BRE Academy expands its network in Russia with new MGSU licence agreement

BRE Academy – the world’s leading provider of built environment training and education – has announced a new licence agreement, which will strengthen its presence in Russia and expand its 42-country reach. The licence grants Russia’s largest civil engineering institute, the MGSU, the right to incorporate BREEAM AG (Approved Graduate) into its courses from 2019. … Continue reading “BRE Academy expands its network in Russia with new MGSU licence agreement”

RedR UK and The Urban Hub at the Working Together for Disaster Relief Conference

The Working Together for Disaster Relief conference, taking place at BRE’s Watford campus on 8th February 2019, is focused on exploring the best ways for the humanitarian and private sectors to work together to develop local capacity for longer- term sustainability and resilience. The desire in the private sector to support disaster relief and development … Continue reading “RedR UK and The Urban Hub at the Working Together for Disaster Relief Conference”

BRE Global Ireland completes INAB accreditation to ensure customers can continue delivering their CE-marked products to the European market post-Brexit.

BRE Global Ireland has received confirmation that it has completed the European Union’s process to operate as a Notified Body and a Technical Assessment Body by achieving accreditation from the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB). The confirmation brings customers one step closer to gaining the assurance needed, to continue supplying their CE certified products to … Continue reading “BRE Global Ireland completes INAB accreditation to ensure customers can continue delivering their CE-marked products to the European market post-Brexit.”

Fashion and lifestyle brand Next use BRE’s YellowJacket software

Fashion and lifestyle brand Next becomes the first retailer to use BRE’s YellowJacket software YellowJacket, part of SmartSite, BRE’s leading health, safety and environment software suite for construction site monitoring and reporting is now being utilised by Next, one of Britain’s largest multinational retailers. The health and safety site monitoring tool uses automated and adaptable … Continue reading “Fashion and lifestyle brand Next use BRE’s YellowJacket software”

Enhancing Community Energy Resilience – QSAND and Loughborough University Research Collaboration

Goal number 7 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to “ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all”. From 2000 to 2016, the proportion of the global population with access to electricity increased from 78 per cent to 87 per cent, but that still leaves just under 1 billion people … Continue reading “Enhancing Community Energy Resilience – QSAND and Loughborough University Research Collaboration”

IBPC joins The Biophilic Office project

The International Biodiversity & Property Council IBPC (Le Conseil International Biodiversité & Immobilier, CIBI) has joined The Biophilic Office project as the latest dissemination partner. Based in Paris and with 80 members, IBPC represents leading organisations in urbanism, ecology, construction and real estate. Its goal is to promote urban biodiversity and human-nature relationship in real … Continue reading “IBPC joins The Biophilic Office project”

Digital Detectives – Accurate Information is the Key to Enforcement

As part of the government’s commitment to the digital economy, HM Land Registry made its data on land ownership in England and Wales publicly available last year. Nearly four million records from the Commercial and Corporate Ownership and Overseas Companies Ownership datasets became accessible for exploration, identifying the address, company’s name, price paid and country … Continue reading “Digital Detectives – Accurate Information is the Key to Enforcement”

Why is an integrated approach to quality indoor environments so important?

People living in developed countries spend typically 90% or more of their time indoors and more susceptible individuals, such as the elderly, infants and those with pre-existing medical conditions, may spend almost all of their time indoors. Poor housing conditions have been demonstrated to have adverse effects on occupants’ health and wellbeing with associated large-scale … Continue reading “Why is an integrated approach to quality indoor environments so important?”