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22 Apr 2016

Embracing Innovation in Architecture

While Architecture is not the world’s oldest profession, its antiquity has never been cast in doubt; yet it has managed to always be a role that has continually evolved. Centuries ago, design and construction would typically be undertaken by the local artisan, and it wasn’t until...
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11 Apr 2016

It all starts here – SMARTWaste Version 2 release

Listening to customers and continuously developing our digital products to meet their needs is top of the list for the team behind SMARTWaste, and because of this, 2016 is a big year of development of the tool. Building on the existing modules within SMARTWaste, the team is...
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04 Apr 2016

YellowJacket software update version 9.1

For the first time ever, users can configure the tool to suit their needs Users of health and safety reporting tool BRE YellowJacket, will gain a subtle but vastly important update to the software next week, with the tool being down for this maintenance over the coming weekend....
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09 Mar 2016

SES Engineering Services become the first M&E contractor to receive a BIM certification

Paul Oakley, BIM Director at BRE caught up with Martin Howe, National BIM Manager at SES, about the company’s recently awarded BRE Global BIM Business Systems Certification at Ecobuild, which demonstrates a company’s compliance with the requirements of BIM Level 2. He explains...
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08 Mar 2016

Accelerate to Innovate – Seeking Digital Technologies for the Built Environment

We’re really excited to be partnering with CIOB and Construction Manager again this year. Building on the success of last year’s Dragon’s versus Innovators session, we are seeking digital technologies to be paired up with an industry mentor. Digital innovators with fresh ideas...
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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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11 Dec 2015

Cardiff University Sustainability Platform

Find out more about the work of the BRE Centre of Excellence at Cardiff University. The Centre, headed up by Professor Yacine Rezgui,  have a focus on creating digital representations of large scale built environment utility systems including energy and water and linking them to...
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10 Nov 2015

Understanding the Language – Open & Big Data in Construction

Open and big data offers many opportunities for the built environment, however it can appear overwhelming for those working in the sector. BRE in collaboration with Constructing Excellence group Generation for Change have been investigating the potential for data in the built...
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