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  1. Automatic fire sprinkler. September 2020
  2. Vulnerability. September 2020
  3. Shanghai Landsea's Hongqiao Green Country. September 2020
  4. Interactive CEEQUAL and Sustainable Development Goals mapping. August 2020
  5. Liverpool Cargo Building case study. August 2020.
  6. Customised virtual reality health and safety training. August 2020
  7. An interpretation of the SDG's for use at an infrastructure project level. August 2020
  8. Hilton Tallinn Park case study. August 2020.
  9. English Housing Survey 2018-19 reports released. August 2020.
  10. Threat. August 2020
  11. Security risk. August 2020
  12. BRE China celebrates two major milestones. July 2020.
  13. Security manager. July 2020
  14. Project security manager. July 2020
  15. BREEAM USA In-Use: Residential Plus. July 2020
  16. BRE welcomes the introduction of the Value Toolkit. July 2020
  17. Personnel security. July 2020
  18. Security intervention. July 2020
  19. Insider. July 2020
  20. Facility security manager. July 2020
  21. Manufacture of lightweight aggregate granules containing phase change materials. July 2020‎
  22. Facility security risk management plan. June 2020
  23. Design basis threat. June 2020
  24. Defence in depth. June 2020
  25. Convergent threat. June 2020
  26. BRE Red Book. June 2020
  27. A traceability framework for the construction supply chain. June 2020
  28. Better prediction of overheating in new homes. June 2020
  29. Loss Prevention Standard. June 2020
  30. Command and control. June 2020
  31. Adversary. June 2020
  32. Decent Homes for Ageing Well. May 2020
  33. BREEAM USA In-Use Version 6. May 2020
  34. BREEAM In-Use Version 6 environmental standard launched by BRE. May 2020
  35. Site layout planning for daylight. May 2020
  36. Assessing the effects of thermal bridging at junctions and around openings. May 2020
  37. Accessible meter. Apr 2020
  38. Suitably qualified energy modeller. Apr 2020
  39. Primary energy. Apr 2020
  40. Notional building. Apr 2020
  41. Green fit-out agreement. Apr 2020
  42. Energy Performance Ratio for New Constructions. Apr 2020
  43. Blockchain definitions. Mar 2020
  44. BRE Group response to the Future Homes Standard consultation. Mar 2020
  45. BREEAM Awards 2020. Mar 2020
  46. Center for Sustainable Landscapes. Feb 2020
  47. Health effects of indoor air quality on children and young people. Feb 2020
  48. The Housing Stock of The United Kingdom. Feb 2020
  49. Aesthetics and performance. Jan 2020
  50. Adapting homes for dementia. Dec 2019
  51. BIM for Energy Efficiency (EP107). Dec 2019
  52. Domestic Retrofit training course. Dec 2019
  53. Energy efficiency retrofit training videos. Dec 2019
  54. QUANTUM project practical benefits. Dec 2019
  55. BREEAM Data Centres Annex Pilot. Nov 2019
  56. Home of 2030. Nov 2019
  57. QUANTUM project. Nov 2019
  58. BRE response to the green housing revolution. Oct 2019
  59. CEEQUAL International. Oct 2019
  60. Lighting for circadian rhythms. Oct 2019
  61. Accredited energy assessor. Aug 2019
  62. Over £1 billion lost every year due to false alarms. Aug 2019
  63. CEEQUAL version 6. Jul 2019
  64. Dedicated and safe cycle lane. Jul 2019
  65. Dedicated and safe footpaths. Jul 2019
  66. Dedicated pedestrian crossing. Jul 2019
  67. Developing test methods to assess video flame and video smoke detectors. Jul 2019
  68. Dynamic Simulation Model. Jul 2019
  69. Security rating scheme. Jul 2019
  70. Suitably qualified security specialist. Jul 2019
  71. ACM cladding testing by BRE. Jul 2019
  72. A Home to Remember. Jun 2019
  73. All about wellness. Jun 2019
  74. Ensuring good indoor air quality in buildings. May 2019
  75. 2019 Wellness and biophilia symposium. May 2019
  76. Biophilic design - health and wellbeing in buildings. May 2019
  77. The full cost of poor housing in Wales. May 2019
