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BRE proud to have played major role in new English Housing Survey 2018-19 reports

BRE proud to have played major role in new English Housing Survey 2018-19 reports

BRE is proud to have played a major role in the development of the new English Housing Survey 2018-2019 reports. The English Housing Survey is a continuous national survey commissioned ...
BRE China celebrates two major milestones

BRE China celebrates two major milestones

BRE China has achieved two major building sustainability milestones in collaboration with the Chinese authorities. These include the successful completion of a crosswalk between BREEAM and Three Star, the Chinese ...
BRE welcomes the introduction of the Construction Innovation Hub’s new Value Toolkit

BRE welcomes the introduction of the Construction Innovation Hub’s new Value Toolkit

As members of the Construction Innovation Hub, BRE is delighted to support the roll-out of its new industry ‘Value Toolkit’ which will lay the groundwork for a transformation in the ...
BRE Academy extends its reach into Europe

BRE Academy extends its reach into Europe

Blue Planet, a Brussels based consultancy and training company, has signed a two year agreement to become the first approved international centre of the BRE Academy. It plans to roll
Work to begin on next BRE Innovation Park house

Work to begin on next BRE Innovation Park house

Construction will start later this month on the next home at the iconic BRE Innovation Park in Watford.  The Wienerberger e4 brick house™, designed in conjunction with Arup, will be
Leading refurbishment expert appointed as Director of BRE Wales

Leading refurbishment expert appointed as Director of BRE Wales

One of the UKs foremost experts on refurbishment Colin King, has been appointed as the new Director of BRE Wales. He replaces incumbent Nick Tune who takes on a new
BRE Non-Executive Chairman awarded OBE in New Year Honours List

BRE Non-Executive Chairman awarded OBE in New Year Honours List

An Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal has been awarded to the BRE Group’s Non-executive Chairman Chris Earnshaw, in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2015.
Shortlists for BREEAM Awards 2015 announced

Shortlists for BREEAM Awards 2015 announced

The Shortlists have been announced for the BREEAM Awards 2015, the winners of which will be announced at a gala dinner at the London Marriot Hotel in Grosvenor Square on

Frameworks to build a better Britain

Frameworks to build a better Britain is a BRE series of roundtables and interviews with planners, architects, policy-makers, and construction experts about the future of the built environment.

Read our latest roundtable discussion, hosted in Manchester on the question: How can Britain’s Built Environment Tackle Social Exclusion?

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News Update from BRE’s Housing and Health Team – July 2019

News Update from BRE’s Housing and Health Team – July 2019

Net Zero Carbon The UK Government recently announced a new target requiring the UK to bring all greenhouse gas emissions ...
An Ageing Population – Challenges for the built environment

An Ageing Population – Challenges for the built environment

Following a trend across much of the developed world, the population of the UK is growing, and ageing. The UK ...
Circular Building Assessment Prototype

Circular Building Assessment Prototype

A BIM based solution for Resource Productivity - Development, Validation and Trial This article summarises the ongoing technical developments of ...

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