Daylighting, demolition and disaster resilience: BRE Trust is making headway on green building research

Michael Holder
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Daylighting, demolition and disaster resilience: BRE Trust is making headway on green building research

Building Research Establishment Trust is working on several research projects focused on mitigation and resilience to climate change

Spending so many hours living and working in our homes and offices can sometimes make climate change feel like a distant concern, with its impacts and causes affected by events outside our comfort zones....

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