Solar assurance the BRE way

Next week at the Solar PV Summit, BRE will be launching a certification scheme for large scale solar – an area of the UK solar market that is not currently regulated for installation quality. The certification scheme will provide an ongoing impartial assessment of solar PV installations above 50kW. The purpose of the scheme is … Continue reading “Solar assurance the BRE way”

BRE Centre for Resilience responds to risk report from Committee on Climate Change

Dr Stephen Garvin, Director of BRE Centre for Resilience responds to the risk assessment issued today to Government by the Committee on Climate Change. The report ‘UK Climate Change Risk Assessment Evidence Report’ sets out the most urgent risks and opportunities arising for the UK from climate change and represents more than three years of work involving hundreds … Continue reading “BRE Centre for Resilience responds to risk report from Committee on Climate Change”

BIM certification builds up business strength and industry recognition

Guy Hammersley, BIM Director at BRE caught up with Prater Associate Director Stuart Whiting and BIM Coordinator Ed Arnold to hear about how achieving BRE Global BIM Business Systems Certification has added to their business strength. How long have you been using BIM in your projects and what have been the main challenges so far? This would be … Continue reading “BIM certification builds up business strength and industry recognition”

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 wellbeing 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”

McAvoy Group’s BIM journey is not driven by a market need, but by a vision to be market leaders

The first offsite modular firm to secure a BIM Level 2 certification, McAvoy’s Design Manager David Clark explains how the BRE Global BIM Business Systems Certification  reinforces their position as a leading provider of construction services within the education, health, leisure/accommodation and commercial/infrastructure sectors. How long have you been using BIM in your projects and … Continue reading “McAvoy Group’s BIM journey is not driven by a market need, but by a vision to be market leaders”