18 industry leaders join forces with BRE and NABERS to improve office energy efficiency

Eighteen industry leaders including AECOM and Arup have committed to being a Supporter of NABERS UK, the energy efficiency programme for office buildings, that is administered by BRE. As advocates of NABERS UK, the Supporters will work in collaboration with the NABERS UK team and other NABERS UK Supporters. They will contribute to helping new … Continue reading “18 industry leaders join forces with BRE and NABERS to improve office energy efficiency”

NABERS UK energy efficiency rating scheme for offices launches to enable more businesses to meet net zero

The world-leading energy rating scheme for UK offices  – NABERS UK Energy for Offices – is now available. Administered by BRE, the scheme will enable asset owners, operators and managers to assess and improve the energy efficiency of the office buildings in their portfolio. The NABERS scheme will also help office owners to achieve their … Continue reading “NABERS UK energy efficiency rating scheme for offices launches to enable more businesses to meet net zero”

BRE welcomes extension to UKCA marking deadline

BRE has welcomed the extension to the UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) marking deadline, announced by government on 24 August 2021. The transition period to obtain UKCA marking to demonstrate compliance with product regulations has been extended for an extra year until 1st January 2023. UKCA marking enables manufacturers to demonstrate that their products have met … Continue reading “BRE welcomes extension to UKCA marking deadline”

5 years on and the futures bright for BRE National Solar Centre

In 2013, Greg Barker, the then Minister State for Energy and Climate Change officially opened the BRE National Solar Centre, the UK solar industry was flourishing with approximately 8,800 new PV systems being installed every month adding over 1.1GW of capacity within the year. A lot has changed for solar over the last 5 years.  … Continue reading “5 years on and the futures bright for BRE National Solar Centre”

Reducing Gatwick Airport’s false fire alarms

Following a successful campaign to reduce false fire alarms, Gatwick Airport called on BRE experts to review its false alarm data and identify ways of further cutting these incidents. They were able to make recommendations and propose an operational process to address the remaining false alarms. Read more here