SES Engineering Services become the first M&E contractor to receive a BIM certification

Photo by Peter White. From left to right: Guy Hammersley, BIM Director at BRE, Martin Howe, National BIM Manager at SES Paul Oakley, BIM Director at BRE caught up with Martin Howe, National BIM Manager at SES, about the company’s recently awarded BRE Global BIM Business Systems Certification at Ecobuild, which demonstrates a company’s compliance with the … Continue reading “SES Engineering Services become the first M&E contractor to receive a BIM certification”

BRE Academy launches new BREEAM Associate qualification to enhance supply chain delivery

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded.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 BRE Academy has today announced the launch of BREEAM Associate, a new qualification that has been designed to ensure delivery teams and clients can be effective and proactive, armed with … Continue reading “BRE Academy launches new BREEAM Associate qualification to enhance supply chain delivery”

Daikin achieves world first with responsible sourcing rating for air conditioning units

Daikin Europe N.V. has become the first manufacturer of HVAC equipment in the world to achieve the BRE’s internationally respected BES 6001 responsible sourcing standard for its VRV air conditioning system, providing the industry with third party verification of its supply chain. The BES 6001 standard was developed by the BRE to demonstrate responsible sourcing … Continue reading “Daikin achieves world first with responsible sourcing rating for air conditioning units”

BRE National Solar Centre launches good practice guide for solar car parks

New guidance* from the BRE National Solar Centre launched at Ecobuild today, shows how car park owners can maximize the economic and environmental performance of their assets by deploying PV technologies. Director of the BRE National Solar Centre Jonny Williams said ‘Solar carports are an excellent way of improving the car-parking experience, whilst also generating … Continue reading “BRE National Solar Centre launches good practice guide for solar car parks”

SES is first MEP company to achieve BRE BIM certification

SES Engineering Services (SES) has become the first mechanical, electrical and plumbing contractor (MEP) to achieve BRE BIM Level 2 Business Certification one month ahead of the government’s  public sector project compliance deadline. A specialist in off-site manufacture, SES has been an early adopter of BIM, using 3D modelling on projects for over 15 years … Continue reading “SES is first MEP company to achieve BRE BIM certification”

Accelerate to Innovate – Seeking Digital Technologies for the Built Environment

We’re really excited to be partnering with CIOB and Construction Manager again this year. Building on the success of last year’s Dragon’s versus Innovators session, we are seeking digital technologies to be paired up with an industry mentor. Digital innovators with fresh ideas for apps, software tools or digital technologies for construction are invited to … Continue reading “Accelerate to Innovate – Seeking Digital Technologies for the Built Environment”

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, a day for celebrating the achievements of women across the world for more than a century, but to also highlight that there are further goals to accomplish in order to move towards gender parity. Here at BRE, our success is very much dependent on the diversity of people, skills, talents, … Continue reading “International Women’s Day”