Integrated design, enhanced engineering, future buildings

We’re living in a world that’s developing fast. Construction and infrastructure projects are becoming more complex. The drive for improved productivity is ever more pressing.

To create cities, communities and buildings that solve challenges, we must look at solutions from all angles, innovating together to create greater resilience within construction.

Operating at the heart of the built environment, we have developed a range of Industry-leading expertise, knowledge and digital tool solutions to help you meet the specific needs of your customers. Most of all, we help enable you to meet the challenges you face – reducing risk, demonstrating compliance, achieving greater efficiency with increased quality.

We deliver the expertise to help you deliver productively, sustainably and responsibly construction portfolios, communities, and infrastructure that shape the future for a better world.

Helping you meet industry challenges by:

  • Driving Innovation & Resilience
  • Improving Productivity & Quality
  • Managing Safety & risk

We offer solutions for every stage of the construction lifecycle

Site selection and evaluation

Investing in construction planning requires careful planning and preparation. We can help you make the right decisions, at the right time to enhance your portfolio and make a sound investment, whether that is for an individual building or the long-term management and development of a portfolio. Our products and services include:

BIM
Building Information Modelling solutions can help reduce cost, lead times and errors, and improve efficiency. Using BIM and digital construction infrastructure gives you an opportunity to realise the value of a property asset over its entire life cycle.

Find out about BIM


Ethical Labour Scheme
The Modern Slavery Act and its importance in gaining transparency over people working on your projects and supply chains allowing the construction industry to be further aware to eradicate modern slavery from the potential to existence.


Strategic advisory services
Not sure what BRE products or services are best for you? We can will help you to identify and create higher quality developments that help exceed legislative, client, safety, social and environmental requirements throughout a your project.

Find out about our advisory services

Planning, design and specification

There is a huge opportunity to design and specify more resilient, more sustainable and provide better return on investment for people, property and the planet. As well as those listed in previous lifecycle stages, more products and services in planning, design and specification include:

BRE Academy
The BRE Academy is the leading training provider for the built environment. The go-to online & classroom training, knowledge & expertise centre.

See our construction related courses on the BRE Academy website


BIM
Building Information Modelling solutions can help reduce cost, lead times and errors, and improve efficiency. Using BIM and digital construction infrastructure gives you an opportunity to realise the value of a property asset over its entire life cycle.

Find out about BIM


BRE Innovation Park Network

Innnovation Parks Network
The BRE Innovation Parks Network has been established to inform sustainable development at a global level and stimulate innovation within the built environment.  With Parks established within the UK and China, and further facilities being developed in Brazil and Canada, the Innovation Park Network is unique in its approach, its global reach, and its impact.

Find out about our Innovation Parks network


Ethical Labour Scheme
The Modern Slavery Act and its importance in gaining transparency over people working on your projects and supply chains allowing the construction industry to be further aware to eradicate modern slavery from the potential to.


SABRE
The security assessment and certification scheme for new and existing buildings and built infrastructure assets. SABRE provides you with a means of minimising risk in investments and making them more attractive to future tenants.

Find out about SABRE

Construction and post construction

Maximising productivity and improving the performance of the construction process can bring benefits to clients, developers and the whole supply chain. We have tools that put you in charge of the construction process and digital platforms that allow you to benchmark improvement. As well as those listed in previous lifecycle stages, more products and services include:

BRE Academy
The BRE Academy is the leading training provider for the built environment. The go-to online & classroom training, knowledge & expertise centre.

See our construction related courses on the BRE Academy website


SiteSmart
From saving time to saving lives, SiteSmart gives you the tools to help you monitor and report on health, safety, process and environmental information. Saving you valuable time and money, smart ways of working, transparent solutions, digital instant controls, and overall assurance. Sitesmart Improves site performance through your site information efficiently being at your fingertips.

Find out about SiteSmart


BIM
Building Information Modelling solutions can help reduce cost, lead times and errors, and improve efficiency. Using BIM and digital construction infrastructure gives you an opportunity to realise the value of a property asset over its entire life cycle.

Find out about BIM


Ethical Labour Scheme
The Modern Slavery Act and its importance in gaining transparency over people working on your projects and supply chains allowing the construction industry to be further aware to eradicate modern slavery from the potential to existence.


BRE Innovation Park Network

BRE Innovation Parks Network
The BRE Innovation Park Network has been established to inform sustainable development at a global level and stimulate innovation within the built environment.  With Parks established within the UK and China, and further facilities being developed in Brazil and Canada, the Innovation Park Network is unique in its approach, its global reach, and its impact.