  78. BREEAM launches local planning authority guidance. May 2019
  79. Re-establish human relationships with the natural world . Apr 2019
  80. Healthy planning policy and monitoring in Southwark and Lambeth. Mar 2019
  81. BREEAM Awards 2019. Mar 2019
  82. Tidal estuary. Mar 2019
  83. Human-centric lighting. Feb 2019
  84. Quality indoor lighting for comfort, health, wellbeing and productivity. Feb 2019
  85. Acoustic design for health and wellbeing. Feb 2019
  86. QSAND. Feb 2019
  87. ARUP and Better Shelter at the Working Together for Disaster Relief Conference. Jan 2019
  88. CEEQUAL. Jan 2019
  89. Next adopt YellowJacket. Dec 2018
  90. Environmental profiles methodology. Nov 2018
  91. Green Guide to Specification. Nov 2018
  92. Transforming Construction Alliance. Nov 2018
  93. Biomaterial. Oct 2018
  94. Accredited access consultant. Aug 2018
  95. Active system. Aug 2018
  96. Approved building energy calculation software. Aug 2018
  97. BREEAM recognised responsible sourcing certification schemes. Aug 2018
  98. Broken chain. Aug 2018
  99. Car club. Aug 2018
  100. Carbon negative. Aug 2018
  101. Carbon neutral. Aug 2018
  102. Close proximity. Aug 2018
  103. Compliant public transport node. Aug 2018
  104. Composting. Aug 2018
  105. Comprehensive route. Aug 2018
  106. Constituent construction product. Aug 2018
  107. Construction record. Aug 2018
  108. Cycle route. Aug 2018
  109. Cycle storage. Aug 2018
  110. Design flood event. Aug 2018
  111. Development footprint. Aug 2018
  112. Economic sustainability. Aug 2018
  113. Ecosystem. Aug 2018
  114. Flood risk assessment. Aug 2018
  115. Foundation route. Aug 2018
  116. Gross development area. Aug 2018
  117. Growing space. Aug 2018
  118. High pollution location. Aug 2018
  119. Home energy performance ratio. Aug 2018
  120. Home Quality Mark high temperature reporting tool. Aug 2018
  121. HQM cost output. Aug 2018
  122. HQM performance targets. Aug 2018
  123. Independent third party. Aug 2018
  124. Integrated Material Profile and Costing Tool. Aug 2018
  125. Internal occupied space. Aug 2018
  126. Land-sea interface. Aug 2018
  127. Legally harvested and traded timber. Aug 2018
  128. Low maintenance plants. Aug 2018
  129. Low or zero carbon technologies. Aug 2018
  130. Potential owner. Aug 2018
  131. Primary air barrier. Aug 2018
  132. Private wire arrangement. Aug 2018
  133. Project delivery stakeholders. Aug 2018
  134. Recreational space. Aug 2018
  135. Responsible sourcing of construction products. Aug 2018
  136. Reused construction products. Aug 2018
  137. Safe pedestrian route. Aug 2018
  138. Secure space. Aug 2018
  139. Secured by design. Aug 2018
  140. Security Needs Assessment. Aug 2018
  141. Service life. Aug 2018
  142. Suitably Qualified Acoustician. Aug 2018
  143. Surface water run-off. Aug 2018
  144. Thermal dynamic analysis. Aug 2018
  145. Zero net regulated carbon emissions. Aug 2018
  146. Australian ethical labour sourcing standard. Jul 2018
  147. Smartsite. May 2018
  148. Beyond BIM: Knowledge management for a smarter built environment. Apr 2018
  149. BRE and GRESB introduce new efficiencies for reporting Green Building Certifications. Apr 2018
  150. BREEAM and Measurabl. Apr 2018
  151. Urban water systems management: A data analytics approach EP 105. Apr 2018
  152. BRE Global transfer to Ireland. Mar 2018
  153. BREEAM Awards 2018. Mar 2018
  154. Modern Slavery Influencers' Index. Mar 2018
  155. Blockchain - feasibility and opportunity assessment. Feb 2018
  156. HS2 and BREEAM. Feb 2018
  157. Centre for Smart Homes and Buildings. Jan 2018
  158. Increasing productivity in 2018. Jan 2018
  159. Solar shading of buildings BR 364. Jan 2018
  160. Adequate view out. 2018
  161. BREEAM concept design. 2018
  162. BREEAM developed design. 2018
  163. BREEAM independent party. 2018
