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

Associated files:

  1. File:David Strong (1of2)The Daylight Factor TSB-BRE paper v 3.pdf. March 2014
  2. File:David Strong (2of2)Daylight Benefits in Healthcare buildings TSB-BRE v 1.pdf. March 2014
  3. File:Emeka Osaji Integrated MSV for Sustainable BHEs Osaji JSTAN 2013.pdf. March 2014
  4. File:Lesley McIntyre BITKit Building 4 Change.pdf. March 2014
  5. File:Marney Walker Design of Extra Care impact on wellbeing ESCC 140214.pdf. March 2014
  6. File:Michal Kraus Airtightness of Energy Efficient Buildings.pdf. March 2014
  7. File:Simon Nicol APNHR Quantifying the Cost of Poor Housing in England May 2013 2 col vears 29 5 13.pdf. March 2014
  8. File:Stephanie Butcher Well-Being and Regeneration.pdf. March 2014
  9. File:Stephanie Gauthier Ubiquitous senors to assess peoples energy consumption and wellbeing in domestic environments.pdf. March 2014
  10. File:The Future of Electricity in Domestic Buildings.pdf. December 2014
  11. File:Tim Dixon BRE UBM Competition TD SW.pdf. March 2014

See also BRE Buzz articles on Designing Buildings Wiki.