What you need to know…Fire Door Safety

A correctly installed fire door remains fundamental to most fire safety strategies in buildings, despite overall technological advances in building fire safety. The Regulations… Changes in regulations regarding fire safety came into force in 2006 following the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (England and Wales). Now, one of the legal duties of building occupiers … Continue reading “What you need to know…Fire Door Safety”

5 Questions for coaching your team to improve sales, reduce costs & deliver results

It’s important to us that the leaders of tomorrow are both well-versed in their technical knowledge, but also in leadership and management skills – able to get the best out of their teams for success. With that in mind, here are our Top 5 questions that you (or a team leader you know) can ask … Continue reading “5 Questions for coaching your team to improve sales, reduce costs & deliver results”

Lighting: 5 Reasons for you to Upskill

Lighting is a critical subject area in supporting the sustainability agenda. As such, here are our Top Five reasons why it is important to upskill knowledge of sustainable lighting. 2015 is the UN Year of Light – raising global awareness about light-based technologies promoting sustainable development; providing solutions to challenges in energy, education, agriculture and … Continue reading “Lighting: 5 Reasons for you to Upskill”

5 top tips for exam revision

With exam season being in full flow we asked the BRE Academy training team for their top 5 exam revision tips. The tips below are worth considering alongside the more general recommended advice of planning your revision well in advance (don’t leave it until the last moment!), getting plenty of rest and a good night’s … Continue reading “5 top tips for exam revision”

5 factors you should consider in assessing light pollution potential

The Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP) have partnered with BRE Academy to supply their expertise to tackle the lighting skills gap in industry. Artificial lighting has transformed the way that we live through reducing dependence on changeable natural light – allowing us to expand the hours we can work and enjoy free time, all year … Continue reading “5 factors you should consider in assessing light pollution potential”