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