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

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