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Calling all innovators and inventors!

  Do you have a great product idea or invention relevant to the construction industry? Or do you like puzzles and want to have a go at solving a problem identified within the industry? Travis Perkins plc has announced the first Travis Perkins Innovation Awards (TPIA) opened for...
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16 Feb 2016

RPS are cutting costs and improving efficiency with recent BIM certification

Paul Oakley, BIM Director at BRE caught up with Mark Costello, Director at RPS in Ireland about the company’s recently awarded BRE Global BIM Business Systems Certification which demonstrates a company’s compliance with the requirements of BIM Level 2. He explains how BIM is...
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09 Feb 2016

BIM leap of faith brings rewards to ADEPT

BRE’s BIM expert Paul Oakley interviews Erol Erturan, Managing Director and Balasz Trojak, BIM Manager from Leeds based engineering consultancy ADEPT about its recently awarded BRE Global BIM Business Systems Certification which demonstrates a company’s compliance with the...
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02 Feb 2016

We are BRE

How much do you know about BRE? Whether you work in construction, manufacturing, government or real estate, you have most likely come across either our research, products, services, standards or qualifications in the UK and internationally.  As like any complex organisation, we...
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15 Oct 2015

#ThrowbackThursday: #BIM and Better Project Information

A great video from the archives, provided by Keith Snook of BRE (and CPIC Committee member). The video comes from CPIC, who started as the Building Project Information Committee (BPIC) in 1987 led by RIBA, RICS, ACE, CIBSE and ICE. BPIC succeeded the Co-ordinating Committee for...
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08 Oct 2015

The Great British BIM Off

It’s not often that baking and construction are compared, but that just what our BIM training manager, Dan has done. Whilst watching the Great British Bake Off last night, he found himself thinking about how similar baking can be to working with BIM. He took to his LinkedIn...
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01 Oct 2015

Dan Rossiter talks upcoming BIM tutorials

BIM is huge in the construction industry at the moment. Never has there been a better time to upskill and develop your knowledge on this topic to really add value to your projects. In this video, Dan Rossiter – one of the specialist BIM Training Managers for the BRE Academy –...
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25 Sep 2015

10 things you might not know about the BRE Group

1. In 1940 Barnes Wallis created a small scale replica of the Mohne Dam on the BRE site to trial out his famous bouncing bombs. The prototype still exists today. 2. BREEAM is the world first environmental scheme for buildings – Since its inception 20 years ago, over 818 943...
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25 Sep 2015

Opening kantoor Deloitte The Edge Amsterdam

Nice video from the official opening #BREEAM Outstanding digitally driven The Edge, Amsterdam, with BRE Director of BREEAM @GavinDunn2
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24 Sep 2015

BRE Scotland wins at Green Apple Awards

BRE’s Innovation Park in Ravenscraig scooped a top accolade at yesterday’s Green Apple Awards in Edinburgh which recognise, reward and promotes environmental best practice around the world At BRE Ravenscraig Innovation Park, we aim to blend science and technology with innovation...
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