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26 Jun 2018

Community heating and cooling. Learn more at SIRACH’s free conference.

SIRACH, the networking organisation for promoting new technology in refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump, is running a FREE event dedicated to community heating and cooling at BRE, Watford on the 5th July. Community heating and cooling is currently big news across Europe...
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The Ultimate BIM Summit, London 31.1.18
30 Nov 2017

Lots to talk about at BIM summit

The Ultimate BIM Summit comes to London on the 31st January with a whole host of topics tabled for discussion. Dr Ilka May, Co-Chair of the EU BIM Task Group, and Paul Oakley, BIM Director at BRE, comment on the issue surrounding data exchange in the BIM process in Tom...
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Airport security fence, LPCB, LPS 1175, BS 1722
17 Aug 2017

Airport physical perimeter protection

Between 2004 and 2016 there have been 345 known perimeter security breaches at US and UK airports. The need to provide a physical perimeter protection system that is proactive at preventing such intrusion seems increasingly vital. Stewart Plant, physical perimeter protection...
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IFE AGM, Peter Bonfield, Steve Manchester, Martin Shipp, Ciara Holland, Connor McIntosh, Jeremy Ockenden
25 Jul 2017

Martin Shipp becomes IFE International President 2017-18

BRE Global’s Fire Safety Technical Development Director, Martin Shipp, was installed as the Institute of Fire Engineers’ International President.  BRE team members witnessed Martin’s inauguration at the recent IFE International Conference (11/12th July 2017). Pictured...
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London construction
16 Jun 2017

Green Guide to Specification, certified Environmental Profiles and BREEAM

The current focus on whole building LCAs reflects a strategic shift in the approach taken in sustainability assessment of the built environment within the BREEAM family.
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12 Jun 2017

Life cycle assessments, EPD, BRE LINA and the need for transparency

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) feel it’s crucial that the joinery industry adopt life cycle assessments and Environmental Product Declarations en masse. Read Kevin Underwood’s report on the need for product manufacturers to provide transparent EPDs, and how...
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