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  1. 2019 Wellness and biophilia symposium. May 2019
  2. A case study of adopting BIT-Kit: A method uncovering the impact buildings have on people. March 2014
  3. A guide to the use of urban timber FB 50. July 20112
  4. A Home to Remember. June 2019
  5. A measure of net well-being that incorporates the effect of housing environmental impacts. March 2014
  6. Accredited access consultant. August 2018.
  7. Accredited energy assessor. August 2019.
  8. Acoustic design for health and wellbeing. February 2019
  9. Active system. August 2018
  10. Adapting homes for dementia. December 2019
  11. Adequate view out. 2018
  12. Aesthetics and performance. January 2020
  13. Alarm receiving centre. December 2015
  14. All about wellness. June 2019
  15. Applying Fabric First principles: Complying with UK energy efficiency requirements FB 80. March 2016
  16. Applying flood resilience technologies GG 84. September 2014
  17. Approved building energy calculation software. August 2018
  18. Australian ethical labour sourcing standard. July 2018.
  19. Asset management for environmental conditions - retrofitting strategies for simple buildings. May 2016.
  20. A technical guide to district heating (FB 72). December 2014.
  21. ACM cladding testing by BRE.
  22. Adapting 1965-1980 semi-detached dwellings in the UK to reduce summer overheating and the effect of the 2010 Building Regulations. March 2014
  23. Airtightness of energy efficient buildings. March 2014
  24. Air conditioning in non-domestic buildings. June 2016
  25. Alkali-activated binders for precast and ready-mixed concrete products: A route map to standardisation, certification and guidance. June 2016.
  26. Alkali-activated binders for precast and ready-mixed concrete products: New supply chains, business models and environmental benefits. January 2016
  27. Anatomy of low carbon retrofits: evidence from owner-occupied superhomes. March 2014
  28. Applications, performance characteristics and environmental benefits of alkali-activated binder concretes. June 2013.
