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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 Global and US-based certification body to mutually recognise Environmental Product Declarations

BRE Global and US-based certification body to mutually recognise Environmental Product Declarations

The agreement will support transparency between certification bodies and promote comparability of EPD in the worldwide marketplace. Built environment certification body BRE Global and UL Environment, a research and standards
BREEAM buildings take centre stage at CIBSE Building Performance Awards

BREEAM buildings take centre stage at CIBSE Building Performance Awards

Four BREEAM projects are recognised in the prestigious performance-based Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) awards. Focused on actual, measured performance, not design intent, the CIBSE Awards acknowledge the

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BRE collaborates with US energy efficiency retrofit specialist Green Generation Solutions

BRE collaborates with US energy efficiency retrofit specialist Green Generation Solutions

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. Collaboration will help more UK and
BRE Wales & partners win DECC funding to develop heat network innovation

BRE Wales & partners win DECC funding to develop heat network innovation

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. BRE Wales & South West and
BT Redcare's alarm signalling products get LPCB approval

BT Redcare’s alarm signalling products get LPCB approval

Six alarm signalling products by BT Redcare have been successfully certified to the Loss Prevention Certification Board’s (LPCB) standard for alarm transmission systems LPS 1277 3.0. The standard is recognised
BRE Chief Executive named Honorary Fellow by Institution of Structural Engineers

BRE Chief Executive named Honorary Fellow by Institution of Structural Engineers

Chief Executive of the BRE Group Dr Peter Bonfield was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the Institution of Structural Engineers for services to engineering,  at a ceremony in the institution’s
New Chair and Vice-Chair announced for open BIM body BuildingSMART UK

New Chair and Vice-Chair announced for open BIM body BuildingSMART UK

A new Chair and Vice-Chair have been announced for buildingSMART UK (BSUK) the built environment group of organisations leading the charge on open BIM adoption through standards, tools and knowledge
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First BREEAM Outstanding for high-rise office building in China

No. 1 Shanghai, a 180m tall, 34 storey commercial tower created by state developer the Shanghai International Shipping Service Centre (SISSC) has achieved an Outstanding design rating under BREEAM, the

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Did you know ESOS will affect an estimated 10,000 organisations across the UK?

Did you know ESOS will affect an estimated 10,000 organisations across the UK?

BRE Academy offers up-skilling opportunity to meet forthcoming ESOS needs ESOS (the Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme) is a mandatory UK energy assessment and energy saving identification scheme covering organisations with
BRE Academy extends its reach into Europe

BRE Academy extends its reach into Europe

Blue Planet, a Brussels based consultancy and training company, has signed a two year agreement to become the first approved international centre of the BRE Academy. It plans to roll

BRE Academy
Work to begin on next BRE Innovation Park house

Work to begin on next BRE Innovation Park house

Construction will start later this month on the next home at the iconic BRE Innovation Park in Watford.  The Wienerberger e4 brick house™, designed in conjunction with Arup, will be

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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