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BRE Wales

Supporting  re-growth and regeneration in Wales

BRE Wales is a multi-disciplinary team providing sustainable building consultancy and research throughout Wales, the South West and beyond.  Our main areas of expertise include:  Code/BREEAM, PassivHaus, Refurbishment, Renewable Energy and Site Waste Management, Thermal Modelling and Training.

Current projects include:

  • Working with Welsh Housing Associations and developers pioneering the first generation of zero carbon housing on the Welsh Future Homes Project Wales.
  • Refurbishing ‘hard to treat' dwellings to the highest possible standards.
  • Developing renewable energy strategies for the Heads of Valleys region, individual developments and refurbishment projects.  
  • Creating a Sustainable Building web Portal for the Welsh Assembly Government.
  • Developing a green architects register and training programmes
  • Developing low carbon design and decision tools and software
  • Working with academic institutions and industry in collaborative research projects at local, national and European level.
  • Thermal modelling of bespoke timber framed glazing systems
  • Running a PassivHaus design competition in conjunction with a local housing association
  • Operating the National Solar Centre in Cornwall