  29. ARUP and Better Shelter at the Working Together for Disaster Relief Conference. Jan 2019
  30. Assessing the fire performance of existing reinforced concrete flooring systems. March 2012.
  31. Automatic fire detection and alarm systems, an introductory guide to components and systems BR 510. October 2010.
  32. Automatic fire sprinkler systems: A good practice guide. October 2010.
  33. Battery energy storage systems with grid-connected solar photovoltaics BR 514. September 2017
  34. BES 6001 Responsible sourcing of construction products. September 2015
  35. Beyond BIM: Knowledge management for a smarter built environment. April 2018
  36. BIM – it's about the Planet. May 2015
  37. BIM DataBook. Oct 2017
  38. Biodiversity in the urban environment. November 2014
  39. Biomaterial. October 2018
  40. Biophilic design - health and wellbeing in buildings. May 2019
  41. Birds-eye figure. July 2012
  42. Blockchain - feasibility and opportunity assessment. Feb 2018
  43. Bluetooth. December 2014
  44. Bole. July 2012
  45. Bottom-up approach to address the challenges of low-carbon eco-cites. January 2015.
  46. BR135: Annex B. Performance criteria and classification method for BS 8414-2:2005. April 2005.
  47. BREEAM.
  48. BREEAM and CEEQUAL. November 2015
  49. BREEAM Awards 2017. March 2017
  50. BREEAM Awards 2018. March 2018
  51. BREEAM Awards 2019. March 2019
  52. BREEAM and Measurabl. April 2018
  53. BREEAM concept design. 2018
  54. BREEAM Data Centres Annex Pilot. November 2019
  55. BREEAM developed design. 2018
  56. BREEAM launches local planning authority guidance.
  57. BREEAM independent party. 2018
  58. BREEAM project delivery stakeholders. 2018
  59. BREEAM Recognised responsible construction management schemes. 2018
  60. BRE and Graitec partnership. August 2017
  61. BRE and Willmott Dixon project to retrofit of a 1920s semi-detached house. April 2016
  62. BRE and GRESB introduce new efficiencies for reporting Green Building Certifications. April 2018
  63. BRE Buzz articles on Designing Buildings Wiki.
  64. BRE award Atlas Industries. Nov 2017
  65. BRE Building Elements series (AP 243). August 2017.
  66. BRE Digest 365 Soakaway design. February 2016
  67. BRE Expert Collection 6 Daylight and shading. Aptil 2015
  68. BRE Global transfer to Ireland. March 2018
  69. BRE National Security Survey. Dec 2017
  70. BRE National Solar Centre. October 2015
  71. BRE photovoltaic certification scheme. July 2016
  72. BRE response to the green housing revolution. October 2019
  73. BRE SMARTWaste online reporting platform. October 2015
  74. BRE Trust. January 2014
  75. BRE Trust Review 2014. July 2015
  76. BRE Üserhuus. September 2015
  77. BRE Watford Innovation Park. Sept 2017
  78. BRE wellbeing research paper competition. August 2015
  79. BREEAM associate online training. March 2016
  80. BREEAM extends coverage of VOC schemes to a number of European-based schemes. October 2015
  81. BREEAM key meetings. 2018
  82. BREEAM performance targets. 2018
  83. BREEAM recognised responsible sourcing certification schemes. August 2018
  84. Broken chain. August 2018
  85. Burr. July 2012
  86. Building damp-free cavity walls. March 2015.
  87. Building information modelling life cycle assessment IP 5 15. May 2015.
  88. Building on fill. October 2015.
  89. Building Research Establishment BRE. January 2014
  90. Car club. August 2018
  91. Carbon negative. August 2018
  92. Carbon neutral. August 2018
  93. Cardiff University emissions tool. March 2017
  94. Cat's paw figure. July 2012
  95. CEEQUAL International. 23.10.2019
  96. CEEQUAL. January 2019
  97. CEEQUAL version 6. July 2019
  98. Center for Sustainable Landscapes. Feb 2020
  99. Centre for Smart Homes and Buildings. Jan 2018
  100. Certified thermal details and products scheme. July 2015.
  101. Changing energy behaviour in the workplace (FB 73). March 2015
  102. Changing patterns in domestic energy use FB 76. September 2015
  103. Characterising smoke from modern materials and evaluating smoke detectors. November 2014
  104. Check or checking. July 2012
  105. Cities as systems - BRE Solutions for urban environments. March 2015
  106. Close proximity. August 2018
  107. Code of Practice for Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic Systems. 2014
  108. Colour appearance.
  109. Competition seeking new technologies to help solve the challenge of solid walls. March 2015
  110. Complex system. 2018
  111. Compliant public transport node. August 2018
  112. Component level life cycle cost options appraisal. 2018
  113. Composting. August 2018
  114. Comprehensive route. August 2018
  115. Computational fluid dynamics in building design: An introduction FB 69. September 2014.
  116. Concrete in aggressive ground (SD 1). June 2005
  117. Constituent construction product. August 2018
  118. Construction record. August 2018
  119. Constructing Excellence annual conference 2017. Dec 2017
  120. Constructing Excellence merges with BRE. August 2016
  121. Control of solar shading IP 4 17. November 2017
  122. Conventions for U-value calculations (2006 edition) BR 443. July 2016
  123. Conventions for calculating linear thermal transmittance and temperature factors. June 2016
  124. Cover systems for land regeneration - thickness of cover systems for contaminated land (BR465). March 2004
