Environmental Assessment Methods

BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method)

BREEAM is the leading and most widely used environmental assessment method for buildings in the UK. It sets the standard for best practice in sustainable design and has become a widely used measure to describe a buildings environmental performance.  
  •  Clients, planners, funders and developers use BREEAM to specify the sustainability performance of their building.
  • Property Agents use it to promote the building.
  • Design teams use it to improve the building and their own understanding.
  • Managers use BREEAM to reduce costs and improve the building.

It provides people with:

Market recognition for low environmental impact buildings...
Assurance that the best environmental practice is used in a building...
Inspiration to find innovative solutions to minimise environmental impact...
A benchmark that is higher than regulation...
A tooll to help reduce running costs and improve working and living environments...
A standard that demonstrates progress towards corporate and organistational environmental objectives...


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