Testing of doors for mental health facility

World first testing scheme for products used in mental health care facilities

As the UK marks Mental Health Awareness Week, BRE and the Design in Mental Health Network have launched a world-first testing scheme for construction products used in mental health care facilities has launched today, offering vulnerable patients more protection from self-harm and better environments more conducive to recovery. The scheme offers comprehensive testing guidance for … Continue reading “World first testing scheme for products used in mental health care facilities”

First development to achieve HQM ONE at design stage

The Cardiff Interchange – a new multi-purpose development in the heart of the Welsh capital containing over 300 homes – has become the first building in the UK to achieve Home Quality Mark ONE (HQM ONE) interim certification at design stage. HQM ONE is BRE’s new benchmarking standard for sustainability and quality and it is … Continue reading “First development to achieve HQM ONE at design stage”

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