Ahead of BRE and Sustain Worldwideâ€™s conference â€“ Responsible & Ethical Leadership for Global Construction Supply Chains â€“ we invited three construction industry professionals to discuss their fight against modern slavery.
Over ÂŁ1 billion lost every year due to false alarms These losses are due largely to the disruption and loss of productivity in businesses. The first research project into the causes of false alarms estimated that each false alarm costs businesses on average ~ÂŁ2.9k. The study provided a useful snapshot of the types of false … Continue reading “Over ÂŁ1 billion lost every year due to false alarms”
LPCB Security Attack Testing will once again take centre stage at this yearâ€™s IFSEC taking place at the ExCel, London between the 18th-20thÂ June. This yearâ€™s programme of testing is more jam-packed than ever with eight security product manufacturers providing their LPCB certified products for BRE to be put through their paces. For a taster of … Continue reading “LPCB Attack Testing programme announced”
I am pleased to announce that, after a comprehensive industry wide executive search over the past year, BRE has identified a new Group Chief Executive to take the business into its next chapter. Gillian Charlesworth, currently a member of the Global Executive team of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), will take up her … Continue reading “Appointment of new BRE Group CEO”
Concerned about the level of risk from fire? Personal Protection Systems can reduce home fire risks for vulnerable people.
Are you responsible for vulnerable people? BREâ€™s Nigel Firkins explains more about safeguarding your charges. A Personal Protection System (PPS) is a local application watermist fire suppression system targeting individuals to specifically protect from the threat of fire. These systems were developed in response to analysis of fatal fires in dwellings, where many victims had … Continue reading “Concerned about the level of risk from fire? Personal Protection Systems can reduce home fire risks for vulnerable people.”
BRE and CSUS-GBRC (CSUS Green Building Research Centre) have announced a partnership that will deepen the mutual understanding of each otherâ€™s green building scheme. Eventually, the two organisations will strive to achieve the conversion of the corresponding scores and mutual recognition of the two standards. The signing ceremony was held on 17th Jan 2019 in … Continue reading “BRE announces partnership with CSUS Green Building Research Centre”
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), one of the worldâ€™s largest gardening charities, has joinedÂ The Biophilic OfficeÂ project as the latest dissemination partner. Founded in 1804 to inspire passion and excellence in the science, art and practice of horticulture, the RHS vision is to enrich everyoneâ€™s life through plants and make the UK a greener and more … Continue reading “RHS joins The Biophilic Office as a dissemination partner”