  164. BREEAM key meetings. 2018
  165. BREEAM performance targets. 2018
  166. BREEAM project delivery stakeholders. 2018
  167. BREEAM Recognised responsible construction management schemes. 2018
  168. Complex system. 2018
  169. Component level life cycle cost options appraisal. 2018
  170. Counter Terrorism Security Advisor. 2018
  171. Elemental life cycle cost plan. 2018
  172. Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme. 2018
  173. Fleet operator. 2018
  174. Interested party. 2018
  175. Legal and sustainable timber. 2018
  176. Multiple occupancy office. 2018
  177. No-sky line. 2018
  178. Openable window area. 2018
  179. Point of supply. 2018
  180. Post occupancy evaluation process. 2018
  181. Predicted percentage dissatisfied. 2018
  182. Separate occupant control. 2018
  183. Separate zoning control. 2018
  184. Sources of external pollution. 2018
  185. Specialist commissioning manager. 2018
  186. Strategic performance targets. 2018
  187. Substantially occupied. 2018
  188. Uniformity of illuminance. 2018
  189. BRE Watford Innovation Park. Sept 2017
  190. European Construction Institute joins BRE. Sept 2017
  191. Battery energy storage systems with grid-connected solar photovoltaics BR 514. Sept 2017
  192. Managing fire risk in commercial buildings: A guide for facilities managers. Sept 2017
  193. BRE National Security Survey. Dec 2017
  194. Constructing Excellence annual conference 2017. Dec 2017
  195. BRE award Atlas Industries. Nov 2017
  196. Greenbuild 2017. Nov 2017
  197. Inverted roof defect - case study. Nov 2017
  198. Control of solar shading IP 4 17. Nov 2017
  199. Retrofitting solar shading. Nov 2017
  200. BIM DataBook. Oct 2017
  201. Humanitarian shelter exhibition. Oct 2017
  202. BRE and Graitec partnership. Aug 2017
  203. BRE Building Elements series (AP 243). Aug 2017
  204. Crime Prevention Design Advisor. Aug 2017
  205. SABRE. Aug 2017
  206. Safe ductwork - Loss Prevention Standard (LPS 2084). Jul 2017
  207. Installing fire doors and doorsets (GG 86). Jun 2017
  208. Dementia-friendly home. May 2017
  209. Flexible electrical networks for a low carbon future. Apr 2017
  210. Hydraulically treated soils in residential construction (BR 513). Apr 2017
  211. Understanding the factors affecting flashover of a fire in modern buildings. Apr 2017
  212. BREEAM Awards 2017. Mar 2017
  213. Cardiff University emissions tool. Mar 2017
  214. External fire spread: building separation and boundary distances (BR 187). Feb 2017
  215. Material resource efficiency in construction: Supporting a circular economy. Jan 2017
  216. Flood resilient house. Sept 2016
  217. Illuminance. Sept 2016
  218. Lamp efficacy. Sept 2016
  219. Luminaire efficacy. Sept 2016
  220. Power factor. Sept 2016
  221. Colour appearance. Sept 2016
  222. WELL and BREEAM align. Nov 2016
  223. Transport design and health. Oct 2016
  224. Security glazing. Oct 2016
  225. SiteSmart. Oct 2016
  226. Constructing Excellence merges with BRE. Aug 2016
  227. National Refurbishment Centre. Aug 2016
  228. BRE photovoltaic certification scheme. Jul 2016
  229. Conventions for U-value calculations (2006 edition) BR 443. Jul 2016
  230. LINA - Life Cycle Assessment tool. Jul 2016
  231. Air conditioning in non-domestic buildings. Jun 2016
  232. Alkali-activated binders for precast and ready-mixed concrete products: A route map to standardisation, certification and guidance. Jun 2016
  233. Conventions for calculating linear thermal transmittance and temperature factors. Jun 2016
  234. Measuring fuel poverty. Jun 2016
  235. Asset management for environmental conditions - retrofitting strategies for simple buildings. May 2016
  236. External fire spread, Supplementary guidance to BR 187 incorporating probabilistic and time-based approaches. May 2016
  237. The full cost of poor housing. May 2016
