Responsible, sustainable, quality product manufacturing.

Our expert teams can help you to sustainably and responsibly deliver products that meet your customers’ needs, comply with regulatory requirements and appropriate standards, and enhance your reputation for quality.

Helping you meet the product manufacturing industry challenges

  • Reducing risk
  • Demonstrating compliance
  • Achieving greater efficiency with increased quality

We offer solutions for every stage of the product manufacturing lifecycle

From world class standards to rigorous testing, specialist advice to advanced digital tools and high impact learning, BRE takes a collaborative approach tailored to each product manufacturer’s needs.

Trusted expertise you can build on.

BRE has hundreds of product and services across the whole lifecycle stage of the built environment.  See our full list of products and services


Our products and services include


Certification and verification of product performance
BRE demonstrates integrity and conformity through numerous marks and schemes; CE marking, ETAs, Loss Prevention Standards, Environmental Technology Verifications and Environmental Product Declarations assured by LPCB and BRE Global.

Search schemes and listings at: RedBook and GreenBook

Product and building systems testing
With unique facilities BRE is equipped to help manufacturers with all manner of product testing from smalls electrical through to the structural integrity of Olympic stadia. BRE testing – whether standard or bespoke – covers R&D, design and remedial aspects and includes: Fire (resistance to fire, reaction to fire, suppression systems, fire detection and electronic testing), Security (physical and electronic) lighting, HVAC, wind engineering, acoustics, airtightness, indoor and outdoor environments. Testing is undertaken at our world-renowned facilities on one site providing cost and time efficiencies.

Sustainable products and materials
With our extensive experience and knowledge of the environmental performance of building products and materials, we can advise you on specifying those that are both fit for purpose and able to improve sustainability. We have also developed standards and methodologies for responsible & ethical sourcing, life cycle assessment and certification of the environmental performance of building materials and components, and databases of products and services designed to help with their selection.

Find out about our expertise in sustainability

BIM data library DataBook delivered by BRE. Code by ActivePlan    

BIM – software and services
Clear, accurate and complete information throughout design, construction and occupancy are key. Digital solutions from BRE help the supply chain reduce cost, lead times and errors whilst improving efficiency. Manufacturers can list standardised product data within DataBook – the new easy-to-use and free to list BIM data library. Architects and designers can specify by linking the data to BIM Objects. DataBook provides many benefits for all parties in the construction process.

Visit: DataBook   BIM expertise    BIM training

Across the whole of the product manufacturing lifecycle

Networks, memberships

Constructing Excellence
A platform for industry improvement to deliver excellence. Providing expertise knowledge shared through clients, industry and users through collaborative working.

Constructing Excellence

Visit the Constructing Excellence website

Knowledge, training, career development

BRE Academy
The BRE Academy is the leading training provider for the built environment. The go-to online & classroom training, knowledge & expertise centre.

Visit the BRE Academy website

Testing building systems and materials

We pride ourselves on being able to provide the answer to virtually any construction-related testing question. Backed by an extraordinary range of test facilities, our experts test individual materials, products, building systems, engineering structures and whole buildings, using bespoke research tests and simulations.

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