BSRIA is an independent, member-based organisation that provides specialist consultancy, testing, research and instrument distribution services for clients within the construction, building services and facilities management industries. Our aim is to promote energy and water efficiency, best practice in construction and effective operation of buildings by providing expert support and advice based on over 50 years of experience.
As a non-profit, member-based association, BSRIA is able to provide independent, impartial advice based on product testing and market research. Any profits made by the organisation are reinvested in our ongoing research programme, producing industry-recognised best practice guidance.
Founded in 1955, BSRIA (The Building Services Research and Information Association) is one of the most established organisations of its kind. In 2011-12, the company had a turnover of £11.7 million. We currently employ 180 people at our head office in Bracknell and at offices in Germany, France, Spain, China, Malaysia and North America.
We offer a range of services designed to help companies improve the design, build and operation of buildings. You can find details of these in the sections below. If you would like any further information about BSRIA and the services we offer, please get in touch on 01344 465600.
BSRIA provides an accredited nationwide airtightness testing service for all types of building. Whether it’s a single dwelling or a large commercial development, we can help you achieve compliance with the Building Regulations. We have engineers on hand throughout England, Wales and Scotland, and can also offer airtightness testing in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland through our partnership with Anderson Mechanical Services.
BSRIA has been carrying out airtightness assessments for over 30 years, in which time we have completed some 5,000 tests. Our aim is to ensure your building passes first time, but if it doesn’t, we’ll provide practical, cost-effective remedies on-site to ensure it’s ready next time around.
For more information on our airtightness testing services, head over to BSRIA online or get in touch with our customer services department on 01344 465600.
We offer a range of services to help constructors and designers comply with the Building Regulations and to ensure that their buildings are completed to the agreed design requirements.
With the number and complexity of Building Regulations always increasing, more and more contractors and designers are looking to organisations like the BSRIA to prove their compliance and to guide them through the regulations so that they pass first time.
At BSRIA, we don’t just help you comply with the regulations: we help you to deliver the best possible building for your clients. Our services cover:
We also offer an Introduction to Building Regulations training course for anyone requiring an overview of the current legislation.
Our Information Services are based on over 50 years of experience in the construction and buildings management industries. We’re able to offer our members access to a wealth of information and resources.
Collaborate with professionals with similar interests to you by joining one of our clubs or networks for members and non-members:
Whatever instrument you need, for however long you need it, BSRIA can provide a practical, cost-effective solution. We offer a range of market-leading devices from some of the biggest brands in the industry. Customers can choose to purchase or hire, depending on their requirements. Our range covers a variety of testing and measuring tasks, including:
All instruments are tested and supplied with Certificates of Conformity, as well as operating instructions.
BSRIA can also arrange instrument calibration within UKAS accredited laboratories.
BSRIA’s Worldwide Market Intelligence (WMI) division is a globally recognised source of strategic market intelligence and provides information and advice to some of the biggest names in the building services industry. The research carried out at WMI helps clients make more informed business decisions.
We provide strategic, market-based solutions that are tailored to your specific business needs. We help you to meet customer demands, track competitor activity, identify market opportunities, evaluate new markets, and develop sales, marketing and distribution strategies.
Find out more about our Worldwide Market Intelligence services by visiting BSRIA online.
BSRIA membership is open to any company with an interest in building services and construction. That includes designers, contractors, building owners/operators, manufacturers and suppliers, clients and architects. Members have full access to our information services and can benefit from expert advice and guidance on all matters relating to construction and building management.
By becoming a member of BSRIA, your company benefits as a whole: staff at all levels have access to valuable industry information that could have a bearing on the future success of your business.
For more on the benefits of BSRIA membership, please head over to our website or contact us directly on 01344 465600.
At the heart of BSRIA is our ongoing research programme. We’re always looking for ways to make improvements to building services and construction, whether that means breaking new ground with innovative ideas or researching the best way to apply new technologies, techniques and processes.
We have a strong track record of delivering results and disseminating practical information through published guidance, seminars and press articles. Our research currently supports over 600 member companies, helping them to improve techniques and processes, examine the viability of new technologies, apply existing technologies from different sectors, monitor performance of products, energy and water use, and make decisions on business strategy.
BSRIA run an independent, UKAS accredited laboratory in which we’re able to test, validate and verify HVAC systems and products in accordance with recognised industry standards. We offer a variety of standard and bespoke services for global market approvals.
Our fast turnaround ensures speedy product compliance, CE approval, fitness for purpose and time-to-market while also improving your competitive advantage.
Few organisations can offer the same level of support as BSRIA can. We provide a range of troubleshooting services for buildings in operation as well as for those yet to be handed over. From simple performance checks completed in a day to in-depth investigations into building problems and plant failure, we can provide a troubleshooting solution for all requirements. We use a variety of specialist tools, instruments and equipment to identify and resolve problems relating to:
As an independent company, we’re able to provide expert, impartial advice and guidance and will always suggest the most appropriate and cost-effective solution.
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