Spacecraft to basements: exploring the frontiers of fire safety at third BRE Fire Research Conference

BRE’s 2017 Fire Research Conference brings together its most diverse programme of papers yet on contemporary fire engineering challenges, ranging from space travel and airports, to photovoltaic energy and product regulation in the wake of BREXIT. Featuring guest speakers alongside…

Cable manufacturers will be left out in the cold without CE marking, says BRE Global

BRE Global turns up heat on cable CE marking as July 2017 deadline looms. Manufacturers risk losing out on trade opportunities with Europe without appropriate CE marking for their cable products, says BRE Global, the UK leader in fire, security…

Building design must respond to risks posed by balcony fires, says new report

Balconies are a growing feature of urban development as designers strive to harness precious outdoor space, especially in high rise buildings. But careful consideration must be given to materials and structural design to mitigate the risk of a balcony fire…

BRE Global’s managing director one of top 50 women in engineering

, has been named on an inaugural list of the UK’s top 50 women in engineering. Published by the Daily Telegraph on 23 June 2016 to coincide with National Women in Engineering Day, the list features the country’s foremost influential…

BRE Global’s new standard puts spotlight on fire risks to ‘vulnerable’ people

LPS 1655*, the latest Loss Prevention Standard from BRE Global, introduces the UK’s first fire performance benchmark for Personal Protection System (PPS) equipment. Developed in consultation with industry stakeholders, LPS 1655 defines requirements and test methods for LPCB third party…

BRE Global Director is announced as new chair of the European Fire and Security Group

The European Fire & Security Group (EFSG) has appointed Graham Orme, BRE Global International Director, as Chairman for a three year term. EFSG is an association of established certification bodies in Europe specialising in the fire and security sectors. It provides a…

Multi-agent Research into False Alarms

BRE Global has partnered with the Association of British Insurers (ABI), British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE), the CBRE Group, CS Todd & Associates Ltd, the Fire Industry Association (FIA), Glasgow City Council and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service…

BRE’s Global Certification

Independent third-party organisation BRE GLOBAL, based in the UK and with representative offices in China, India and Malaysia, will be showcasing its offering of certification of fire, security and sustainability products and services to an international market. LPCB (loss Prevention…

Kitchen Fire Safety is on the Menu

Growth in the restaurant and fast food sector continues apace. But commercial ambitions can be easily devastated by a fire, making fit-for-purpose suppression systems in the kitchen vital to business resilience, and of course, public safety. Despite five years of…

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