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April 2014

BRE and China's leading certification body to work together

BRE and China’s largest approved professional certification body, China Quality Certification Centre (CQC) have signed an agreement to support sustainable development in the country through collaborative training.


BRE and Korea Institute of Construction agree new collaboration

BRE and the Korea Institute of Construction Technology (a government sponsored research centre who develop national policies and standards for the South Korean built environment) have signed a new agreement that signals a wide-ranging collaboration between the two science centres.


March 2014

BRE National Solar Centre measures job growth in the solar sector

The BRE National Solar Centre (NSC) has carried out a comprehensive survey of jobs in the solar sector in 2013, detailing both staffing numbers and site installation activities.


BREEAM Outstanding dragon centre to breathe life into Beijing Green Building Park

The iconic dragon shaped visitor centre designed for the Beijing Green Building Park in China (part of the BRE Innovation Park Network) was awarded a BREEAM Outstanding design certificate at an event in China earlier today


BRE seeks partners for new built environment resilience centre

In the wake of a number of devastating effects of extreme global weather patterns on property, people and the economy, BRE outlines plans at its Britain Under Water conference today for the creation of a Centre for Resilience for the built environment. 


BREEAM preferred by European real estate investors

A survey of more than 100 real estate investors across Europe has shown that a huge majority are in favour of certification schemes that recognise building sustainability. Almost two-thirds say their preferred scheme is BREEAM, the standard which is rolled out through a network of European and scheme operators.