Radon – statistics you should know about

Below are several useful infographics about Radon you can download and share to spread the word of #UKRadonWeek 2015! PDF downloads of these infographics are available here:   ukraw-radon-when-buying-a-home ukraw-radon-in-workplaces ukraw-radon-in-new-buildings ukraw-radon-in-homes    

DESIGNING TO REDUCE THE CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL VULNERABILITY OF NEW BUILDINGS

  A free to download Information Paper from authors Vina Kukadia and Alan Abela looks at how buildings can be made more resilient to chemical, biological and radiological threats. Buildings are currently not designed specifically to offer protection against chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) releases. However, should a CBR event occur, it has the potential … Continue reading “DESIGNING TO REDUCE THE CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL VULNERABILITY OF NEW BUILDINGS”

Air quality, radon and airtightness ā€“ what the BRE experts say

IHS BRE Press have just released an updated series of BRE Expert Collections. These collections pull together BREā€™s extensive range of publications including Digests, Good Building Guides, Good Repair Guides and Information Papers into collections relevant to practitioners today. ā€˜Air quality, radon and airtightness: A collection of BRE expert guidance on the design and construction … Continue reading “Air quality, radon and airtightness ā€“ what the BRE experts say”

Designing for daylight and sunlight, and shading of buildingsā€“ what the BRE experts say

IHS BRE Press have just released an updated series of BRE Expert Collections. These collections pull together BREā€™s extensive range of publications including Digests, Good Building Guides, Good Repair Guides and Information Papers into collections relevant to practitioners today. ā€˜Designing for daylight, sunlight and shading of buildingsā€™ looks at the wealth of knowledge relating to … Continue reading “Designing for daylight and sunlight, and shading of buildingsā€“ what the BRE experts say”

Healthy Places for People

Report from Chris Hall BRE invited leaders from local authorities and private sector housing, environmental health, public health and the NHS to discuss challenges and priorities and to share their experiences on how to improve community health through better housing and optimising the NHS estate. The outcome was an explosion of conversations covering engagement, integrating … Continue reading “Healthy Places for People”