How YellowJacket helped TMJ Interiors overcome their H&S challenges – the story

Earlier this month, BRE Digital Tools’ Jo Goodwin spoke to Teresa Gorham, QuESH Manager for TMJ Interiors, to find out more about their experience with BRE YellowJacket and how the tool helps their business. Teresa explained what challenge they were facing and what using YellowJacket provided them.    

New Asset Risk and Resilience training course

Risk is inherent in everything we do and uncertainties need to be managed. Organisations are becoming increasingly aware of the fundamental need to manage risk as a major part of their management and future business strategies. An enterprise-wide approach to risk management allows organisations to consider the potential impact of all types of risks upon … Continue reading “New Asset Risk and Resilience training course”

Comprehensive BIM certification for leading contractor

  Guy Hammersley, BIM Director at BRE finds out how Willmott Dixon benefits from their three recent BIM certifications for Construction, Partnership Homes and Interiors. Garry Fannon, Richard Kelsey and Amador Caballero speak about BIM Level 2 Business Systems Certification as a natural step in their company’s progression and BIM commitments towards their customers.    BIM Level 2 is government-driven, … Continue reading “Comprehensive BIM certification for leading contractor”

Interview: New YellowJacket tool to help improve process efficiency

In working with a variety of clients, helping them to measure and improve performance through adopting lean construction techniques on construction sites, BRE has found that many sites come across issues with process efficiency. Often half the time spent in the construction process is adding little or no value to the client – leaving contractors … Continue reading “Interview: New YellowJacket tool to help improve process efficiency”

Industry’s most widely used H & S tool tackles productivity issues

12,000 users of BRE’s health and safety tool YellowJacket are set to benefit from a new lean construction tracking feature that will help them measure and improve productivity in the onsite delivery of their construction projects.  The tool enhancement comes hot on the heels of a recent announcement by Head of the Infrastructure Commission Lord … Continue reading “Industry’s most widely used H & S tool tackles productivity issues”

McBains Cooper awarded BRE BIM Level 2 business certification

Multidisciplinary consultancy McBains Cooper is the latest organisation to be awarded BRE Global BIM Level 2 business certification. This achievement independently demonstrates their compliance with the BIM requirements of the UKs largest construction client – the UK government. Delivering professional services in property, infrastructure and construction sectors across the UK, Europe and the Americas, the … Continue reading “McBains Cooper awarded BRE BIM Level 2 business certification”

Isover insulation awarded independent environmental mark of approval

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. Two insulation product families from leading manufacturer Isover (part of the Saint-Gobain Group), have been certificated to BRE Global’s Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) scheme in line with EN 15804 – the … Continue reading “Isover insulation awarded independent environmental mark of approval”

BRE remains committed to building a better world together with partners in Europe and beyond

As an international centre of excellence for the built environment, BRE provides customers worldwide with robust, science-based standards, certification schemes, training and qualifications that help them create better products, buildings, homes and communities. While the people of the UK have voted to leave the EU, we remain completely committed to bringing the best of building … Continue reading “BRE remains committed to building a better world together with partners in Europe and beyond”

BRE launches new tool to help drive more take up of Environmental Product Declarations

– New BRE Life Cycle Assessment tool will provide a straightforward route to EPD for a much wider audience than previously possible – BRE’s new online Life Cycle Assessment tool – LINA – goes live today enabling companies and trade associations to assess their products in line with EN 15804*, the European standard for the … Continue reading “BRE launches new tool to help drive more take up of Environmental Product Declarations”