BRS accepts contract research, provides consultancy and testing services and develops training programs. It has a cooperative linkage with the Construction Materials and Structures Laboratory (CoMSLab) of the Institute of Civil Engineering, U.P. College of Engineering. If the work entails testing or laboratory works, the facilities of CoMSLab are available for use.
BRS has been involved with various government technical committees such as the Philippine Council for Industry and Energy Research and Development (PCIERD) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), the Bureau of Product Standards of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (CIAP). BRS is listed as an alternative testing facility by the Accreditation of Innovative Technologies for Housing and Urban Development (AITECH) of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC).
Partial list of Materials Testing Offered
by the Construction Materials and Structures Laboratory (CoMSLab)
Concrete and Related Products
Coarse and Fine Aggregates
Concrete Reinforcing Steel
PVC, Plastics, and Related Products
Steel Plates (Tension Test)
Flooring Materials (Flexural Strength)