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  1. ARUP and Better Shelter at the Working Together for Disaster Relief Conference. Jan 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 measure of net well-being that incorporates the effect of housing environmental impacts. March 2014
  5. Acoustic design for health and wellbeing. February 2019
  6. Applying Fabric First principles: Complying with UK energy efficiency requirements FB 80. March 2016
  7. Applying flood resilience technologies GG 84. September 2014
  8. Australian ethical labour sourcing standard. July 2018.
  9. Asset management for environmental conditions - retrofitting strategies for simple buildings. May 2016.
  10. A technical guide to district heating (FB 72). December 2014.
  11. ACM cladding testing by BRE.
  12. Adapting 1965-1980 semi-detached dwellings in the UK to reduce summer overheating and the effect of the 2010 Building Regulations. March 2014
  13. Airtightness of energy efficient buildings. March 2014
  14. Air conditioning in non-domestic buildings. June 2016
  15. Alkali-activated binders for precast and ready-mixed concrete products: A route map to standardisation, certification and guidance. June 2016.
  16. Alkali-activated binders for precast and ready-mixed concrete products: New supply chains, business models and environmental benefits. January 2016
  17. Anatomy of low carbon retrofits: evidence from owner-occupied superhomes. March 2014
  18. Applications, performance characteristics and environmental benefits of alkali-activated binder concretes. June 2013.
