BSRIA is a test, instruments, research and consultancy organisation in construction and building services providing specialist support services for design, construction, facilities management, product testing and market intelligence.  As a non-profit distributing member-based Association, we also publish best practice guides, hold an extensive library and run training and events.


BSRIA is an ISO 9001 Registered 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 £14.9m in 2016–17. We employ over 200 people at our head office in Bracknell (UK), at regionally based construction compliance offices throughout the UK; at offices in France, Spain, China, USA.

Our services

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.

Download the BSRIA Capability Statement showing our range of services.


BSRIA offers design validation services of mock up testing 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 provide independent energy reviews to help meet planning requirements for new developments.
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Construction compliance

BSRIA offers a range of construction 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.
Read more about our construction compliance services