  238. BRE and Willmott Dixon project to retrofit of a 1920s semi-detached house. Apr 2016
  239. Energy management and building controls. Apr 2016
  240. The cost-benefit to the NHS arising from preventative housing interventions (FB82). Apr 2016
  241. Applying Fabric First principles: Complying with UK energy efficiency requirements FB 80. Mar 2016
  242. BREEAM associate online training. Mar 2016
  243. Cracking in buildings. Mar 2016
  244. Zero Bills Home. Mar 2016
  245. BRE Digest 365 Soakaway design. Feb 2016
  246. Performance of exemplar buildings in use: Bridging the performance gap FB 78. Feb 2016
  247. Improving fire safety design with coupled hybrid modelling. Jan 2016
  248. Alkali-activated binders for precast and ready-mixed concrete products: New supply chains, business models and environmental benefits. Jan 2016
  249. BES 6001 Responsible sourcing of construction products. Sept 2015
  250. BRE Üserhuus. Sept 2015
  251. Changing patterns in domestic energy use FB 76. Sept 2015
  252. Designing out unintended consequences when applying solid wall insulation FB 79. Sept 2015
  253. Designing to reduce the chemical, biological and radiological vulnerability of new buildings (IP 7/15). Sept 2015
  254. BRE Expert Collection 6 Daylight and shading. Aptil 2015
  255. Alarm receiving centre. Dec 2015
  256. Embedded security: Procuring an effective facility protective security system. Dec 2015
  257. Fire Risk Assessor. Dec 2015
  258. Live investigations of false fire alarms. Dec 2015
  259. Manual call point. Dec 2015
  260. BREEAM and CEEQUAL. Nov 2015
  261. Homes and ageing in England. Nov 2015
  262. Personal protection watermist systems in the homes of vulnerable people. Nov 2015
  263. Radon: Guidance on protective measures for new buildings BR 211. Nov 2015
  264. BRE National Solar Centre. Oct 2015
  265. BRE SMARTWaste online reporting platform. Oct 2015
  266. BREEAM extends coverage of VOC schemes to a number of European-based schemes. Oct 2015
  267. Building on fill. Oct 2015
  268. RetrofitLab App. Oct 2015
  269. Sound insulation in dwellings: Part 3: Material change of use (conversions) (GG 83-3). Oct 2015
  270. BRE wellbeing research paper competition. Aug 2015
  271. Health and wellbeing impacts of natural and artificial lighting. Aug 2015
  272. Lighting and health FB 74. Aug 2015
  273. Lighting and health infographic. Aug 2015
  274. Sound insulation in dwellings Part 2: New-build (GG 83-2). Aug 2015
  275. Yellowjacket health and safety management tool. Aug 2015
  276. BRE Trust Review 2014. Jul 2015
  277. Certified thermal details and products scheme. Jul 2015
  278. BIM – it's about the Planet. May 2015
  279. Building information modelling life cycle assessment IP 5 15. May 2015
  280. Visual alarm devices - their effectiveness in warning of fire. Apr 2015
  281. Building damp-free cavity walls. Mar 2015
  282. Changing energy behaviour in the workplace (FB 73). Mar 2015
  283. Cities as systems - BRE Solutions for urban environments. Mar 2015
  284. Competition seeking new technologies to help solve the challenge of solid walls. Mar 2015
  285. Diagnosing the causes of dampness (GR 5 revised). Mar 2015
  286. Domestic floors: Part 1: Construction, insulation and damp proofing. Mar 2015
  287. Home quality mark. Mar 2015
  288. The cost of poor housing to the NHS. Mar 2015
  289. Reducing the embodied impacts of shopfitting equipment. Feb 2015
  290. Bottom-up approach to address the challenges of low-carbon eco-cites. Jan 2015
  291. Delivering sustainable low energy housing with softwood timber frame. Jan 2015
  292. Power over USB. Jan 2015
  293. Radon protection for new domestic extensions and conservatories with solid concrete ground floors (GG 73 revised). Jan 2015
  294. Radon protection for new dwellings GG 74. Jan 2015
  295. Radon protection for new large buildings GG 75. Jan 2015
