New straightforward guide to Energy Management and Building Controls published by BRE and ESTA

A new briefing paper from BRE and the Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA) aims to simplify the operational aspects of energy management and building controls. Its author wants to encourage uptake of the technologies so that building owners and occupiers can benefit from better indoor environments that promote well-being, which are more carbon efficient … Continue reading “New straightforward guide to Energy Management and Building Controls published by BRE and ESTA”

New Managing Director announced for BRE’s certification business

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. Dr Debbie Smith OBE has been appointed as the new Managing Director of BRE Global, the certification arm of building science centre BRE which incorporates international brands such as BREEAM and … Continue reading “New Managing Director announced for BRE’s certification business”

Modular construction specialists McAvoy awarded BRE BIM certification first

The McAvoy Group who specialise in modular buildings for the health, education and hospitality sectors have become the first UK offsite construction company to achieve BRE BIM Level 2 business systems certification. This means that McAvoy can demonstrate compliance with the UK Government’s new BIM Level 2 requirement for centrally procured construction projects which came … Continue reading “Modular construction specialists McAvoy awarded BRE BIM certification first”

Built environment science centre BRE launches new venture in China

The new body will support China’s endeavours to develop its towns and cities in a more sustainable way and help it meet its COP21 carbon reduction commitment. Special Envoy for Sustainable Urbanisation to China Sir Michael Bear officially launched BRE China at a ceremony in the city of Shenzhen earlier today attended by key figureheads … Continue reading “Built environment science centre BRE launches new venture in China”