Integrating sustainable design into the masterplanning of new communities or regeneration projects
BREEAM Communities is a simple and flexible route to improving, measuring and certifying the sustainability of large-scale development plans. It provides a framework to support planners, local authorities, developers and investors through the masterplanning process, before embarking on procurement, detailed building level design and construction.
Medium to large scale developments, including new communities and regeneration projects.
It benefits local authorities, developers, masterplanners and the local people who live and work in its communities by:
The standard is applied during the early planning and design stages of a development. It offers a holistic framework with key target benchmarks that assists decision makers to better understand and improve upon the impact their decisions will have upon the longer term environmental, social and economic aspects of the development.
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BREEAM Communities is being used across Europe, parts of The Middle East and Africa.
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