BRE Welcomes Richard Harrington MP’s Announcement

BRE Welcomes Richard Harrington MP’s Announcement at BRE, Watford, of £72 million Government funding to the Transforming Construction Alliance (TCA) to deliver a national Core Innovation Hub (CIH) Download images here Formed to drive innovation and technological advances in the UK construction and infrastructure sectors, the TCA brings together the specialist expertise of BRE – … Continue reading “BRE Welcomes Richard Harrington MP’s Announcement”

10 Years on from the Climate Change Act (2008), BRE Celebrates more than 20,000 BREEAM Assessed Buildings in the UK

BRE’s flagship scheme has assessed more than 20,000 buildings[i] in the UK over the last decade, significantly supporting the net reduction of the nation’s CO2 emissions. Office buildings assessed to the BREEAM New Construction standard, present greater CO2 emissions savings: approximately 23%, higher than the regulatory baseline. Predicted CO2 emissions savings in BREEAM Excellent rated … Continue reading “10 Years on from the Climate Change Act (2008), BRE Celebrates more than 20,000 BREEAM Assessed Buildings in the UK”

BREEAM Projects integration comes to IES TaP for BREEAM UK New Construction 2018

Following the success of the initial integration of IES TaP with BREEAM Projects for the BREEAM International New Construction 2016 scheme last year, the IES TaP team are delighted to announce this latest integration. It is the first of its kind for the BREEAM UK New Construction 2018 scheme, and will bring even greater efficiencies … Continue reading “BREEAM Projects integration comes to IES TaP for BREEAM UK New Construction 2018”

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BRE and USGBC announce new partnership

The world’s leading built environment organisations announce the first building quality and performance partnership of its kind BRE and USGBC will partner to deliver global market solutions to raise sustainability standards and deliver greater value. BRE (the Building Research Establishment) and USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council) have announced a partnership that will promote the expertise … Continue reading “BRE and USGBC announce new partnership”

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BRE and Loughborough University complete first phase refurbishment of Dementia-friendly demonstration home

Download images here The first phase of a new ‘dementia-friendly’ home on BRE’s Watford Innovation Park, has been completed, having been further developed in partnership by BRE – the leading building science research centre and experts from Loughborough University. The building has been adapted to help educate housebuilders, carers and relatives on how to better … Continue reading “BRE and Loughborough University complete first phase refurbishment of Dementia-friendly demonstration home”

BRE awards Allen & Overy LLP SABRE ‘Excellent’ Certification for One Bishops Square

The headquarters of Allen & Overy LLP – the international law firm – has achieved In-Use certification to SABRE, BRE’s new security certification scheme for buildings, infrastructure and managed space. One Bishops Square is situated in the heart of the modern Spitalfields market area on the fringe of the City of London. Designed by Norman … Continue reading “BRE awards Allen & Overy LLP SABRE ‘Excellent’ Certification for One Bishops Square”