Building Research Establishment (BRE), the world-leading building science centre, has today announced that its “ISO 19650-2:2018 Information Management Certification for Businesses using BIM” scheme, which is used by organisations across the world, has received accreditation from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).
The Security Institute becomes the new scheme operator for SABRE, as part of new plans announced by BRE
Building Research Establishment (BRE), the world-leading building science centre, has today announced it will be entering into a partnership with The Security Institute.
BRE announces new project with BEIS to modernise home energy rating scheme in time for Future Homes Standard
BRE, the world-leading building science centre, has today announced a new project with BEIS to improve and modernise the methodology used to measure the energy and environmental performance of UK homes.
BRE has today announced the appointment of Eloise Francis as its new Director of Innovation. In her new role, Eloise will be responsible for driving innovation, research, and technical excellence at BRE.
Following the Chancellor’s Spring statement, BRE’s CEO Gillian Charlesworth commented: “Measures to support households through the cost-of-living crisis are welcome.”
BRE has revealed the winners of its annual BREEAM Awards, announced at the BREEAM Summit and Awards 2022.
BRE report – ‘The Cost of Poor Housing in England’ – quantifies the cost burden to the NHS caused by hazards arising from poor quality homes in England Findings reveal that 2.6 million homes in England – 11% of the country’s housing stock – are categorised as ‘poor quality’ and therefore hazardous to occupants Most … Continue reading “BRE report finds poor housing is costing NHS £1.4bn a year”
As the UK marks Mental Health Awareness Week, BRE and the Design in Mental Health Network (DIMHN) have launched a world-first testing scheme for construction products used in mental health care facilities has launched today, offering vulnerable patients more protection from self-harm and better environments more conducive to recovery. The scheme offers comprehensive testing guidance … Continue reading “BRE and Design in Mental Health Network launch world-first testing scheme”
BRE helps to launch Home of 2030 competition to address the grand challenges of future housing needs
A government-sponsored competition is inviting housing providers, designers and others to submit proposals for the design and delivery of new homes, responding to two Grand Challenges affecting future housing need: an ageing society and clean growth. The competition will be run by a consortium led by BRE, with partners, Design Council and MOBIE. Home of … Continue reading “BRE helps to launch Home of 2030 competition to address the grand challenges of future housing needs”
BRE Group has appointed Piers White MBE as its new Chair and announced that he will commence his role at the end of November 2019. He joins BRE Group for the next three years at a time when the built environment industry is going through an exciting period of change and innovation. Mr White brings … Continue reading “BRE appoints Piers White MBE as new Chair”