An innovative housing project in Renfrewshire will help to tackle climate change and could slash annual heating bills to £150.
Published 22 January 2020
Twenty-one of Scotland’s senior policy-shapers and key building experts, academics, and commentators were welcomed to a roundtable in Edinburgh earlier this year to debate: “What Kind of a Britain are we Building: Scotland?”
Published 12 March 2019
A report into the role housing plays in supporting people affected by dementia has found that housing is a key consideration to living well, but is underdeveloped within the current integration agenda for health and social care.
Published 27 September 2018
Glasgow has sufficient available vacant land to help alleviate fuel poverty in the city given the right technology and investment, according to scientists at the University of Strathclyde.
Published 3 October 2017
Poor indoor air quality in UK homes is at a scale and magnitude that needs immediate national-level attention and action, according to a new report from built environment and medical professionals.
Published 10 May 2017
A flood-resilient prototype home has been launched to show the most effective ways to protect homes against flood damage and limit disruption.
Published 7 February 2017
In advance of this weekend’s International Day of Older Persons, Scottish housing minister Kevin Stewart has commended BRE for highlighting how assistive technology could help the older generation stay safely in their own homes for longer.
Published 29 September 2016
A new demonstration house which could make home life easier for those living with dementia was launched at the BRE Innovation Park in Ravenscraig yesterday.
Published 2 June 2016
BRE has launched the final phase of its innovation park at Ravenscraig.
Published 28 April 2016
An innovative new app has been launched which promises to help social landlords and housebuilders in providing more energy efficient homes, reducing fuel poverty and carbon emissions and improving the health of tenants.
Published 14 October 2015
An eco-friendly house designed by New College Lanarkshire students has begun to take shape.
Published 12 May 2015