Find out about the Innovation Parks Network

Occupation and post construction

We carry out post occupancy evaluations to determine how well a building is performing, as well as construction troubleshooting and building investigations to identify and solve problems. We also provide expert witness services, particularly in civil litigation and technical arbitration. As well as those listed in previous lifecycle stages, more products and services include:

BRE Academy
The BRE Academy is the leading training provider for the built environment. The go-to online & classroom training, knowledge & expertise centre.

See our construction related courses on the BRE Academy website


BIM
Building Information Modelling solutions can help reduce cost, lead times and errors, and improve efficiency. Using BIM and digital construction infrastructure gives you an opportunity to realise the value of a property asset over its entire life cycle.

Find out about BIM


SiteSmart
From saving time to saving lives, SiteSmart gives you the tools to help you monitor and report on health, safety, process and environmental information. Saving you valuable time and money, smart ways of working, transparent solutions, digital instant controls, and overall assurance. SiteSmart Improves site performance through your site information efficiently being at your fingertips.

Find out about SiteSmart


SABRE
The security assessment and certification scheme for new and existing buildings and built infrastructure assets. SABRE provides you with a means of minimising risk in investments and making them more attractive to future tenants.

Find out about SABRE


BRE Innovation Park Network

Innovation Parks Network
The BRE Innovation Parks Network has been established to inform sustainable development at a global level and stimulate innovation within the built environment.  With Parks established within the UK and China, and further facilities being developed in Brazil and Canada, the Innovation Park Network is unique in its approach, its global reach, and its impact.

Find out about the BRE Innovation Parks Network

Re-use (Deconstruction)

The end of life of a property asset is an opportunity to recover value and reinvent spaces to meet new and growing demand. We can help you understand the value and opportunity in designing for deconstruction, and adopting a more ‘circular economy’ approach to the procurement, design, construction and use of buildings. As well as those listed in previous lifecycle stages, more products and services include:

BRE Academy
The BRE Academy is the leading training provider for the built environment. The go-to online & classroom training, knowledge & expertise centre.

See our construction related courses on the BRE Academy website


BIM
Building Information Modelling solutions can help reduce cost, lead times and errors, and improve efficiency. Using BIM and digital construction infrastructure gives you an opportunity to realise the value of a property asset over its entire life cycle.

Find out about BIM


SiteSmart
From saving time to saving lives, SiteSmart gives you the tools to help you monitor and report on health, safety, process and environmental information. Saving you valuable time and money, smart ways of working, transparent solutions, digital instant controls, and overall assurance. Sitesmart Improves site performance through your site information efficiently being at your fingertips.

Find out about SiteSmart


BRE has hundreds of product and services across the whole lifecycle stage of the built environment.  See our full list of products and services

Certification of homes, buildings, communities and infrastructure

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Sustainability – certification of buildings, communities & infrastructure
BREEAM; the trusted mark of sustainability in over 70 countries around the world. Empowering those who commission, design, construct and manage buildings, infrastructure and communities to achieve their sustainability goals.

Discover more about BREEAM

Sustainability – certification of infrastructure
The sustainability assessment, rating and awards scheme for civil engineering. Promoting and celebrating the achievement of high environmental and social performance in civil engineering, infrastructure, landscaping and public realm projects.

Learn more on CEEQUAL

Sustainability – certification of homes
The Home Quality Mark (HQM) is the badge of a better home. Enabling house builders to showcase the quality of their homes, and to distinguish them from other houses on the market.

Learn more about the Home Quality Mark

Across the whole of the construction lifecycle

Networks, memberships

Constructing Excellence
A platform for industry improvement to deliver excellence. Providing expertise knowledge shared through clients, industry and users through collaborative working.

Constructing Excellence

Visit the Constructing Excellence website

Knowledge, training, career development

BRE Academy
The BRE Academy is the leading training provider for the built environment. The go-to online & classroom training, knowledge & expertise centre.

Visit the BRE Academy website

Testing building systems and materials

We pride ourselves on being able to provide the answer to virtually any construction-related testing question. Backed by an extraordinary range of test facilities, our experts test individual materials, products, building systems, engineering structures and whole buildings, using bespoke research tests and simulations.

Find out more about testing

We are BRE

We are an innovative group of researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians who share a common goal – to make the built environment better for all. Meet the people who make us the world leading authority of all aspects of the built environment.

Book a meeting with our construction sector team

Simon Cross
Director of Construction Services 
+44 (0)333 321 88 11

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