APRES network launches white paper on responsible and ethical sourcing in construction

APRES – a network of industry and academic partners committed to embedding the responsible and ethical sourcing of materials, products and services into the construction industry has published a best practice white paper. Aimed at construction clients, contractors, manufactures and professional bodies, the paper includes an Eight Pathways to Best Practice model which is designed … Continue reading “APRES network launches white paper on responsible and ethical sourcing in construction”

European Construction Institute joins BRE

The European Construction Institute (ECI) has become part of BRE alongside Constructing Excellence with effect from 1 September 2017. Working with and for its membership, the ECI mission is to drive project execution and delivery best practice across the international engineering construction sector. The move is designed to strengthen and grow the ECI membership and … Continue reading “European Construction Institute joins BRE”

LPS 2084 certification, ductwork inspection, cleaning and maintenance, Overclean

NAADUK recommend gaining LPS 2084 – the new LPCB ductwork standard

Overclean Ltd.’s Chairman, Peter Reid, was presented with Overclean’s LPS 2084 certificate by Debbie Smith, Managing Director of BRE Global at the recent open day celebrating BRE Trust’s 20th anniversary. Peter Reid said “Overclean, are delighted to have LPCB approval which for the first time gives clients the independent monitoring of the duct maintenance industry. … Continue reading “NAADUK recommend gaining LPS 2084 – the new LPCB ductwork standard”

International diversification delivers strong outturn for the BRE Group

BRE Trust* Chair James Wates attributed the BRE Group’s strong financial performance in 2016-17 to international diversification at the 21st Trust AGM today. He also highlighted the critical importance of BRE in maintaining its independence, which has been so valued by Government, property owners and occupants in the aftermath of the Grenfell tower fire. In … Continue reading “International diversification delivers strong outturn for the BRE Group”

Opus gains first BRE Global BIM Level 2 certification in New Zealand

Multi-disciplinary infrastructure consultancy Opus becomes the first company to achieve BRE Global BIM Level 2 Business Systems certification for New Zealand offices Headquartered in New Zealand and operating world wide, Opus is continuing its push to roll out BIM Level 2 certification across its global business. Following the certification of its Cardiff office last year, the … Continue reading “Opus gains first BRE Global BIM Level 2 certification in New Zealand”