Testing and monitoring services
It is estimated that we spend up to 80% of our time indoors, so the quality of the indoor environments in which we live and work is crucial to our health and wellbeing.
We offer a range of testing and monitoring services covering many aspects of indoor environments, be they residential or commercial.
Our services include :-
Acoustic testing - includingairborne sound insulation testing, environmental noise assessments and other acoustics standards and tests.
Airtightness - at all stages of planning and construction, BRE offers airtightness testing and leakage audits on buildings of all types and sizes.
Energy assessments - BRE offers a wide range of capabilities regarding the investigation of thethermal performance of buildings through monitoring of energy use and thermal imaging.
HVAC - we can test the performance of all types of HVAC systems using standard test procedures or by carrying out physical modelling (using full-size or scale mock-up models).
Indoor air quality - comprehensive indoor air quality testing and monitoring services based on our extensive experience of analysing air in buildings of all kinds, including houses, offices, schools and healthcare settings.
Ventilation - BRE has extensive experience in ventilation measurement, including determination of ventilation rates by passive techniques using tracer gases.
Thermal comfort and overheating - BRE offers assessment and monitoring of indoor spaces in order to investigate the thermal comfort of occupants, and also a range of services in cases where buildings are found to be overheating - ranging from monitoring and inspections to expert witness services.
We offer the following testing options:
- Cross-trained BRE testing teams are able to carry out coordinated testing programmes - providing the best value for money.
- Testing packages may be tailored to suit any need and budget.