Today’s Budget contained welcome changes to business rates – but showed that there is still much that could to be done to address the challenges of the climate emergency in the built environment. BRE’s CEO Gillian Charlesworth commented: “Although we are disappointed not to see some of the policies we hoped would complement last week’s … Continue reading “BRE welcomes Budget business rates reforms”
After over a year of waiting, the UK government published the Heat and Buildings Strategy (HBS) alongside the Net Zero Strategy this week, which shows that the built environment is now the key challenge for decarbonising the UK (see figure 1). Overall direct and indirect emissions from building energy use account for about a quarter … Continue reading “The UK Heat and Buildings strategy. Does it go far enough?”
Responding to the UK Government’s Heat and Buildings Strategy, Gillian Charlesworth, CEO, Building Research Establishment (BRE), commented: â€śThe Heat and Buildings Strategy is a good start, though it doesnâ€™t provide the full set of policies we need to get the built environment on track for net zero. “Moving away from gas for home heating is … Continue reading “BRE responds to Heat and Buildings Strategy”
LPCB exhibited at International Security Expo 2021, speaking with stakeholders and showcasing forced entry testing at the Live Attack Testing Lab.
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”
As the requirement to provide security across buildings grows, Meesons have expanded their offering to include the Fortis range of Full Height Turnstiles.