Special Event (Limited Availability): Securing Buildings and Infrastructure

Are you involved in the design and construction of new buildings and infrastructure? How do you address your clients’ security needs? Have you followed the right process and have you identified appropriate solutions that offer value for money? Over the coming months, BRE will be partnering with leading security engineering practices to run a series … Continue reading “Special Event (Limited Availability): Securing Buildings and Infrastructure”

Thoughts from the IET President: Unpacking horizontal innovation

BRE’s Chief Scientist and current President of the Institution of Enginneering and Technologies Jeremy Watson talks about his 2017 presidential priorities including diversity and inclusivity, horizontal innovation and re-inventing the learned society. So – what do we mean by Horizontal Innovation (HI)? People will have different interpretations, but for me HI has a number of … Continue reading “Thoughts from the IET President: Unpacking horizontal innovation”

Generation rent vs generation mortgage? There might be a solution…

A recent report from UBS Wealth Management’s “Bubble index” looking at the state of the property markets has found that London has the second most over-valued property market of any major city around the world. At the same time, official figures from the Office for National Statistics tell us that the average wage in the UK is £28,105 annually. If we were … Continue reading “Generation rent vs generation mortgage? There might be a solution…”

Introducing SiteSmart – The Smart Information and Data Hub

Wednesday 26th October saw the launch of BRE’s new resource hub for the smart construction professional – SiteSmart. This centralised hub unites our current software tools, SmartWaste and Yellow Jacket, in addition to providing a platform for relevant construction industry resources and information; ensuring the provision of enhanced performance across the industry. To get a … Continue reading “Introducing SiteSmart – The Smart Information and Data Hub”

Engaging with environmental innovators – BRE Global’s ETV scheme

Although relatively new to Environmental Technology Verification (ETV), BRE Global has established a firm foundation in this area, working with a number of companies that are now nearly ready to field-test their new products. We asked John Holden of BRE Global about the company’s ETV scheme.   Q. Tell us about BRE Global and your areas … Continue reading “Engaging with environmental innovators – BRE Global’s ETV scheme”