BRE’s expertise is used by organisations around the world, to solve some of today’s toughest challenges, like climate change, and the safety and security of the built environment.


Building information modelling (BIM) uses information-rich models through collaborative working processes, to improve the quality of information provided at the design and construction phases to save costs by eliminating waste.

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We offer unique energy advisory services, encompassing strategic and commercial support, carbon and energy management programmes through to regulatory and policy guidance, for government and major public and private sector clients worldwide.

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Fire safety

Our fire team is an integral part of the fire safety industry in the UK and internationally – and has been for many decades. Our unique track record of fire research, testing and standards development, enables us to offer an exceptional range of services to the fire safety market.

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Our specialist knowledge of built environment design, building processes, materials, products, systems and technologies – along with our research and development capabilities – can help you bring your ideas to life.

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The BRE Centre for Resilience addresses critical issues for homes, commercial buildings and infrastructure, in order to deliver fast and appropriate responses to climate change-related extreme weather and other unforeseen disruptions.

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Safety is a complex and highly regulated issue, whether you are supplying fire safety products and services, designing and building new developments, or managing buildings and infrastructure.

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We work to enhance the security of buildings, and reduce the risk and fear of crime in towns and communities.

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We can help you to conduct your business activities in ways that benefit both the environment and your organisation’s economic performance.

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Discover how BRE is making an impact

BRE delivers innovative and rigorous products, services, standards and qualifications that are used around the world to make buildings better for people and for the environment. Explore our case studies to see how we’re making an impact.

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Technician setting up test in anechoic chamber at BRE
Scientist testing in the Anechoic chamber at BRE.