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Sustainable Design Advice & Guidance

BRE's comprehensive understanding of sustainability in construction can help clients, design teams and contractors to achieve and demonstrate sustainability standards in new build and refurbishment.  Our services include:

  • Facilitated meetings to establish sustainability priorities and project indicators
  • Design concepts through to planning
  • Low carbon design options appraisal
  • Development of architectural, mechanical & electrical and structural output specifications
  • Organisation of architectural design competitions
  • Evaluation of tenders against environmental performance
  • Technical support and establishment of evidence for meeting project sustainability indicators

BRE is experienced in developing sustainable building design guidance for corporate construction clients in the UK and internationally, ensuring that the buildings they construct, refurbish and occupy achieve optimum levels of environmental performance.  BRE design guidance is carefully  structured, easy to use and clearly communicated to suit the different requirements at each stage of a project. We can provide hard copy manuals, DVD or web-based versions and offer support in training and implementation.