Gillian Charlesworth CEO at BRE

BRE responds to the UK Spring budget

Gillian Charlesworth, CEO of BRE responded to the Spring Budget, commenting, “Some promising announcements made by the Chancellor in terms of driving energy efficiency in local areas and business. Granting further powers to local leaders, such as through the new agreements with Greater Manchester and West Midlands Combined Authorities, will be crucial in delivering improvements … Continue reading “BRE responds to the UK Spring budget”

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BRE supports Sustainable Energy Association’s decarbonisation report

The Sustainable Energy Association (SEA) and Partners’ latest report ‘A Technology-Agnostic Approach to Heat and Buildings Policy’, that has been supported by BRE, details the benefits of a technology-agnostic approach to decarbonising buildings; tailoring solutions to achieve the best outcomes.  

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BRE calls on UK government to improve the energy efficiency of Britain’s homes.

BRE is calling on government to improve consumer awareness of heat pumps, accelerate the roll-out of insulation, and invest to scale-up the heat pump market. New polling from the Building Research Establishment (BRE) has found that the majority of the public (62%) would not feel at all confident explaining how heat pump technology works.

Gillian Charlesworth CEO at BRE

BRE comments on the UK’s Energy Bill

Today’s announcement from Grant Shapps, the Business and Energy Secretary, committing to the government’s Energy Bill is a major step forward in ensuring Britain’s energy security.