Mark Farmer’s keynote at BRE’s offsite construction workshop

Modern methods of construction was the topic of discussion at BRE’s workshop – Raising the Bar for Offsite Construction – held on the 26th April 2018. Nick Whitehouse, from Buildoffsite, welcomed a packed lecture theatre and industry experts from across the supply chain. With modular construction potentially having a large part to play in addressing … Continue reading “Mark Farmer’s keynote at BRE’s offsite construction workshop”

New products to support sustainability, efficiency, and workplace safety, launched at BRE China Annual Conference

New products designed to support China’s drive for increased construction industry sustainability and efficiency, and workplace safety, have been launched at the second BRE China Annual Conference, on 18 April at the Waldorf Astoria in Shanghai. They include two digital tools, adapted for use in China with the help of Chinese software developers. The first … Continue reading “New products to support sustainability, efficiency, and workplace safety, launched at BRE China Annual Conference”

BRE and Measurabl announce leading-edge integration with the BREEAM Standard to improve the financial performance of commercial real estate

BREEAM’s API with the Measurabl platform offers an easy way for facility managers and building owners to save time and improve accuracy of sustainability reporting and third party certification. San Francisco/San Diego – Wednesday, April 18, 2018. — BRE have today announced the launch of its integration of BREEAM, the world’s leading sustainability assessment method … Continue reading “BRE and Measurabl announce leading-edge integration with the BREEAM Standard to improve the financial performance of commercial real estate”

BRE launches online self-assessment tool for ethical labour sourcing

Online Ethical Labour Sourcing standard (BES 6002) developed to provide a framework for businesses to self-assess to better understand their corporate governance profile including human rights responsibilities Dr Shamir Ghumra, Director of Sustainable Products at BRE, says in today’s globalised market place, where there are 45.8million people across 167 countries in modern slavery*, human rights due … Continue reading “BRE launches online self-assessment tool for ethical labour sourcing”

BRE Global report for the Met Police’s Grenfell fire investigation

BRE has been under contract to the Met Police to provide expert advice in their investigation following the Grenfell fire. Any press enquiries on this should be referred to the Met Police. BRE Global – BR 135 classified external cladding systems Following the tragic fire that occurred at Grenfell Tower in June 2017, BRE Global … Continue reading “BRE Global report for the Met Police’s Grenfell fire investigation”