Four Core Themes
Real-time testing and assessment of indoor environments.
Ecology & Biophillia
Applying knowledge from the natural environment to our built environment.
Design guidance to support an aging population with independent living.
Site & Asset Operations Safety
Research and standards that improve the safety of operations within the built environment.
Latest Case Studies
Investigations by BRE’s Fire Safety Research team deliver fundamental knowledge that has practical impacts on everyday life.
This series of expert research gives insight into the importance of circadian lighting on occupant wellbeing and advises on how to achieve optimum results.
Research into the behaviour of flashover fires to better inform structural engineering and to improve safety procedures.
The first of its kind, assessment of how blurring the lines between the indoors and outdoors can impact wellbeing, productivity and business efficiencies.
Design for Dementia
How can our homes be retrofitted to allow more people to stay at home safely and independently for longer?
Homes for Life
In this video experts from BRE and Loughborough University discuss the research and innovation behind Chris and Sally’s Home for Life demonstration home.