Breana Wheeler

Why we must act now on net zero

says Breana Wheeler, BRE’s Director of US Operations The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) climate report has not only highlighted that global temperatures are likely to rise above all expectations but stressed how critical it is to meet the 1.5-degree target urgently. This has global repercussions and in the US, even the moderate … Continue reading “Why we must act now on net zero”

Office building

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”

Gillian Charlesworth CEO at BRE

BRE celebrates 100 years of world class innovation in the built environment

Today sees BRE begin the celebrations of its centenary as a pioneer in the built environment. First formed in 1921 to carry out research into building materials and suitable methods of construction to build homes for heroes following the First World War, BRE has helped to transform the construction industry for the better. Over the … Continue reading “BRE celebrates 100 years of world class innovation in the built environment”

LPCB spotlight on… Tommy Trybus

We recently caught up with Tommy Trybus, Technical Project Manager for Physical Security, as he approaches 10 years at BRE. Find out what it’s like to be a ‘professional burglar’ and how his role has progressed during his time with the team.

Sustainable finance and net zero: Why investors cannot afford to be left behind

Now is the time for businesses of all shapes and sizes to step up and take action to decarbonise their real estate assets, writes BRE Group’s James Fisher. The value case for sustainability has more or less completely flipped in the past few years. With COP26 fast approaching and the summit taking place on UK … Continue reading “Sustainable finance and net zero: Why investors cannot afford to be left behind”