BRE is an international, multi-disciplinary, building science organisation with a mission to improve buildings and infrastructure.
Based in Hertfordshire, with national facilities in Scotland, Wales and Cornwall, and international offices in the US, China, India, the Middle East and Brazil, BRE employs over 600 people who are committed to building a better world together.
We generate new knowledge through independent research. This is used to create the products, standards and qualifications that help to ensure buildings, homes and communities are safe, efficient, productive, sustainable and enjoyable places to be. Our customers in over 80 countries use our expertise and services to deliver their social, environmental and economic goals.
Our product approvals and sustainable buildings and communities’ certification services are delivered by BRE Global and we are owned by a charity called the BRE Trust, which delivers one of the largest programmes of built environment education and research for the public good.
Chairman: Chris Earnshaw OBE FREng
Turnover: £50 million
Number of staff: 650 (+ 150 staff in BRE University Centres)
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