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BRE articles on Designing Buildings Wiki

Articles added to Designing Buildings Wiki by --BRE Group include:


  1. A case study of adopting BIT-Kit: A method uncovering the impact buildings have on people. March 2014
  2. A measure of net well-being that incorporates the effect of housing environmental impacts. March 2014
  3. Adapting 1965-1980 semi-detached dwellings in the UK to reduce summer overheating and the effect of the 2010 Building Regulations. March 2014
  4. Airtightness of energy efficient buildings. March 2014
  5. Air conditioning in non-domestic buildings. July 2016
  6. Alkali-activated binders for precast and ready-mixed concrete products: A route map to standardisation, certification and guidance. June 2016.
  7. Anatomy of low carbon retrofits: evidence from owner-occupied superhomes. March 2014
  8. Applications, performance characteristics and environmental benefits of alkali-activated binder concretes. June 2013.
  9. Automatic fire detection and alarm systems, an introductory guide to components and systems BR 510.
  10. Automatic fire sprinkler systems: A good practice guide. June 2009.
  11. BES 6001 Responsible sourcing of construction products. September 2015
  12. BIM – it's about the Planet. May 2015
  13. Biodiversity in the urban environment. November 2014
  14. Bluetooth. December 2014
  15. Boardroom to building site skills gap survey. March 2016
  16. Bottom-up approach to address the challenges of low-carbon eco-cites. January 2015.
  17. BREEAM.
  18. BREEAM and CEEQUAL. November 2015
  19. BRE and Willmott Dixon project to retrofit of a 1920s semi-detached house. April 2016
  20. BRE articles on Designing Buildings Wiki.
  21. BRE Digest 365 Soakaway design. April 2016
  22. BRE Expert Collection 6 Daylight and shading. November 2015
  23. BRE National Solar Centre. October 2015
  24. BRE photovoltaic certification scheme. July 2016
  25. BRE SMARTWaste online reporting platform. October 2015
  26. BRE Trust. January 2014
  27. BRE Trust Review 2014. July 2015
  28. BRE Üserhuus. September 2015
  29. BRE wellbeing research paper competition. August 2015
  30. BREEAM associate online training. March 2016
  31. BREEAM extends coverage of VOC schemes to a number of European-based schemes. October 2015
  32. Building on fill. October 2015.
  33. Building Research Establishment BRE. January 2014
  34. Cardiff University emissions tool. March 2017
  35. Certified thermal details and products scheme. July 2015.
  36. Cities as systems - BRE Solutions for urban environments. March 2015
  37. Code of Practice for Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic Systems. October 2015
  38. Colour appearance. September 2016.
  39. Competition seeking new technologies to help solve the challenge of solid walls. March 2015
  40. Constructing Excellence merges with BRE. August 2016
  41. Conventions for U-value calculations (2006 edition) BR 443. July 2016
  42. Cracking in buildings. April 2016
  43. Creating strong communities – measuring social sustainability in new housing development. March 2014
  44. Conventions for calculating linear thermal transmittance and temperature factors. July 2016
  45. Daylight benefits in healthcare buildings. March 2014
  46. Design of durable concrete structures. November 2016.
  47. Domestic micro-generation. January 2015
  48. Electricity supply. December 2014
  49. Embedded security: Procuring an effective facility protective security system. December 2015.
  50. Energy management and building controls. April 2016
  51. External fire spread: building separation and boundary distances (BR 187). February 2017.
  52. External fire spread, Supplementary guidance to BR 187 incorporating probabilistic and time-based approaches. May 2016.
  53. Fire performance of external thermal insulation for walls of multistorey buildings, third edition (BR 135). April 2017.
  54. Flood resilient house. September 2016.
  55. Glossary of electrical terms. December 2014
  56. Health and wellbeing impacts of natural and artificial lighting. August 2015
  57. Hemp lime construction: A guide to building with hemp lime composites. March 2017
  58. Homes and ageing in England. November 2015
  59. Home quality mark. March 2015
  60. Hydraulically treated soils in residential construction (BR 513). April 2017
  61. Illuminance. September 2016.
  62. Integrated modelling, simulation and visualisation (MSV) for sustainable built healing environments (BHEs). March 2014
  63. Lamp efficacy. September 2016
  64. Lighting and health infographic. August 2015
  65. LINA - Life Cycle Assessment tool. July 2016.
  66. Luminaire efficacy. September 2016.
  67. Material resource efficiency in construction: Supporting a circular economy. January 2017.
  68. Measuring fuel poverty. June 2016
  69. Micro-grids December 2014
  70. National Refurbishment Centre. August 2016.
  71. Personal protection watermist systems in the homes of vulnerable people. November 2015.
  72. Power factor. September 2016.
  73. Power over ethernet. December 2014
  74. Power over USB. January 2015
  75. PV inverter. December 2014
  76. RetrofitLab App. October 2015
  77. Security glazing. October 2016
  78. Site layout planning for daylight and sunlight. September 2011
  79. SiteSmart. October 2016.
  80. Smart meter. December 2014.
  81. Sprinkler systems explained: A guide to sprinkler installation standards and rules. June 2009.
  82. The causes of false fire alarms in buildings. 2014
  83. The cost of poor housing to the NHS. March 2015
  84. The daylight factor. March 2014
  85. The design of extra care housing for older people and its impact on wellbeing: The East Sussex perspective. March 201
  86. The essential guide to retail lighting. September 2013.
  87. The full cost of poor housing. May 2016
  88. The Future of Electricity in Domestic Buildings. December 2014
  89. The impact of the design of the Psychiatric inpatient facility on perceptions of Carer wellbeing. March 2014
  90. The real cost of poor housing. March 2014
  91. The role of codes, standards and approvals in delivering fire safety. September 2016
  92. Transitioning to eco-cities: Reducing carbon emissions while improving urban welfare. March 2014
  93. Transport design and health. Oct 2016
  94. U-value conventions in practice: Worked examples using BR 443. January 2012
  95. Ubiquitous sensors to assess energy consumption and wellbeing in domestic environments. March 2014
  96. Visual alarm devices - their effectiveness in warning of fire. April 2015
  97. Well-being and regeneration: Reflections from Carpenters Estate. March 2014
  98. WELL and BREEAM align. Nov 2016
  99. WiFi. December 2014
  100. WiMax. January 2015.
  101. Working platforms for tracked plant: good practice guide to the design, installation, maintenance and repair of ground-supported working platforms. March 2017.
  102. Yellowjacket health and safety management tool. August 2015
  103. Zero Bills Home. March 2016.
  104. 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

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