  296. WiMax. Jan 2015
  297. ZigBee. Jan 2015
  298. Applying flood resilience technologies GG 84. Sept 2014
  299. Computational fluid dynamics in building design: An introduction FB 69. Sept 2014
  300. Managing risks in existing buildings: An overview of UK risk-based legislation for commercial and industrial premises (FB 86). Sept 2014
  301. Watermist systems for fire protection in domestic and residential buildings DG 534. Sept 2014
  302. A technical guide to district heating (FB 72). Dec 2014
  303. Bluetooth. Dec 2014
  304. Glossary of electrical terms. Dec 2014
  305. Power over ethernet. Dec 2014
  306. PV inverter. Dec 2014
  307. Renewable energy sources: how they work and what they deliver: Part 3: Electrically driven heat pumps DG 532 3. Dec 2014
  308. Renewable energy sources: how they work and what they deliver: Part 4: Solar thermal hot water systems DG 532 4. Dec 2014
  309. Smart meter. Dec 2014
  310. The Future of Electricity in Domestic Buildings. Dec 2014
  311. WiFi. Dec 2014
  312. Micro-grids December 2014. Dec 2014
  313. Biodiversity in the urban environment. Nov 2014
  314. Characterising smoke from modern materials and evaluating smoke detectors. Nov 2014
  315. Delivering waste efficiency in commercial buildings: A guide for facilities managers. Nov 2014
  316. Domestic micro-generation. Nov 2014
  317. Electricity supply. Nov 2014
  318. Natural fibre reinforced polymers (NFRPs) in the construction industry IP 14 14. Nov 2014
  319. DC isolators for photovoltaic systems (FB 68). Oct 2014
  320. Delivering sustainable buildings: Savings and payback FB 63. Aug 2014
  321. Fire risk in high-rise and super high-rise buildings DG 533. Aug 2014
  322. Why do buildings crack? (DG 361). Aug 2014
  323. Installation of photovoltaic panels on existing flat roofs - some lessons learned IP 8 14. Jul 2014
  324. Delivering water efficiency in commercial buildings: A guide for facilities managers. Jun 2014
  325. Locating ventilation inlets to reduce ingress of external pollutants into buildings: A new methodology IP 9 14. Jun 2014
  326. Making the most of renewable energy systems DG 531. Jun 2014
  327. Environmental impact of biomaterials and biomass (FB 67). May 2014
  328. People-friendly lighting controls. May 2014
  329. Wind loads on roof-mounted photovoltaic and solar thermal systems DG 489. May 2014
  330. Quantifying the health benefits of the Decent Homes programme FB 64. Apr 2014
  331. Radon solutions in older homes GR 38. Apr 2014
  332. A case study of adopting BIT-Kit: A method uncovering the impact buildings have on people. Mar 2014
  333. A measure of net well-being that incorporates the effect of housing environmental impacts. Mar 2014
  334. Adapting 1965-1980 semi-detached dwellings in the UK to reduce summer overheating and the effect of the 2010 Building Regulations. Mar 2014
  335. Airtightness of energy efficient buildings. Mar 2014
  336. Anatomy of low carbon retrofits: evidence from owner-occupied superhomes. Mar 2014
  337. Creating strong communities – measuring social sustainability in new housing development. Mar 2014
  338. Daylight benefits in healthcare buildings. Mar 2014
  339. Integrated modelling, simulation and visualisation (MSV) for sustainable built healing environments (BHEs). Mar 2014
  340. The daylight factor. Mar 2014
  341. The design of extra care housing for older people and its impact on wellbeing: The East Sussex perspective. Mar 2014
  342. The impact of the design of the Psychiatric inpatient facility on perceptions of Carer wellbeing. Mar 2014
  343. The real cost of poor housing. Mar 2014
  344. Transitioning to eco-cities: Reducing carbon emissions while improving urban welfare. Mar 2014
  345. Ubiquitous sensors to assess energy consumption and wellbeing in domestic environments. Mar 2014
  346. Well-being and regeneration: Reflections from Carpenters Estate. Mar 2014
