Building Research Establishment (BRE)

Expert, impartial research, knowledge and advice for the built environment sector and beyond.

BRE helps government, industry and business to meet the challenges of our built environment. Today's need to combat climate change, and the significant economic and social issues we now face, are no exceptions.

BRE is an independent and impartial, research-based consultancy, testing and training organisation, offering expertise in every aspect of the built environment and associated industries. We help clients create better, safer and more sustainable products, buildings, communities and businesses - and we support the innovation needed to achieve this.

As well as our Watford Headquarters, we operate from regional offices in Scotland and Wales


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SMARTWaste environmental site monitoring software

SMARTWaste environmental site monitoring software

SMARTWaste is a flexible online monitoring and reporting software platform, helping individuals and organisations monitor, target and reduce construction site environmental impacts and costs. Read more…

NB: This resource is hosted on a subscription-based website.

Kingspan Lighthouse Deconstruction

Case studies

Launched at BRE’s OFFSITE event in 2007, the Kingspan Lighthouse has been a hugely innovative and pioneering building, the first home in the UK to be certified to Level 6 of the Code for Sustainable Homes. Read more…

BIM Prospects


26 - 27 March 2015, RIBA London
BY 2016 ALL UK GOVERNMENT-PROCURED CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS WILL NEED TO COMPLY WITH BIM LEVEL 2. BIM LEVEL 2 is defined by standards, protocols, frameworks and definitions. Read more…

Cities Convention


22nd & 23rd April 2015, Altitude London
Cities need to be smarter, more sustainable and resilient. What lessons can be learned from early adopters of smart city solutions? Read more…

Property Flood Resilience Database


With funding from Innovate UK, BRE with partners Axa and Lexis Nexis are developing a Property Flood Resilience Database. It will provide the... Read more…

Consultation on Draft BREEAM UK Refurbishment and Fit-out 2014 scheme

Guidance and industry reports, Measurement & reporting tools, Standards

The draft BREEAM Refurbishment and Fit-out 2014 scheme provides for the first time, a dedicated version of BREEAM for the assessment of non-domestic building refurbishment and fit-out projects. Read more…

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