The 18th edition of the Wiring Regulations (also known as BS 7671:2018) was published on 1 July 2018. There is a six-month transition period for electricians and electrical contractors to get up to speed before the new regulations come into effect in January 2019.read more..
New guidance on façade and perimeter security standards
Those specifying physical security products need to understand the product performance standards available, and to determine which of these best suits the potential threats they face. New expert guidance explains the differences between the standards for forced entry delay provided by façade and other building components (such as doors and windows). Download the guide here.
Issue 8.0 of LPS 1175 is on the way!
The new draft of the of LPS 1175 (Issue 8.0) will be available for public comment for a limited period from the beginning of July 2018. This new version includes important changes to the classification system, to add a more diverse range of threat scenarios, and changes to the categorisation and range of tools used in the attack tests. If you would like to participate in the consultation please go to the BRE preference pages and register your interest in ‘Standards Consultation’.
We are delighted to announce that we have established a new company – BRE Global Ireland – which is based in Dublin. This followed the UK’s BREXIT vote and the knowledge that BRE Global Ltd (based in Watford, UK) would no longer be a Notified Body beyond the date of our exit from the European Union. We took immediate action to ensure that clients will still be able to obtain the services required from us in respect of EU legislation.read more..
Book now for BRE Fire Conference
The Fourth Annual BRE Fire Research Conference on 18 September at BRE Watford, will provide a valuable insight into the latest research on fire protection and fire risk management. It will also give delegates the opportunity to meet and network with like-minded professionals from across the fire-related communities. Read more