  19. Assessing the fire performance of existing reinforced concrete flooring systems. March 2012.
  20. Automatic fire detection and alarm systems, an introductory guide to components and systems BR 510. October 2010.
  21. Automatic fire sprinkler systems: A good practice guide. October 2010.
  22. Battery energy storage systems with grid-connected solar photovoltaics BR 514. September 2017
  23. BES 6001 Responsible sourcing of construction products. September 2015
  24. Beyond BIM: Knowledge management for a smarter built environment. April 2018
  25. BIM – it's about the Planet. May 2015
  26. BIM DataBook. Oct 2017
  27. Biodiversity in the urban environment. November 2014
  28. Biomaterial. October 2018
  29. Birds-eye figure. July 2012
  30. Blockchain - feasibility and opportunity assessment. Feb 2018
  31. Bluetooth. December 2014
  32. Bole. July 2012
  33. Bottom-up approach to address the challenges of low-carbon eco-cites. January 2015.
  34. BR135: Annex B. Performance criteria and classification method for BS 8414-2:2005. April 2005.
  35. BREEAM.
  36. BREEAM and CEEQUAL. November 2015
  37. BREEAM Awards 2017. March 2017
  38. BREEAM Awards 2018. March 2018
  39. BREEAM Awards 2019. March 2019
  40. BREEAM and Measurabl. April 2018
  41. BRE and Graitec partnership. August 2017
  42. BRE and Willmott Dixon project to retrofit of a 1920s semi-detached house. April 2016
  43. BRE and GRESB introduce new efficiencies for reporting Green Building Certifications. April 2018
  44. BRE Buzz articles on Designing Buildings Wiki.
  45. BRE award Atlas Industries. Nov 2017
  46. BRE Building Elements series (AP 243). August 2017.
  47. BRE Digest 365 Soakaway design. February 2016
  48. BRE Expert Collection 6 Daylight and shading. Aptil 2015
  49. BRE Global transfer to Ireland. March 2018
  50. BRE National Security Survey. Dec 2017
  51. BRE National Solar Centre. October 2015
  52. BRE photovoltaic certification scheme. July 2016
  53. BRE SMARTWaste online reporting platform. October 2015
  54. BRE Trust. January 2014
  55. BRE Trust Review 2014. July 2015
  56. BRE Üserhuus. September 2015
  57. BRE Watford Innovation Park. Sept 2017
  58. BRE wellbeing research paper competition. August 2015
  59. BREEAM associate online training. March 2016
  60. BREEAM extends coverage of VOC schemes to a number of European-based schemes. October 2015
  61. Burr. July 2012
  62. Building damp-free cavity walls. March 2015.
  63. Building information modelling life cycle assessment IP 5 15. May 2015.
  64. Building on fill. October 2015.
  65. Building Research Establishment BRE. January 2014
  66. Car club. August 2018
  67. Cardiff University emissions tool. March 2017
  68. Cat's paw figure. July 2012
  69. CEEQUAL. January 2019
  70. Centre for Smart Homes and Buildings. Jan 2018
  71. Certified thermal details and products scheme. July 2015.
  72. Changing energy behaviour in the workplace (FB 73). March 2015
  73. Changing patterns in domestic energy use FB 76. September 2015
  74. Check or checking. July 2012
  75. Cities as systems - BRE Solutions for urban environments. March 2015
  76. Close proximity. August 2018
  77. Code of Practice for Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic Systems. 2014
  78. Colour appearance.
  79. Competition seeking new technologies to help solve the challenge of solid walls. March 2015
  80. Compliant public transport node. August 2018
  81. Computational fluid dynamics in building design: An introduction FB 69. September 2014.
  82. Concrete in aggressive ground (SD 1). June 2005
  83. Constructing Excellence annual conference 2017. Dec 2017
  84. Constructing Excellence merges with BRE. August 2016
  85. Control of solar shading IP 4 17. November 2017
  86. Conventions for U-value calculations (2006 edition) BR 443. July 2016
  87. Conventions for calculating linear thermal transmittance and temperature factors. June 2016
  88. Cover systems for land regeneration - thickness of cover systems for contaminated land (BR465). March 2004
  89. Cracking in buildings. March 2016
  90. Creating strong communities – measuring social sustainability in new housing development. March 2014
  91. Crime Prevention Design Advisor. August 2017
  92. Crotch figure. July 2012
  93. Cycle route. August 2018
  94. Cycle storage. August 2018
  95. Daylight benefits in healthcare buildings. March 2014
  96. DC isolators for photovoltaic systems (FB 68). October 2014
  97. Delivering sustainable buildings: Savings and payback FB 63. August 2014
  98. Delivering sustainable low energy housing with softwood timber frame. January 2015
  99. Delivering waste efficiency in commercial buildings: A guide for facilities managers. November 2014
  100. Delivering water efficiency in commercial buildings: A guide for facilities managers. June 2014
  101. Dementia-friendly home. May 2017
  102. Design flood event. August 2018.
  103. Design of durable concrete structures. 2014.
  104. Designing out unintended consequences when applying solid wall insulation FB 79. September 2015.
  105. Designing resilient cities: a guide to good practice (EP 103). April 2012
  106. Designing to reduce the chemical, biological and radiological vulnerability of new buildings (IP 7/15). September 2015
  107. Development footprint. August 2018
  108. Diagnosing the causes of dampness (GR 5 revised). March 2015
  109. Domestic floors: Part 1: Construction, insulation and damp proofing. March 2015.
  110. Domestic micro-generation. November 2014.
  111. Domestic smoke alarms DG525. May 2012
  112. Dunnage. July 2012
  113. Ecosystem. August 2018
  114. Electricity supply. November 2014.
  115. Embedded security: Procuring an effective facility protective security system. December 2015.
  116. End racking. July 2012
  117. Energy management and building controls. April 2016.
  118. Environmental impact of biomaterials and biomass (FB 67). May 2014
  119. Environmental profiles methodology. November 2018
  120. European Construction Institute joins BRE. Sept 2017.
  121. Evacuating vulnerable and dependent people from buildings in an emergency FB 52. February 2013.
  122. External fire performance of roofs: A guide to test methods and classification. February 2013
  123. External fire spread: building separation and boundary distances (BR 187). February 2017.
  124. External fire spread, Supplementary guidance to BR 187 incorporating probabilistic and time-based approaches. May 2016.
