NSC helps secure planning for solar farms on old colliery sites

The NSC have been supporting APSE Energy and assisting a number of their member local authorities through the development stages of large scale solar projects, providing technical expertise for planning and grid connection applications. Three sites, with a cumulative capacity of 12.4MW, have now received planning consent and grid offers and a further eight sites … Continue reading “NSC helps secure planning for solar farms on old colliery sites”

We are BRE

How much do you know about BRE? Whether you work in construction, manufacturing, government or real estate, you have most likely come across either our research, products, services, standards or qualifications in the UK and internationally.  As like any complex organisation, we are much more than meets the eye.Watch the video below to get to … Continue reading “We are BRE”

5 benefits of attending our FREE leadership & management event

The BRE Academy is working with experts in industry and leadership and management to develop training programmes designed to support both individuals and organisations. The 10th of November will see professionals from the construction, architecture, engineering and environmental industries come together at BRE in Watford to learn about how leadership and management applied effectively can … Continue reading “5 benefits of attending our FREE leadership & management event”

#ThrowbackThursday: #BIM and Better Project Information

A great video from the archives, provided by Keith Snook of BRE (and CPIC Committee member). The video comes from CPIC, who started as the Building Project Information Committee (BPIC) in 1987 led by RIBA, RICS, ACE, CIBSE and ICE. BPIC succeeded the Co-ordinating Committee for Project Information (CCPI) which had been established to provide … Continue reading “#ThrowbackThursday: #BIM and Better Project Information”

10 years of the BRE Innovation Park

16 June 2015: Official opening of the Wienerberger e4 brickhouse by Lord Prescott Photos: Peter White, BRE See the full set on BRE’s Flickr channel: https://flic.kr/s/aHskaQ2NSo //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js [slickr-flickr search=”sets” set=”72157652351513194″ items=”19″ type=”gallery”]

BRE Heritage Open Day 2015

We opened the gates of BRE on Saturday 12 September 2015 as part of Heritage Open Days. As previously, we allowed access to the once top-secret model of the Möhne Dam used by Barnes Wallis in developing the Dambusters’ bouncing bomb. But this year we also opened the fire test ‘burn hall’, anechoic chamber, structural … Continue reading “BRE Heritage Open Day 2015”