  125. Cracking in buildings. March 2016
  126. Creating strong communities – measuring social sustainability in new housing development. March 2014
  127. Crime Prevention Design Advisor. August 2017
  128. Crotch figure. July 2012
  129. Cycle route. August 2018
  130. Cycle storage. August 2018
  131. Daylight benefits in healthcare buildings. March 2014
  132. DC isolators for photovoltaic systems (FB 68). October 2014
  133. Delivering sustainable buildings: Savings and payback FB 63. August 2014
  134. Delivering sustainable low energy housing with softwood timber frame. January 2015
  135. Delivering waste efficiency in commercial buildings: A guide for facilities managers. November 2014
  136. Delivering water efficiency in commercial buildings: A guide for facilities managers. June 2014
  137. Dementia-friendly home. May 2017
  138. Design flood event. August 2018.
  139. Design of durable concrete structures. 2014.
  140. Designing out unintended consequences when applying solid wall insulation FB 79. September 2015.
  141. Designing resilient cities: a guide to good practice (EP 103). April 2012
  142. Designing to reduce the chemical, biological and radiological vulnerability of new buildings (IP 7/15). September 2015
  143. Developing test methods to assess video flame and video smoke detectors. July 2019
  144. Development footprint. August 2018
  145. Diagnosing the causes of dampness (GR 5 revised). March 2015
  146. Domestic floors: Part 1: Construction, insulation and damp proofing. March 2015.
  147. Domestic micro-generation. November 2014.
  148. Domestic Retrofit training course. 12.12.2019
  149. Domestic smoke alarms DG525. May 2012
  150. Dunnage. July 2012
  151. Earthships in Europe. February 2012
  152. Economic sustainability. August 2018
  153. Ecosystem. August 2018
  154. Electricity supply. November 2014.
  155. Elemental life cycle cost plan. 2018
  156. Embedded security: Procuring an effective facility protective security system. December 2015.
  157. Energy efficiency retrofit training videos. December 2019
  158. End racking. July 2012
  159. Energy management and building controls. April 2016.
  160. Energy management in the built environment: A review of best practice. January 2012
  161. Ensuring good indoor air quality in buildings. Maey 2019
  162. Environmental impact of biomaterials and biomass (FB 67). May 2014
  163. Environmental profiles methodology. November 2018
  164. European Construction Institute joins BRE. Sept 2017.
  165. Evacuating vulnerable and dependent people from buildings in an emergency FB 52. February 2013.
  166. External fire performance of roofs: A guide to test methods and classification. February 2013
  167. External fire spread: building separation and boundary distances (BR 187). February 2017.
  168. External fire spread, Supplementary guidance to BR 187 incorporating probabilistic and time-based approaches. May 2016.
  169. Fire Doors (DG 524). February 2012.
  170. Fire performance of external thermal insulation for walls of multistorey buildings, third edition (BR 135). 2013.
  171. Fire Risk Assessor. December 2015
  172. Fire risk in high-rise and super high-rise buildings DG 533. August 2014
  173. Fleet operator. 2018
  174. Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme. 2018
  175. Flexible electrical networks for a low carbon future. April 2017
  176. Flood resilient house. September 2016.
  177. Flood risk assessment. August 2018.
  178. Foundation route. August 2018.
  179. Glossary of electrical terms. December 2014
  180. Greenbuild 2017. Nov 2017
  181. Green Guide to Specification. November 2018
  182. Green timber. July 2012.
  183. Gross development area. August 2018.
  184. Growing space. August 2018
  185. Health and wellbeing impacts of natural and artificial lighting. August 2015
  186. Health effects of indoor air quality on children and young people. February 2020
  187. Healthy planning policy and monitoring in Southwark and Lambeth. Mar 2019
  188. Hemp lime construction: A guide to building with hemp lime composites. September 2008
  189. High pollution location. August 2018
  190. Homes and ageing in England. November 2015
  191. Home energy performance ratio. August 2018
  192. Home of 2030. November 2019
  193. Home quality mark. March 2015
  194. Home Quality Mark high temperature reporting tool. August 2018
  195. HQM cost output. August 2018
  196. HQM performance targets. August 2018
  197. HS2 and BREEAM. Feb 2018
  198. Human-centric lighting. Feb 2019
  199. Humanitarian shelter exhibition. Oct 2017
  200. Hydraulically treated soils in residential construction (BR 513). April 2017
  201. Identifying non-traditional houses in the UK 1918-75. December 2012.
  202. Illuminance. September 2016.
  203. Improving fire safety design with coupled hybrid modelling. 14.01.2020
  204. Increasing productivity in 2018. Jan 2018
  205. Independent third party. August 2018
  206. Installation of photovoltaic panels on existing flat roofs - some lessons learned IP 8 14. July 2014
  207. Installing fire doors and doorsets (GG 86). June 2017
  208. Integrated Material Profile and Costing Tool. August 2018
  209. Integrated modelling, simulation and visualisation (MSV) for sustainable built healing environments (BHEs). March 2014