  125. Fire Doors (DG 524). February 2012.
  126. Fire performance of external thermal insulation for walls of multistorey buildings, third edition (BR 135). 2013.
  127. Fire risk in high-rise and super high-rise buildings DG 533. August 2014
  128. Flexible electrical networks for a low carbon future. April 2017
  129. Flood resilient house. September 2016.
  130. Flood risk assessment. August 2018.
  131. Glossary of electrical terms. December 2014
  132. Greenbuild 2017. Nov 2017
  133. Green Guide to Specification. November 2018
  134. Green timber. July 2012.
  135. Gross development area. August 2018.
  136. Growing space. August 2018
  137. Health and wellbeing impacts of natural and artificial lighting. August 2015
  138. Healthy Planning Policy & Monitoring in Southwark & Lambeth. Mar 2019
  139. Hemp lime construction: A guide to building with hemp lime composites. September 2008
  140. Homes and ageing in England. November 2015
  141. Home quality mark. March 2015
  142. HS2 and BREEAM. Feb 2018
  143. Human-centric lighting. Feb 2019
  144. Humanitarian shelter exhibition. Oct 2017
  145. Hydraulically treated soils in residential construction (BR 513). April 2017
  146. Identifying non-traditional houses in the UK 1918-75. December 2012.
  147. Illuminance. September 2016.
  148. Increasing productivity in 2018. Jan 2018
  149. Installation of photovoltaic panels on existing flat roofs - some lessons learned IP 8 14. July 2014
  150. Installing fire doors and doorsets (GG 86). June 2017
  151. Integrated modelling, simulation and visualisation (MSV) for sustainable built healing environments (BHEs). March 2014
  152. Inverted roof defect - case study. Nov 2017
  153. Land-sea interface. August 2018
  154. Lamp efficacy. September 2016
  155. Lifetime Homes Design Guide (EP 100). October 2011.
  156. Lighting and health FB 74. August 2015.
  157. Lighting and health infographic. August 2015.
  158. LINA - Life Cycle Assessment tool. July 2016.
  159. Locating ventilation inlets to reduce ingress of external pollutants into buildings: A new methodology IP 9 14. June 2014
  160. Low maintenance plants. August 2018
  161. Luminaire efficacy. September 2016.
  162. Making the most of renewable energy systems DG 531. June 2014
  163. Managing fire risk in commercial buildings: A guide for facilities managers. September 2017.
  164. Managing risks in existing buildings: An overview of UK risk-based legislation for commercial and industrial premises (FB 86). September 2014.
  165. Material resource efficiency in construction: Supporting a circular economy. January 2017.
  166. Measuring fuel poverty. June 2016
  167. Micro-grids December 2014
  168. Modern Slavery Influencers' Index. March 2018
  169. National Refurbishment Centre. August 2016.
  170. Natural fibre reinforced polymers (NFRPs) in the construction industry IP 14 14. November 2014.
  171. New requirements for fire detection and alarm network systems IP 12 13. September 2013.
  172. Next adopt YellowJacket. December 2018
  173. Passive and reactive fire protection to structural steel (IP 6 12). January 2012.
  174. People-friendly lighting controls. May 2014.
  175. Performance of exemplar buildings in use: Bridging the performance gap FB 78. February 2016
  176. Personal protection watermist systems in the homes of vulnerable people. November 2015.
  177. Power factor. September 2016.
  178. Power over ethernet. December 2014
  179. Power over USB. January 2015
  180. PV inverter. December 2014
  181. QSAND. February 2019
  182. Quantifying the health benefits of the Decent Homes programme FB 64. April 2014.
  183. Recreational space. August 2018.
  184. Radon: Guidance on protective measures for new buildings BR 211. November 2015.
  185. Radon protection for new domestic extensions and conservatories with solid concrete ground floors (GG 73 revised). January 2015
  186. Radon protection for new dwellings GG 74. January 2015
  187. Radon protection for new large buildings GG 75. January 2015
  188. Radon solutions in older homes GR 38. April 2014
  189. Reducing the embodied impacts of shopfitting equipment. February 2015
  190. Reducing thermal bridging at junctions when designing and installing solid wall insulation FB 61. December 2013
  191. Renewable energy sources: how they work and what they deliver: Part 3: Electrically driven heat pumps DG 532 3. December 2014
  192. Renewable energy sources: how they work and what they deliver: Part 4: Solar thermal hot water systems DG 532 4. December 2014.
