BRE Trust reports on latest built environment research

BRE Trust has published its annual review of some of the latest built environment research. Available online, the report outlines research projects and activities across areas ranging from infrastructure sustainability and resilience to occupant welleing and energy. Projects The BRE Trust Review includes summaries of completed projects and their results including the three-year Future Cities … Continue reading “BRE Trust reports on latest built environment research”

BRE National Solar Centre unveils new PV Certification Scheme

With an estimated 870,000 solar photovoltaic (PV) installations already in operation across the UK in homes and commercial buildings, BRE Global, part of the independent, world leading building science centre and authority on all aspects of the built environment BRE Group, is to unveil a new Certification Scheme in a bid to standardise current practises. … Continue reading “BRE National Solar Centre unveils new PV Certification Scheme”

Keep Calm and Produce EPD

Following the decision for the UK to leave the EU and the political turmoil that has subsequently followed there have been many questions as to what Brexit will mean for our nation. One of these aspects relates to our involvement in European Standard committees of which BRE are actively involved in. BSI as our national … Continue reading “Keep Calm and Produce EPD”

McLaughlin & Harvey achieves BRE BIM Level 2 certification

McLaughlin & Harvey becomes the first construction company in Scotland to be awarded BRE Global BIM Level 2 Business Systems Certification. Operating throughout the UK and Ireland, building, civil engineering and facilities management contractor McLaughlin & Harvey has joined the growing ranks of forward-looking companies with BIM credentials. ‘We are very proud of achieving this … Continue reading “McLaughlin & Harvey achieves BRE BIM Level 2 certification”

First week overview

Hello again!   I am presently on the last day of my first week, and well, time flies! All happens so quickly, I met a lot of great people, I had the chance to see very interesting projects and give my opinion on them. Long story short, everything goes well, and I get to do … Continue reading “First week overview”

BRE Group appoints two new non-executive directors to its board

Chief Executive of the University College of Estate Management Ashley Wheaton and Non-executive Director of the National Physical Laboratory Brigid Sutcliffe have been appointed to the BRE Group board. Brigid is an experienced non-executive director and chartered accountant with a background in management consulting, professional services and business transformation. She has held senior positions at … Continue reading “BRE Group appoints two new non-executive directors to its board”

Study a University of Hertfordshire part time BA (Hons) Construction Management

This programme aims to provide the education and skills to enable employers to develop a suitably qualified workforce of construction site managers. Students will also be provided with a Professional Mentor to support them in the process of applying for CIOB professional recognition (with the CIOB e portfolio). The programme has been developed in close … Continue reading “Study a University of Hertfordshire part time BA (Hons) Construction Management”

BRE: First impressions

Hi, I am Mathieu, a newly arrived BRE intern, coming straight from France!   I will be blogging quite a bit during my five weeks long internship, to share my impressions with you all! I arrived on Monday the 11th, and my supervisor, Orivaldo, showed me around the buildings and Innovation Park. How surprising! I don’t … Continue reading “BRE: First impressions”