Latest news from BRE http://www.bre.co.uk/latest.jsp Latest news from BRE BREEAM training to be rolled out across China http://www.bre.co.uk/newsdetails.jsp?id=1219 BRE’s training arm the BRE Academy is partnering with green building consultancy NSD* to deliver an extensive programme of BREEAM training across China. This initiative reflects a growing interest in BREEAM in China and the move to upskill built environment professionals so they can deliver against Government-set sustainable development targets. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BRE Academy win Hertfordshire Training & Skills award http://www.bre.co.uk/newsdetails.jsp?id=1218 BRE’s training business, the BRE Academy, has won the Training & Skills Provider of the Year award at the Hertfordshire Building and Construction Awards 2017. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BRE Global to launch a new certification scheme for property flood resilience surveyors http://www.bre.co.uk/newsdetails.jsp?id=1217 In response to a key recommendation from Defra’s recent Property Resilience Action Plan, BRE Global is launching a new certification scheme for independent property flood resilience surveyors. Certificated surveyors will provide property owners with impartial information about the measures needed to make their homes and businesses more resilient to flooding.  Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 CIBSE's best training programme award goes to BRE Academy http://www.bre.co.uk/newsdetails.jsp?id=1216 BRE’s training arm the BRE Academy, were awarded the CIBSE Building Performance Training Programme of the year award for their BREEAM Associate course at the CIBSE Award ceremony in London last night.  Wed, 8 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BRE and German built environment institute to mutually recognise EPD http://www.bre.co.uk/newsdetails.jsp?id=1215 BRE Global has signed a mutual recognition agreement with the German based Institute of the Built Environment (IBU), an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) scheme operator with customers across Europe. The agreement was announced at architects trade fair BAU2017 in Munich. Wed, 8 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BRE launches new flood resilient demonstration home http://www.bre.co.uk/newsdetails.jsp?id=1214 A flood resilient prototype home has been launched to show the most effective ways to protect homes against flood damage and limit disruption. Fri, 3 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 BRE Global now authorised to award the KEYMARK for Heat Pumps http://www.bre.co.uk/newsdetails.jsp?id=1213 The European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) has licenced BRE Global as a certification body for the KEYMARK, a voluntary, independent, European certification mark for all heat pumps, combination heat pumps and hot water heaters. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000