BSRIA is the association for building services research assisting the building services industry and its clients to improve the quality of its products and services, the efficiency of their provision and the effectiveness of their operation.
BSRIA is a test, instruments, research and consultancy organisation, providing specialist services in construction and building services.
As a non-profit distributing, member-based association, clients can be assured of our independent approach and authoritative reputation. Any profits made are invested in our on-going research programme, producing industry recognised best practice guidance.
BSRIA (owned by The Building Services Research and Information Association) was founded in 1955 and had a turnover of £11.7 million in 2011-12. We employ 180 people at our head office in Bracknell (UK), at regionally based airtightness offices throughout the UK, and offices in France, Spain, Germany, China, Malaysia and North America.
BSRIA offers a wide range of services to help companies improve the design, build and operation of buildings. Our unique blend of product testing and market research can also help manufacturers gain the relevant certification and plan their marketing strategy.
BSRIA offers design validation services of computer modelling, physical modelling and detail drawing reviews. Getting it right first time at design stage will avoid expensive and time consuming repairs during construction or occupancy.
We also offer environmental assessments such as BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes, as well as independent energy reviews to help meet planning requirements for new developments.
BSRIA offers a range of g compliance services to help your buildings pass first time, demonstrate quality and avoid delays in handover. We offer one-stop services including airtightness testing, thermal imaging, sound insulation testing and ventilation testing.
Our facilities managment (FM) support services help building operators operate and maintain their buildings more efficiently, saving money and energy while minimising disruption to systems critical to their business.
From maintenance strategy consultancy to hands-on condition monitoring and site investigations BSRIA will give you clear, practical recommendations giving real business benefits.
Test and certification
BSRIA is the leading independent UK laboratory for testing, certification and performance verification of a wide range of building services products. Our internationally recognised certificates will help you gain the relevant markings for you products and independently prove their performance.
We can also carry out testing on products designed for a specific use in construction projects as well as help to develop new and innovative products, proving their quality and help to get them to market.
BSRIA developed its Instrument Solutions division in 1990 to offer a total test and measurement service. We hire, calibrate and sell a comprehensive range of specialist instruments for building services and construction use.
Our service is backed by a Quality Assurance management system to both BS EN ISO9001:2008 and ISO/IEC 17025:2005 (UKAS) and our team of expert engineers who can advise you on the best instrument for your need and offer technical support and site services.
Market intelligence and management consultancy
BSRIA's specialist consultants offer worldwide market intelligence across a broad range of building services products. From a private study to an off-the-shelf, BSRIA's unrivalled mix of technical and marketing knowledge will help you make confident decisions about your marketing and business strategy.
We also provide management consultancy to help companies improve their processes, manage staff and improve customer satisfaction. Our understanding of the technical nature of the industry and construction supply chain helps to deliver practical, no-nonsense recommendations.