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About us

Established 1949 to support post war reconstruction and to establish better Scottish Building Standards, BRE Scotland now helps clients successfully meet the challenges they face in delivering a better built environment

Sustainable development - supporting organisations to design and deliver projects that are highly sustainable, using the full range of BRE's sustainability tools

Energy -  performance of buildings and materials -

  • combating fuel poverty,
  • helping minimise green house gas emissions from Scotland's building stock through improved design and application of new renewable technologies and control systems
  • Thermal modelling
  • SAP & SBEM

Construction advisory services -  offering advice and testing  on all issues concerning new build and maintenance, including

Technical appraisal of defect and problem investigation (including building fabric, concrete, glass/glazing, internal finishes).

Resilience - undertaking research and consultancy related to the resilience of the built environment, addressing issues such as climate, flooding, energy, resources and disaster management.  BRE's Centre for Reslience is working across a range of issues with partners in government and industry.

Corporate - supporting organisations to recognise, measure and achieve their corporate social responsibilities with regards meeting energy and emissions targets, productivity improvement and responsible sourcing.

Training - bespoke training on energy, construction, flood resilience, theral performance and sustainability, including regulatory issues; ongoing delivery of ACD scheme management and training services.

Partnering - with Scottish research and educational institutions to grow our research and innovation activity

Innovation - BRE Scotland are well placed to assist innovators in meeting the needs of the future industry. Guidance on legislation and certification, technical & market appraisal testing and R&D.

BRE offer independent advisory services on a number of issues concerning building services, systems, installations and components and their performance in situ.