Statement on Grenfell Tower

Following the tragic fire that occurred last week at Grenfell Tower, our thoughts are with those many people so devastatingly impacted by the fire. We are committed to do our utmost to support whatever needs arise from this incident. Over the past few days BRE has been working closely with the government and other stakeholders to … Continue reading “Statement on Grenfell Tower”

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LPCB Certification and Kingspan

Following BRE’s decision last year to end its commercial relationship with Kingspan, BRE now confirms that all existing Kingspan products that were previously listed on RedBookLive have been recertified. BRE will continue to support LPCB certification for these existing products.

BRE SiteSmart is the data and resource hub for the smart construction industry

Launched at Digital Construction Week is BRE’s new SiteSmart , a web brand encompassing BRE’s successful digital tools, SmartWaste, YellowJacket and the recently launched process improvement tool; helping organisations monitor, and report on health, safety, process and environmental information. SiteSmart will enable construction sites to continuously improve, leading to changes in behaviour and increased project … Continue reading “BRE SiteSmart is the data and resource hub for the smart construction industry”

Engineer fixing a heat pump as freatured in BRE's report Decarbonising Britains Heating

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.

BREEAM’s significant contribution to carbon reduction detailed in new study

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. Study shows typical BREEAM Excellent building saves in excess of 30% CO2. A new briefing paper gives an overview of sustainability standard BREEAM’s contribution to global carbon reduction in buildings. Published … Continue reading “BREEAM’s significant contribution to carbon reduction detailed in new study”