Improving People’s Lives
High quality living and working environments are essential for good physical and mental health.
Improving indoor noise, light and air quality conditions, and reducing overheating, damp, cold and pollution and their effects on people’s health
Helping people with physical and mental impairments, including sight and hearing loss, autism, dementia and reduced mobility, to continue living and working independently.
Investigating the causes of fire deaths and serious injuries, ways of reducing false fire alarms, and innovations for improving fire detection.
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.
The first of its kind, assessment of how blurring the lines between the indoors and outdoors can impact wellbeing, productivity and business efficiencies.
Construction site health and safety training
Hear from Dr. Zulfikar Adamu, one winner of the 2018 Worshipful Company of Constructors Research Award.
Improving fire safety design
Coupled hybrid modelling has been investigated by Benjamin Ralph as part of a BRE Trust supported PhD
Providing good quality indoor environments is a growing priority – see what the Trust is supporting in these areas.
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.