BRE’s Gavin Jones talks about the research that has gone into the new standard SABRE (Security Assurance by BRE). SABRE provides a framework that helps measure, understand and improve the security performance of facilities.
It’s always a great time of year, when the award winners are announced at EcoBuild.
For 25 years, BREEAM has challenged the construction industry to do better, driving improvements in standards in all areas which have led to regulatory change.
False alarms have been reported to cost the country up to £1 billion per year, due largely to the disruption and loss of productivity in businesses. There is no single organisation responsible for the investigation of false alarms or providing guidance on reducing them. This lack of objective data has meant little analysis has been … Continue reading “Live investigations of false fire alarms”
BRE’s BIM expert Paul Oakley interviews Erol Erturan, Managing Director and Balasz Trojak, BIM Manager from Leeds based engineering consultancy ADEPT about its recently awarded BRE Global BIM Business Systems Certification which demonstrates a company’s compliance with the requirements of BIM Level 2 and the benefits that BIM brings to ADEPT, its clients and the supply … Continue reading “BIM leap of faith brings rewards to ADEPT”
BIM Manager of consulting engineers BSD Ellie Hayes talks to the BRE team about the UK-wide company’s recently awarded BRE BIM Business Systems Certification which demonstrates a company’s compliance with the requirements of BIM Level 2. She explains how BSD and its clients stand to benefit. 1. How long have you been using BIM in your … Continue reading “BIM business systems certification brings business benefits to BSD”
BRE are drawing attention to Sprue’s initiative “Project SHOUT” to raise awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide gas and to highlight the importance of having carbon monoxide alarms in your home. Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odourless and colourless gas and its presence cannot be detected by our senses. Carbon monoxide is produced from … Continue reading “Project ‘SHOUT’ – the danger of carbon monoxide poisoning”