam fire protection systems feel the heat from new BRE test rig”

HLM awarded BIM certification ahead of government’s 2016 deadline

RIBA award winning architects HLM join a growing number of progressive companies who have been awarded BRE Global’s BIM Level 2 Business Systems Certification scheme ahead of the government’s April 2016 deadline for public sector project compliance. BRE Global’s BIM Level 2 Business Systems Certification scheme assesses a business in relation to its BIM capability … Continue reading “HLM awarded BIM certification ahead of government’s 2016 deadline”

BIM badge of compliance awarded to Adept consulting engineers

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. Adept is the UK’s first civil & structural engineering firm to achieve BRE Global BIM Level 2 Business Systems Certification. The certificate is awarded to Adept three months in advance of Government’s … Continue reading “BIM badge of compliance awarded to Adept consulting engineers”

BRE ensures ongoing legacy for Institute for Sustainability

Building science centre BRE has acquired key assets of the Institute for Sustainability (IfS), the sustainable development organisation focussed on innovation and knowledge transfer to improve cities and communities in the UK and Europe. Since 2009 IfS has instigated a number of pioneering projects like Low Carbon London – which explored how the city could … Continue reading “BRE ensures ongoing legacy for Institute for Sustainability”