Latest news from BRE Latest news from BRE BRE partners with Digital Construction Week BRE is championing the event as Digital Knowledge Partner and fielding three expert speakers. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Future strategy revealed at milestone AGM of BRE Trust Chairman of the BRE Trust James Wates shared a new vision for the charity at its 20th annual AGM with trustees and the BRE board at an event in London reently. The Trust which is the UK’s largest charity dedicated to advancing knowledge and education on the built environment for public benefit, was set up following the Government privatisation of BRE in 1997. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Constructing Excellence merges with BRE Following extensive discussions with its members and stakeholders, the board of Constructing Excellence (CE) has announced its decision to merge with BRE.  The move is designed to strengthen and grow the CE membership and its positive impact on the industry at a time of significant global challenge. Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0100 HQM wins Green Apple Award BRE’s Home Quality Mark (HQM) has won this year’s Green Apple Award in the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage category. HQM was also recognised as this year’s ‘Green Champions’, working alongside one of HQM's leading supporters Saint Gobain. Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0100 BRE Academy announces BIM for clients training The BRE Academy has announced dates for a new BIM course aimed at helping public and private sector clients who procure buildings and infrastructure, strategically implement and exploit the benefits of BIM throughout every stage of a project’s lifecycle and deliver value to their business. Wed, 17 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0100 International Consultants Opus gain BRE BIM Level 2 certification The Cardiff office of multi-disciplinary infrastructure consultancy Opus is the latest of an increasing number of progressive organisations to achieve BRE Global’s BIM Level 2 business systems certification. Mon, 15 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0100 BRE Academy launches training courses in India BRE Academy, the award winning training arm of internationally renowned building science centre BRE, has launched its online building information modelling (BIM) courses in India. With the country seeing major growth in sustainable construction, the courses will enable India's built environment professionals to reap the significant benefits that BIM delivers. Tue, 9 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0100 2016 Royal Charter International Research Award is announced The BRE Trust, in collaboration with the Worshipful Company of Constructors (WCC), have announced the 2016 Royal Charter International Research Award. Tue, 9 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Hello good looking! Solarcentury achieves MCS 012 certification first with BRE Global Solarcentury, one of the oldest solar companies in the world, has achieved a certification first under the new MCS 012 requirements for roof-integrated photovoltaic (PV) systems. Thu, 4 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0100