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29 Sep 2015

Air quality, radon and airtightness – what the BRE experts say

IHS BRE Press have just released an updated series of BRE Expert Collections. These collections pull together BRE’s extensive range of publications including Digests, Good Building Guides, Good Repair Guides and Information Papers into collections relevant to practitioners today....
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29 Sep 2015

Changing energy behaviour in the workplace

New guide from BRE IHS Press explores the psychology behind behaviour change A new guide by Mindy Hadi explores how organisations can engage their staff in saving energy in the workplace. “Energy use in both domestic and non-domestic buildings is influenced by a variety of...
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29 Sep 2015

Tiled floors with underfloor heating: A guide to minimising and repairing cracking

Information Paper from IHS BRE Press provides practical guidance for architects and specifiers. “A common cause of problems in rigid tiled flooring is cracking, associated with underfloor heating. Over the years, BRE has investigated numerous cases where stone or ceramic tiles...
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29 Sep 2015

New Publication from BRE looks at integrating Life Cycle Assessment into BIM

Building information modelling life cycle assessment: An introduction to IMPACT A new information paper by author Daniel Doran considers how embodied impacts in buildings are measured and approaches to building-level life cycle assessment in BIM. The implementation of BIM opens...
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29 Sep 2015

Bridging the Performance Gap

Watch our latest video where BRE researcher Andy Lewry discusses how to Bridge the Performance Gap Building Operators need clear and realistic guidance on targeting energy running costs and on the potential savings available. At their disposal are two seemingly irreconcilable...
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29 Sep 2015

The secret to unlocking investment in low carbon measures

New publication: Producing the business case for investment in energy efficiency “One of the biggest obstacles to the uptake of low-carbon measures is the production of a poor business case. The Dragon’s Den scenario, in which entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to secure investment,...
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