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NABERS UK Steering Committee Expressions of Interest Call Now Open

NABERS UK Steering Committee Expressions of Interest Call Now Open

BRE, BBP and NABERS are seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) for relevant organisations to participate as Stakeholder Members of the NABERS UK Steering Committee for a three-year term starting June 2021 ...
BRE comments on the Chancellor's energy support package

BRE comments on the Chancellor’s energy support package

Gillian Charlesworth, CEO at BRE comments on the announcement of the Chancellor's energy support package in response to the energy crisis ...
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As energy bills rise, how can we tackle fuel poverty in the UK? 

As energy bills continue to rise, the latest fuel poverty data, which we produced for the UK Government, reveals the household groups who are most at risk ...

Building a better Britain

Frameworks to build a better Britain: BRE’s third roundtable discussion, held in Manchester, on the question “How can Britain’s built environment tackle social exclusion?”

Watch Part 1 of the video from the day, then explore the rest of the Manchester roundtable. Learn more about our Insights series Frameworks to build a better Britain.

BRE is part of successful bid that aims to drive innovation in housing supply chain

BRE is part of successful bid that aims to drive innovation in housing supply chain

BRE is part of consortium awarded a ÂŁ22m grant from the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) to look at advanced manufacturing in the construction supply chain. The funding
Resilience research award has joint winners

Resilience research award has joint winners

Competing candidates for this year’s Royal Charter International Research Award for Young Constructors were of such high quality that the judges elected to have joint winners This award is presented
BRE seeks solutions for improving the measurement of heat losses from solid wall homes

BRE seeks solutions for improving the measurement of heat losses from solid wall homes

BRE is launching a competition to identify tools and technologies that can rapidly and accurately measure the heat losses from solid wall homes in the UK. There are over seven
BRE Academy collaborates with Alpin Ltd to deliver BIM training in the Middle East

BRE Academy collaborates with Alpin Ltd to deliver BIM training in the Middle East

The BRE Academy, the leading provider of training for the built environment is pleased to announce a new collaboration with global sustainable built-asset consultancy Alpin (who worked on the Masdar

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First paint products gain coveted independent environmental badge of quality

First paint products gain coveted independent environmental badge of quality

Three products from a leading UK paint manufacturer, Johnstone’s Trade, have been certificated to BRE Global’s Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) scheme in line with EN 15804 – the European standard
BRE and GRESB partner to promote sustainability in commercial real estate

BRE and GRESB partner to promote sustainability in commercial real estate

BRE, the organisation responsible for the BREEAM green building certification scheme, has announced its partnership with GRESB, the leading global sustainability benchmark for real estate portfolios. Collaboration between the two
BREEAM consults on new scheme for international refurbishment and fit-out projects

BREEAM consults on new scheme for international refurbishment and fit-out projects

A draft of the latest in the BREEAM family of sustainability assessment schemes for buildings, BREEAM International Refurbishment and Fit-Out 2015, has been published for consultation. Launched on 10 March

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World class sustainable buildings celebrated at the BREEAM Awards 2015

World class sustainable buildings celebrated at the BREEAM Awards 2015

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. Some of the best performing buildings

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Key future city challenges are tackled by BRE Trust research programme

Key future city challenges are tackled by BRE Trust research programme

The BRE Trust has issued a report on the results of its three year Future Cites research programme, created in recognition of the complex challenges facing urban development in the
New Home Quality Mark puts consumers at the heart of house building

New Home Quality Mark puts consumers at the heart of house building

Leading building science centre BRE introduces a national quality mark for new housing that will transform the way consumers choose the homes they buy and rent and allow house builders
New guidance released on bridging the energy performance gap in buildings

New guidance released on bridging the energy performance gap in buildings

A new report produced by the BRE Trust and the Energy Services and Technology Association aims to help facilities managers and building operators bridge the energy performance gap in their

Frameworks to build a better Britain

Frameworks to build a better Britain is a BRE series of roundtables and interviews with planners, architects, policy-makers, and construction experts about the future of the built environment.

Read our latest roundtable discussion, hosted in Manchester on the question: How can Britain’s Built Environment Tackle Social Exclusion?

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