  210. Interested party. 2018
  211. Internal occupied space. August 2018
  212. Inverted roof defect - case study. Nov 2017
  213. Land-sea interface. August 2018
  214. Lamp efficacy. September 2016
  215. Legal and sustainable timber. 2018
  216. Legally harvested and traded timber. August 2018.
  217. Lifetime Homes Design Guide (EP 100). October 2011.
  218. Lighting and health FB 74. August 2015.
  219. Lighting and health infographic. August 2015.
  220. Lighting for circadian rhythms. October 2019
  221. LINA - Life Cycle Assessment tool. July 2016.
  222. Live investigations of false fire alarms. December 2015
  223. Locating ventilation inlets to reduce ingress of external pollutants into buildings: A new methodology IP 9 14. June 2014
  224. Low maintenance plants. August 2018
  225. Low or zero carbon technologies. August 2018
  226. Luminaire efficacy. September 2016.
  227. Making the most of renewable energy systems DG 531. June 2014
  228. Managing fire risk in commercial buildings: A guide for facilities managers. September 2017.
  229. Managing risks in existing buildings: An overview of UK risk-based legislation for commercial and industrial premises (FB 86). September 2014.
  230. Manual call point. December 2015
  231. Material resource efficiency in construction: Supporting a circular economy. January 2017.
  232. Measuring fuel poverty. June 2016
  233. Measuring the wellbeing benefits of interior materials. August 2012
  234. Micro-grids December 2014
  235. Modern Slavery Influencers' Index. March 2018
  236. National Refurbishment Centre. August 2016.
  237. Natural fibre reinforced polymers (NFRPs) in the construction industry IP 14 14. November 2014.
  238. New requirements for fire detection and alarm network systems IP 12 13. September 2013.
  239. Next adopt YellowJacket. December 2018
  240. No-sky line. 2018
  241. Openable window area. 2018
  242. Over £1 billion lost every year due to false alarms. August 2019
  243. Passive and reactive fire protection to structural steel (IP 6 12). January 2012.
  244. People-friendly lighting controls. May 2014.
  245. Performance of exemplar buildings in use: Bridging the performance gap FB 78. February 2016
  246. Personal protection watermist systems in the homes of vulnerable people. November 2015.
  247. Point of supply. 2018
  248. Post occupancy evaluation process. 2018
  249. Potential owner. August 2018.
  250. Power factor. September 2016.
  251. Power over ethernet. December 2014
  252. Power over USB. January 2015
  253. Primary air barrier. August 2018
  254. Private wire arrangement. August 2018
  255. Project delivery stakeholders. August 2018
  256. PV inverter. December 2014
  257. QSAND. February 2019
  258. Quality indoor lighting for comfort, health, wellbeing and productivity. Feb 2019
  259. Quantifying the health benefits of the Decent Homes programme FB 64. April 2014.
  260. QUANTUM project. November 2019
  261. QUANTUM project practical benefits. December 2019
  262. Recreational space. August 2018.
  263. Radon: Guidance on protective measures for new buildings BR 211. November 2015.
  264. Radon protection for new domestic extensions and conservatories with solid concrete ground floors (GG 73 revised). January 2015
  265. Radon protection for new dwellings GG 74. January 2015
  266. Radon protection for new large buildings GG 75. January 2015
  267. Radon solutions in older homes GR 38. April 2014
  268. Reducing the embodied impacts of shopfitting equipment. February 2015
  269. Reducing thermal bridging at junctions when designing and installing solid wall insulation FB 61. December 2013
  270. Re-establish human relationships with the natural world Apr 2019
  271. Renewable energy sources: how they work and what they deliver: Part 3: Electrically driven heat pumps DG 532 3. December 2014
  272. Renewable energy sources: how they work and what they deliver: Part 4: Solar thermal hot water systems DG 532 4. December 2014.