  347. Sound insulation in dwellings: Part 1: An introduction (GG 83-1). Feb 2014
  348. BRE Trust. Jan 2014
  349. Building Research Establishment BRE. Jan 2014
  350. Code of Practice for Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic Systems. 2014
  351. Design of durable concrete structures. 2014
  352. The causes of false fire alarms in buildings. 2014
  353. New requirements for fire detection and alarm network systems IP 12 13. Sept 2013
  354. The essential guide to retail lighting. Sept 2013
  355. Reducing thermal bridging at junctions when designing and installing solid wall insulation FB 61. Dec 2013
  356. Applications, performance characteristics and environmental benefits of alkali-activated binder concretes. Jun 2013
  357. Evacuating vulnerable and dependent people from buildings in an emergency FB 52. Feb 2013
  358. External fire performance of roofs: A guide to test methods and classification. Feb 2013
  359. Fire performance of external thermal insulation for walls of multistorey buildings, third edition (BR 135). 2013
  360. Identifying non-traditional houses in the UK 1918-75. Dec 2012
  361. Measuring the wellbeing benefits of interior materials. Aug 2012
  362. A guide to the use of urban timber FB 50. Jul 2012
  363. Birds-eye figure. Jul 2012
  364. Bole. Jul 2012
  365. Burr. Jul 2012
  366. Cat's paw figure. Jul 2012
  367. Check or checking. Jul 2012
  368. Crotch figure. Jul 2012
  369. Dunnage. Jul 2012
  370. End racking. Jul 2012
  371. Green timber. Jul 2012
  372. Rip sawing. Jul 2012
  373. Ripple figure. Jul 2012
  374. Spalting. Jul 2012
  375. Tiger-stripe figure. Jul 2012
  376. Timber banding. Jul 2012
  377. Timber shakes. Jul 2012
  378. Timber stickers. Jul 2012
  379. Waney edged. Jul 2012
  380. Wood figure. Jul 2012
  381. Smoke detection in high ceiling spaces. Jun 2012
  382. Domestic smoke alarms DG525. May 2012
  383. Designing resilient cities: a guide to good practice (EP 103). Apr 2012
  384. Assessing the fire performance of existing reinforced concrete flooring systems. Mar 2012
  385. Visual alarm devices for fire: An introduction and guide to BS EN 54-23. Feb 2012
  386. Earthships in Europe. Feb 2012
  387. Fire Doors (DG 524). Feb 2012
  388. Energy management in the built environment: A review of best practice. Jan 2012
  389. Passive and reactive fire protection to structural steel (IP 6 12). Jan 2012
  390. U-value conventions in practice: Worked examples using BR 443. Jan 2012
  391. Site layout planning for daylight and sunlight. Sept 2011
  392. Lifetime Homes Design Guide (EP 100). Oct 2011
  393. Unfired clay masonry: An introduction to low-impact building materials. Oct 2011
  394. Automatic fire detection and alarm systems, an introductory guide to components and systems BR 510. Oct 2010
  395. Automatic fire sprinkler systems: A good practice guide. Oct 2010
  396. Sprinkler systems explained: A guide to sprinkler installation standards and rules. Jun 2009
  397. Hemp lime construction: A guide to building with hemp lime composites. Sept 2008
  398. Rising damp in walls - diagnosis and treatment (DG 245). Oct 2007
  399. Concrete in aggressive ground (SD 1). Jun 2005
  400. BR135: Annex B. Performance criteria and classification method for BS 8414-2:2005. Apr 2005
  401. Working platforms for tracked plant: good practice guide to the design, installation, maintenance and repair of ground-supported working platforms. Jun 2004
  402. Cover systems for land regeneration - thickness of cover systems for contaminated land (BR465). Mar 2004
  403. The role of codes, standards and approvals in delivering fire safety. Jan 1988
  404. The structural condition of Easiform cavity-walled dwellings (BR 130). Jan 1988
  405. BRE Buzz articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
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