Services we offer

A complete range of services covering all aspects of the built environment

We provide an extensive range of advisory, expert witness, certification, testing, research, training, conference and other services, covering all aspects of the built environment and associated industries.

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Our services


We help our clients to create safe, high quality, sustainable, cost-effective buildings and communities, while meeting legislative, client, social and environmental requirements at every stage of the project.

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Certification and listings

Our independent certification body – BRE Global – provides impartial, third-party certification services to businesses, manufacturers and service providers around the world, in areas including fire and security, environmental products, building information modelling (BIM) and management systems.

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Our conferences and events disseminate the latest expertise and research on today’s issues, such as flood resilience, modern slavery, the digital revolution and affordable homes.

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Expert witness

We draw on internationally recognised experts to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to the resolution of technical disputes, technical arbitration and bespoke expert witness services.

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Our ability to generate new knowledge enables us to tackle head on today’s challenges – from flood mitigation to low-cost housing provision. We provide the information that underpins building regulations, and helps clients to develop new and improved processes and products.

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As well as contributing to national and international standards, we develop standards that are applied around the world. These cover issues from fire and security to responsible sourcing and new technologies. We are also the people behind the world renowned BREEAM standard.

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With an extraordinary range of cutting-edge facilities, we can test the performance of just about everything from individual products to whole buildings.

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More than 20,000 professionals have benefited from the classroom-based and online courses offered by our training centre, BRE Academy. The Academy hosts training on a range of construction industry topics, from Fire Safety Awareness to the latest BIM courses.

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Verification and listings

Verifications from BRE Global provide customers with confidence that your company’s claims are credible, through a process of independent assessment and validation of evidence you put forward in respect of your product, service, or practice.

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Verification and listings