Latest news from BRE http://www.bre.co.uk/latest.jsp Latest news from BRE Healthy Places for People http://www.bre.co.uk/news/Healthy-Places-for-People--1225.html Leading speakers to take centre stage at BRE's March conference. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BRE & EVORA partner on Healthy Buildings event http://www.bre.co.uk/news/BRE--EVORA-partner-on-Healthy-Buildings-event-1224.html Key April event to set out practical ways of improving commercial buildings for better occupant health and wellbeing. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BREEAM Awards 2017 - Winners announced http://www.bre.co.uk/news/BREEAM-Awards-2017--Winners-announced-1223.html BRE has announced the winners of its BREEAM Awards 2017, the world’s leading sustainability rating scheme, at a gala event held last night at the London Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square. Wed, 8 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Cardiff University researchers to develop tool to project Wales's greenhouse gas emissions up to 2050 http://www.bre.co.uk/news/Cardiff-University-researchers-to-develop-tool-to-project-Waless-greenhouse-gas-emissions-up-to-2050-1222.html Academics partner with BRE to forecast Wales’s future carbon emissions Mon, 6 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BRE Global appoints Passive Fire Business Development Manager http://www.bre.co.uk/news/BRE-Global-appoints-Passive-Fire-Business-Development-Manager-1221.html BRE Global has appointed Mark Cummings to act as a client direct point of contact for passive fire product testing and certification services.  Mon, 6 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BREEAM training to be rolled out across China http://www.bre.co.uk/news/BREEAM-training-to-be-rolled-out-across-China-1219.html BRE’s training arm the BRE Academy is partnering with green building consultancy NSD* to deliver an extensive programme of BREEAM training across China. This initiative reflects a growing interest in BREEAM in China and the move to upskill built environment professionals so they can deliver against Government-set sustainable development targets. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BRE Academy win Hertfordshire Training & Skills award http://www.bre.co.uk/news/BRE-Academy-win-Hertfordshire-Training--Skills-award--1218.html BRE’s training business, the BRE Academy, has won the Training & Skills Provider of the Year award at the Hertfordshire Building and Construction Awards 2017. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BRE Global to launch a new certification scheme for property flood resilience surveyors http://www.bre.co.uk/news/BRE-Global-to-launch-a-new-certification-scheme-for-property-flood-resilience-surveyors-1217.html In response to a key recommendation from Defra’s recent Property Resilience Action Plan, BRE Global is launching a new certification scheme for independent property flood resilience surveyors. Certificated surveyors will provide property owners with impartial information about the measures needed to make their homes and businesses more resilient to flooding.  Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 CIBSE's best training programme award goes to BRE Academy http://www.bre.co.uk/news/CIBSEs-best-training-programme-award-goes-to-BRE-Academy-1216.html BRE’s training arm the BRE Academy, were awarded the CIBSE Building Performance Training Programme of the year award for their BREEAM Associate course at the CIBSE Award ceremony in London last night.  Wed, 8 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BRE and German built environment institute to mutually recognise EPD http://www.bre.co.uk/news/BRE-and-German-built-environment-institute-to-mutually-recognise-EPD-1215.html BRE Global has signed a mutual recognition agreement with the German based Institute of the Built Environment (IBU), an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) scheme operator with customers across Europe. The agreement was announced at architects trade fair BAU2017 in Munich. Wed, 8 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BRE launches new flood resilient demonstration home http://www.bre.co.uk/news/BRE-launches-new-flood-resilient-demonstration-home--1214.html A flood resilient prototype home has been launched to show the most effective ways to protect homes against flood damage and limit disruption. Fri, 3 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000