What you need to know about fire door safety

A correctly installed fire door remains fundamental to most fire safety strategies in buildings, despite overall technological advances in building fire safety. The Regulations Changes in regulations regarding fire safety came into force in 2006 following the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (England and Wales). Now, one of the legal duties of building occupiers … Continue reading “What you need to know about fire door safety”

Closing the skills gap – how important is it for future construction?

For those of us who spent time at UK Construction Week recently the answer is a resounding ‘very’. Several seminar sessions explored the issues including ‘The Skills Debate – Moving words into action’, ‘Retaining and attracting talent in the UK Construction sector’, ‘How can the home build industry improve traditional skills training to overcome site skills shortages’ and ‘Best … Continue reading “Closing the skills gap – how important is it for future construction?”

BREEAM Domestic Refurb goes online

As the BRE Academy continues to look at new ways to bring its training to a wider audience, the latest addition to the e-learning portfolio is BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment, which now sits alongside the already online An introduction to BREEAM, BREEAM Masterclass for Designers and BREEAM Masterclass for Contractors. What are the advantages of the … Continue reading “BREEAM Domestic Refurb goes online”

BRE to provide sustainable development training to senior Chinese Government officials

The BRE Group has entered into a collaboration with the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA) the leading Chinese government body responsible for providing international training to senior officials in the national, regional and local Government and to leading industrialists. The training will focus on sustainable development and resilience in the built environment as China’s … Continue reading “BRE to provide sustainable development training to senior Chinese Government officials”