  273. Responsible sourcing of construction products. August 2018
  274. RetrofitLab App. October 2015
  275. Retrofitting solar shading. November 2017
  276. Reused construction products. August 2018
  277. Rip sawing. July 2012
  278. Ripple figure. July 2012
  279. Rising damp in walls - diagnosis and treatment (DG 245). October 2007.
  280. SABRE. August 2017.
  281. Safe ductwork - Loss Prevention Standard (LPS 2084). July 2017
  282. Safe pedestrian route. August 2018
  283. Secured by design. August 2018
  284. Secure space. August 2018
  285. Security glazing. October 2016
  286. Security Needs Assessment. August 2018
  287. Separate zoning control. 2018
  288. Service life. August 2018
  289. Site layout planning for daylight and sunlight. September 2011
  290. SiteSmart. October 2016.
  291. Smartsite. May 2018
  292. Smart meter. December 2014.
  293. Smoke detection in high ceiling spaces. June 2012
  294. Solar shading of buildings BR 364. January 2018
  295. Spalting. July 2012
  296. Specialist commissioning manager. 2018
  297. Sprinkler systems explained: A guide to sprinkler installation standards and rules. June 2009.
  298. Sound insulation in dwellings: Part 1: An introduction (GG 83-1). February 2014.
  299. Sound insulation in dwellings Part 2: New-build (GG 83-2). August 2015
  300. Sound insulation in dwellings: Part 3: Material change of use (conversions) (GG 83-3). October 2015
  301. Strategic performance targets. 2018
  302. Substantially occupied. 2018
  303. Suitably Qualified Acoustician. August 2018
  304. Surface water run-off. August 2018
  305. The causes of false fire alarms in buildings. 2014
  306. The cost-benefit to the NHS arising from preventative housing interventions (FB82). April 2016
  307. The cost of poor housing to the NHS. March 2015
  308. The daylight factor. March 2014
  309. The design of extra care housing for older people and its impact on wellbeing: The East Sussex perspective. March 2014
  310. The essential guide to retail lighting. September 2013.
  311. The full cost of poor housing. May 2016
  312. The full cost of poor housing in Wales. May 2019
  313. The Future of Electricity in Domestic Buildings. December 2014
  314. The impact of the design of the Psychiatric inpatient facility on perceptions of Carer wellbeing. March 2014
  315. The real cost of poor housing. March 2014
  316. The role of codes, standards and approvals in delivering fire safety. January 1988
  317. The structural condition of Easiform cavity-walled dwellings (BR 130). January 1988 August 2018.
  318. Thermal dynamic analysis. August 2018
  319. Tidal estuary.
  320. Tiger-stripe figure. July 2012
  321. Timber banding. July 2012
  322. Timber shakes. July 2012.
  323. Timber stickers. July 2012.
  324. Transforming Construction Alliance. November 2018
  325. Transitioning to eco-cities: Reducing carbon emissions while improving urban welfare. March 2014
  326. Transport design and health. Oct 2016
  327. U-value conventions in practice: Worked examples using BR 443. January 2012
  328. Ubiquitous sensors to assess energy consumption and wellbeing in domestic environments. March 2014
  329. Understanding the factors affecting flashover of a fire in modern buildings. April 2017
  330. Unfired clay masonry: An introduction to low-impact building materials. October 2011
  331. Uniformity of illuminance. 2018
  332. Urban water systems management: A data analytics approach EP 105. April 2018
  333. Visual alarm devices - their effectiveness in warning of fire. April 2015
  334. Visual alarm devices for fire: An introduction and guide to BS EN 54-23. Feb 2012
  335. Waney edged. July 2012
  336. Watermist systems for fire protection in domestic and residential buildings DG 534. September 2014
  337. Well-being and regeneration: Reflections from Carpenters Estate. March 2014
  338. WELL and BREEAM align. Nov 2016
  339. Why do buildings crack? (DG 361). August 2014
  340. WiFi. December 2014
  341. WiMax. January 2015.
  342. Wind loads on roof-mounted photovoltaic and solar thermal systems DG 489. May 2014.
  343. Wood figure. July 2012
  344. Working platforms for tracked plant: good practice guide to the design, installation, maintenance and repair of ground-supported working platforms. June 2004.
  345. Yellowjacket health and safety management tool. August 2015
  346. Zero Bills Home. March 2016.
  347. Zero net regulated carbon emissions. August 2018
  348. ZigBee. January 2015,

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