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BRE Canada launches at Greenbuild

Published by Sarah Brown, October 28, 2011.

Built environment research and consultancy organization, BRE (Building Research Establishment) launched its new Canadian-based business, BRE Canada, at Greenbuild last month. Canadian built industry specialist Julie Scarcella will head up the venture, which aims to bring sustainability into the mainstream by working with new and existing Canadian clients to drive change.

The business will initially focus on corporate sustainability, planning and policy, fit-for-purpose energy efficient design (including retail shop setup and ‘assisted living'), building performance and waste management, construction standards and resource efficiency and selection. As part of the BRE group of companies, BRE Canada will channel its profits into registered charity the BRE Trust, which will then be used on research and innovation programs in Canada. Read the full news release here.

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