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23 Mar 2016

Code for Sustainable Homes – The Numbers

This article summarises the findings of a recent BRE Trust funded research project, performed in collaboration with the University of Reading, which analysed the data collected by the Code for Sustainable Homes (the Code) from its inception in 2007 until the end of July 2014...
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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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25 Nov 2015

Utilising data – Open & Big Data in construction

The UK is now becoming a much more digitised community, and data is being collected in a range of different ways. However, it is now important that organisations truly understand how to successfully analyse this data in order for improvements to be made. This article discusses...
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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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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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15 Sep 2015

Data Acquisition & Processes

During the launch event for Digitising the Construction Sector competition on 20 February the Modern Built Environment KTN held an afternoon workshop session on Data Acquisition and Processing.   A big thank you to all the participants that joined us during the afternoon. We...
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