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Why we welcome the National Planning Policy Framework evolving to reflect carbon
BRE responds to the UK Spring budget
Tackling cold homes would save the NHS £540mn per year, new BRE research reveals
Poor housing costs the NHS £1.4bn a year
Our findings reveal that 2.6 million homes in England, 11% of the country’s housing stock, are categorised as ‘poor quality’.
According to BRE’s analysis, more than half (£857 million) of this annual NHS treatment bill can be attributed to defects in homes which expose residents to excess cold, while the second biggest cost to the NHS comes from hazards which cause people to fall and injure themselves, often on staircases.
Get involved in the development of the Built Environment Carbon Database
BRE joins forces with industry leaders to develop UK Net Zero Carbon Buildings Standard
BRE announces new project with BEIS to modernise home energy rating scheme in time for Future Homes Standard
BRE welcomes leading industry expert Eloise Francis as Director of Innovation
What does the Chancellor’s Spring statement mean for the built environment and net zero?
BRE responds to the UK Government’s Energy Security Strategy
BRE responds to Chancellor’s Spring statement
BRE announces winners of BREEAM Awards 2022
BRE reduces gender pay gap from 25% to 7.2% in April 2021
How decarbonising the built environment is the key to meeting net zero
BRE, BAM Nuttall and Attocore set up first 5G network in UK construction
What does the Levelling Up White Paper mean for the built environment and net zero?
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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