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May 2015

Hertfordshire to become the UK's green technology centre

The Green Triangle partnership of leading research, education and local government organisations, BRE, Rothamsted Research, University of Hertfordshire, St Albans City & District Council and Oaklands College today announced ambitious plans for an internationally influential centre of excellence for green technology.


BRE Academy and IEMA announce educational collaboration

BRE’s training body, the BRE Academy, and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) have signed an agreement that will see the partners collaborate to develop and deliver industry relevant sustainability training courses. These will be embedded into both Higher and Further Education programmes to enable graduates to have market ready qualifications and support employers in their recruitment selection process.


Wereldhave achieves BREEAM Outstanding for Le Cap

Wereldhave’s Le Cap office building in the Saint Denis district of Paris has achieved a BREEAM Oustanding rating with a post-construction score of 91.5%.


April 2015

BRE joins UK Construction Week as content partner

UK Construction Week, on 6-11 October 2015 at the NEC Birmingham, has announced that BRE is to be the event’s official content partner and will help to shape its direction and focus.  


Legal & General achieves a BREEAM first

Legal & General Property’s building at 740 Waterside Drive in Bristol is the first ever building to be certificated under the BREEAM UK Refurbishment and Fit-Out scheme, the newest of the internationally recognised BREEAM standards for rating the sustainability of building projects.


First company gets listed under new BRE Global thermal details and products certification scheme

UK insulation manufacturer Xtratherm is the first company to be included in the certification listing of the new BRE Global Certified Thermal Details and Products scheme.