Next month, BRE Academy will be three years old. Today we are a 17 strong team, and growing fast. What started as putting all the amazing learning that BRE was sharing under one roof is now a full Academy, sharing knowledge and delivering professional qualifications. Most of these services are now accessible through the new … Continue reading “Staying at the top of the game in built environment training”
In response to a key recommendation from Defra’s recent Property Resilience Action Plan, BRE Global is launching a new certification scheme for independent property flood resilience surveyors. Certificated surveyors will provide property owners with impartial information about the measures needed to make their homes and businesses more resilient to flooding. Supported by training from the … Continue reading “BRE Global to launch a new certification scheme for property flood resilience surveyors”
BREEAM and GRESB are partnering to recognise the achievement of the real estate community in achieving high performance levels in responsible and sustainable real estate investment.
BRE Academy’s BREEAM Associate course has won a prestigious CIBSE Building Performance Training Programme Award.
The Environment Agency, with the help of BRE, has just published a new Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) guidance document as part of a waste site operator permit. It requires strict limits on waste pile sizes and how they are stored in order to reduce the risk of fires. The guidance was developed following close collaboration … Continue reading “Reducing the risk of fires on Waste Sites”
BRE’s training arm the BRE Academy, were awarded the CIBSE Building Performance Training Programme of the year award for their BREEAM Associate course at the CIBSE Award ceremony in London last night. Judged by a panel of distinguished industry leaders, the awards recognise the people, products and projects that demonstrate engineering excellence in the built … Continue reading “CIBSE’s best training programme award goes to BRE Academy”
BRE Global has signed a mutual recognition agreement with the German based Institute of the Built Environment (IBU), an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) scheme operator with customers across Europe. The agreement was announced at architects trade fair BAU2017 in Munich. It means that companies who have BRE verified EPD and are listed on http://www.greenbooklive.com can … Continue reading “BRE and German built environment institute to mutually recognise EPD”
Gwyn Roberts gives his thoughts on the UK Government’s Housing White Paper.
A flood resilient prototype home has been launched to show the most effective ways to protect homes against flood damage and limit disruption. World renowned building science centre BRE has developed the ‘Resilient House’ to show how practical measures can be installed in a home to prevent flood water entering a property. These simple solutions … Continue reading “BRE launches new flood resilient demonstration home”
BRE and the International WELL Building Institute™ pbc (IWBI™) have today published a briefing paper which outlines how certified BREEAM credits may be used to demonstrate compliance with WELL.