For over 100 years BRE has adapted its solutions to new built environment challenges and invested and re-invested in research, innovation, and data science.

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Sustainability in construction


Download our infographic to see products and services from BRE that are relevant to construction sector. If you have a question, please get in contact with us using the form below.


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Integrated design, enhanced engineering, future buildings.

We deliver the expertise to help you deliver productive, sustainable, and responsible construction portfolios that shape the future for a better world.


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Strategic Advisory


Addressing net zero, decarbonisation, climate change, energy efficiency, strategy and policy, health and wellbeing, circular economy, and renewable energy.


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BREEAM Infrastructure


Achieve sustainable infrastructure with BREEAM Infrastructure.

BREEAM Infrastructure (formerly CEEQUAL) is the world leading sustainability assessment, rating, and awards scheme for civil engineering, infrastructure, landscaping, and public realm projects.


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The leading environmental, social, and governance (ESG) platform for the built environment to measure and report on carbon, energy, waste, and social value.


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Information Management


BRE is a world-leading, multi-disciplinary, building science centre with a mission to improve buildings and infrastructure through research and knowledge generation. Our expert team of Building Information Management (BIM) professionals work to high quality, with precise attention to detail and due diligence. Our team includes experienced BIM practitioners and chartered professionals who represent their industry bodies.


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Testing & certification


With unique facilities BRE is equipped to help contractors, developers and consultancies. BRE testing – whether standard or bespoke – covers R&D, design and remedial aspects and includes:

– Engineering support

We undertake specialist testing and investigations into the real behaviour of structures, systems, and products.

– Indoor Air Quality

We help building developers, owners, managers, and occupants to ensure that their buildings and communities not only meet regulatory requirements but are also places in which people want to live, work, and spend time.

– Fire assessment

We have more than fifty years of experience in research and fire investigation, and have one of the largest and most advanced fire experimental facilities in the UK.

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The BRE Academy is the leading training provider for businesses and individuals working in the built environment. Our trusted built-by-BRE solutions are grounded in 100 years of experience in safety and sustainability.

Sustainability, climate change & net zero


Train with us to gain skills to meet your sustainability goals for all types of assets and projects, including BREEAM and CEEQUAL assessor training, net zero carbon, and NABERS.


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Building Information Management (BIM)


Achieve efficiencies and win more clients with an international standard ISO 19650, including Essentials and Delivering Information Management courses all the way through to certification.


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Demand for built environment sustainability assessments is rising 20% year on year. In the race to net zero, green assets are the future of the built environment. Train with us to provide built environment sustainability solutions.


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BREEAM Infrastructure


BREEAM Infrastructure (formerly) CEEQUAL is the world’s first sustainability rating scheme for improving the design, construction, and maintenance of infrastructure assets. Our training courses teach you how to use BREEAM Infrastructure effectively to improve infrastructure.

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Fire & safety


Practical courses for the most important element of design, construction, and maintenance.


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Passive House


Passive House is the internationally recognised, high demand, performance-based energy standard in construction. This course prepares you to become an expert in sustainable construction.

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Case studies


We work with a diverse range of clients, from family owned to integrated companies, in the majority of countries around the world. Our approach is flexible and bespoke, with your end goals in mind. Please see a few examples below.


In this case study video, McLaren share how SmartSite goes beyond waste management to also support energy monitoring, BREEAM requirements, and stakeholder engagement.

ISO 19650-2:2018 certification inspires confidence in Waldeck’s BIM project services

ISO 19650-2:2018 certification inspires confidence in Waldeck’s BIM project services

Information Management using BIM is a core part of ‘what Waldeck do’, driving their internal processes, procedures and best practice ...
Mayan Roofing boosts product confidence with comprehensive BRE testing

Mayan Roofing boosts product confidence with comprehensive BRE testing

Successful independent testing from BRE of two new roofing systems developed by Mayan Roofing Systems increased confidence in the products ...
LIDL achieves the first BREEAM outstanding building in Romania

LIDL achieves the first BREEAM outstanding building in Romania

The challenge was to obtain the highest scored BREEAM certified building in Romania and to demonstrate that significant reducing environmental impacts is possible. The BREEAM certification scheme helped the project team to manage the environmental impact with a balanced, multi-disciplinary approach ...

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