BRE is an independent and impartial, research-based advisory, testing and training organisation, offering expertise in every aspect of the built environment and associated industries.

We help clients create better, safer and more sustainable products, buildings, communities and businesses – and support the innovation needed to achieve this – using our expertise in areas such as those listed below.


Building information modelling (BIM) utilises information-rich models through collaborative working processes in order to improve the quality of information provided at the design and construction phases to save costs by eliminating waste.


The BRE Group offers unique energy advisory services, encompassing strategic and commercial support, carbon and energy management programmes through to regulatory and policy guidance, for government and major public and private sector clients worldwide.


Our specialist knowledge of built environment design, building processes, materials, products, systems and technologies – along with our research and development capabilities – can help you bring your ideas to life.


The BRE Centre for Resilience addresses critical issues for homes, commercial buildings and infrastructure, in order to deliver fast and appropriate responses to climate change-related extreme weather and other unforeseen disruptions.


Safety is a complex and highly regulated issue, whether you are supplying fire safety products and services, designing and building new developments, or managing buildings and infrastructure.


We work to enhance the security of buildings, and reduce the risk and fear of crime in towns and communities.


We can help you to conduct your business activities in ways that benefit both the environment and your organisation’s economic performance.


Our fire team is an integral part of the fire safety industry in the UK and internationally – and has been for many decades. Our unique track record of fire research, testing and standards development, enables us to offer an exceptional range of services to the fire safety market.

Call us on 0333 321 88 11 if you would like to know more about our expert services or need help with a particular issue – or email