Our expert teams will work with you to deliver properties that meet the needs of your clients for sustainability, safety, and wellbeing. We offer solutions to help you achieve ESG and net zero goals, and meet EU taxonomy or other reporting requirements.

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Our products and services for the real estate sector


We offer solutions to help you:

  • Form the foundation of your ESG plan
  • Plot your trajectory to net zero
  • Navigate the complexity of the EU taxonomy
  • Create a resilient portfolio
  • Run buildings in a cost-efficient way
  • Become an expert in the built environment with world-leading training
  • Receive expert testing on individual materials and products, building systems, engineering structures and whole buildings


View our real estate sector maps for tailored advice on solutions and benefits for:

  • Across the asset lifecycle
  • Asset managers and owners
  • Investors
  • Construction architects, engineers, and consultants


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BREEAM is the world’s leading science-based suite of validation and certification systems for a sustainable built environment. Since 1990, BREEAM’s third-party certified standards have helped improve asset performance at every stage, from design through construction, to use and refurbishment. Millions of buildings across the world are registered to work towards BREEAM’s holistic approach to achieve ESG, health, and net zero goals.

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From saving time to saving lives, SmartSite insight gives you tools to help you monitor and report on health, safety, process, and environmental information. SmartSite includes online digital tools, vital training, publications, and industry-wide statistics to ensure you have all the information at your fingertips, saving you valuable time and money.

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NABERS UK is a simple, reliable system for rating the energy efficiency of office buildings across England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Unlike design-based energy ratings, NABERS UK measures and rates the actual energy use of offices, helping building owners to accurately track and communicate the energy performance of their buildings.

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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 fire assessments and services, security (physical and electronic), lighting, HVAC, wind engineering, acoustics, airtightness, and indoor and outdoor environments.

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Strategic Advisory


We work with national and local government, and commercial and not-for-profit organisations to address defining challenges in the built environment: net zero, decarbonisation, climate change, energy efficiency, resource efficiency, health and wellbeing, circular economy, and renewable energy.

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Training with the BRE Academy


Start your journey to a safer and greener built environment  

We solve construction and sustainability challenges for asset managers and owners, investors, construction architects, engineers, and consultants. Find out what expert training we have on offer to help you develop your career in the real estate sector.

Sustainability, Climate Change & Net Zero


Skills to help you meet your sustainability goals for all types of assets and projects.

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The world’s leading science-based suite of validation and certification systems for a sustainable built environment.

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Building Information Management (BIM)


Achieve efficiencies and win more clients with an international standard ISO 19650.

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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.


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NABERS UK is a new scheme for rating the operational energy efficiency of UK offices, bridging the gap between the design and in-use energy performance.


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Fire & safety


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



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Real Estate Insights


Discover the latest insights from BRE and learn what we are working on in the real estate sector.

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