  193. RetrofitLab App. October 2015
  194. Retrofitting solar shading. November 2017
  195. Rip sawing. July 2012
  196. Ripple figure. July 2012
  197. Rising damp in walls - diagnosis and treatment (DG 245). October 2007.
  198. SABRE. August 2017.
  199. Safe ductwork - Loss Prevention Standard (LPS 2084). July 2017
  200. Safe pedestrian route. August 2018
  201. Secured by design. August 2018
  202. Security glazing. October 2016
  203. Security Needs Assessment. August 2018
  204. Site layout planning for daylight and sunlight. September 2011
  205. SiteSmart. October 2016.
  206. Smartsite. May 2018
  207. Smart meter. December 2014.
  208. Smoke detection in high ceiling spaces. June 2012
  209. Solar shading of buildings BR 364. January 2018
  210. Spalting. July 2012
  211. Sprinkler systems explained: A guide to sprinkler installation standards and rules. June 2009.
  212. Sound insulation in dwellings: Part 1: An introduction (GG 83-1). February 2014.
  213. Sound insulation in dwellings Part 2: New-build (GG 83-2). August 2015
  214. Sound insulation in dwellings: Part 3: Material change of use (conversions) (GG 83-3). October 2015
  215. Surface water run-off. August 2018
  216. The causes of false fire alarms in buildings. 2014
  217. The cost-benefit to the NHS arising from preventative housing interventions (FB82). April 2016
  218. The cost of poor housing to the NHS. March 2015
  219. The daylight factor. March 2014
  220. The design of extra care housing for older people and its impact on wellbeing: The East Sussex perspective. March 2014
  221. The essential guide to retail lighting. September 2013.
  222. The full cost of poor housing. May 2016
  223. The Future of Electricity in Domestic Buildings. December 2014
  224. The impact of the design of the Psychiatric inpatient facility on perceptions of Carer wellbeing. March 2014
  225. The real cost of poor housing. March 2014
  226. The role of codes, standards and approvals in delivering fire safety. January 1988
  227. The structural condition of Easiform cavity-walled dwellings (BR 130). January 1988 August 2018.
  228. Tidal estuary.
  229. Tiger-stripe figure. July 2012
  230. Timber banding. July 2012
  231. Timber shakes. July 2012.
  232. Timber stickers. July 2012.
  233. Transforming Construction Alliance. November 2018
  234. Transitioning to eco-cities: Reducing carbon emissions while improving urban welfare. March 2014
  235. Transport design and health. Oct 2016
  236. U-value conventions in practice: Worked examples using BR 443. January 2012
  237. Ubiquitous sensors to assess energy consumption and wellbeing in domestic environments. March 2014
  238. Understanding the factors affecting flashover of a fire in modern buildings. April 2017
  239. Unfired clay masonry: An introduction to low-impact building materials. October 2011
  240. Urban water systems management: A data analytics approach EP 105. April 2018
  241. Visual alarm devices - their effectiveness in warning of fire. April 2015
  242. Waney edged. July 2012
  243. Watermist systems for fire protection in domestic and residential buildings DG 534. September 2014
  244. Well-being and regeneration: Reflections from Carpenters Estate. March 2014
  245. WELL and BREEAM align. Nov 2016
  246. Why do buildings crack? (DG 361). August 2014
  247. WiFi. December 2014
  248. WiMax. January 2015.
  249. Wind loads on roof-mounted photovoltaic and solar thermal systems DG 489. May 2014.
  250. Wood figure. July 2012
  251. Working platforms for tracked plant: good practice guide to the design, installation, maintenance and repair of ground-supported working platforms. June 2004.
  252. Yellowjacket health and safety management tool. August 2015
  253. Zero Bills Home. March 2016.
  254. ZigBee. January 2015,

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