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21 Mar 2017

5 things you may not know BRE can help you with

Having been around for over 90 years and being at the forefront of the built environment, BRE gets involved in a lot of areas. You may well know of our world leading testing facilities, where we test products and materials against the elements – or perhaps you are aware of the...
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07 Mar 2017

BRE Academy term report

BRE Academy, the lifelong learning arm of BRE, made huge strides forward in February. Notably we have announced our expansion into China by partnering with green building consultancy NSD to take our BREEAM courses to all of the major Chinese cities. Our expanded range of...
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13 Feb 2017

Staying at the top of the game in built environment training

Next month, BRE Academy will be three years old. Today we are a 17 strong team, and growing fast. What started as putting all the amazing learning that BRE was sharing under one roof is now a full Academy, sharing knowledge and delivering professional qualifications. Most of...
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08 Feb 2017

Reducing the risk of fires on Waste Sites

The Environment Agency, with the help of BRE, has just published a new Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) guidance document as part of a waste site operator permit.  It requires strict limits on waste pile sizes and how they are stored in order to reduce the risk of fires.  The guidance...
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13 Jan 2017

Top Ten BRE publications in 2016

So here it is, an end of year review from BRE Academy. Whilst many of our courses haven’t been running for more than a year, our Bookshop has – and we can now reveal our top ten BRE digital downloads for 2016: Building brickwork or blockwork retaining walls Designed for...
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18 Oct 2016

BRE @ Digital Construction Week

You might have seen that BRE is partnering with Digital Construction Week (taking place next week, 26 & 27 October 2016), championing the event as Digital Knowledge Partner and fielding three expert speakers. ‘BRE is committed to helping the built environment sector benefit...
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17 Oct 2016

Digital tool training: maximising user knowledge

Digital tools, such as BRE’s SmartWaste and YellowJacket software tools, have created huge possibilities in terms of project management, efficiency and data collection for construction professionals. SmartWaste helps companies through environmental monitoring and data...
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14 Jul 2016

Study a University of Hertfordshire part time BA (Hons) Construction Management

This programme aims to provide the education and skills to enable employers to develop a suitably qualified workforce of construction site managers. Students will also be provided with a Professional Mentor to support them in the process of applying for CIOB professional...
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16 May 2016

Empower your mind, enhance your career

BRE Academy launches new online learning platform designed to plug the skills gaps of the global construction community at a key time of challenge and change – www.bre.ac Designed to meet the changing skills needs of construction operatives, professionals and leaders in the...
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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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