What is BREEAM?
BREEAM is the world’s leading sustainability assessment method for masterplanning projects, infrastructure and buildings. It recognises and reflects the value in higher performing assets across the built environment lifecycle, from new construction to in-use and refurbishment.
BREEAM does this through third party certification of the assessment of an asset’s environmental, social and economic sustainability performance, using standards developed by BRE. This means BREEAM rated developments are more sustainable environments that enhance the well-being of the people who live and work in them, help protect natural resources and make for more attractive property investments.
Climate Resilience in the Built Environment
Climate resilience is an important consideration within the built environment. How can the construction industry mitigate our contribution to, and prepare for the impacts of a changing climate?
Hear what our clients had to say about what climate resilience in the built environment.
Thank you to Andy Barnes of Schofield Lothian Limited, Alice Bailey of Crest Nicholson, Derk Welling of APG, Etienne Dupuy of Invesco, and Stephan De Bie of Vesteda for taking the time to share their thoughts.
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The Aim of BREEAM
Continuous performance improvement and innovation by setting and assessing against a broad range of scientifically rigorous requirements that go beyond current regulations and practice
Those who own, commission, deliver, manage or use buildings, infrastructure or communities to achieve their sustainability aspirations
Build Confidence and Value
By providing independent certification that demonstrates the wider benefits to individuals, business, society and the environment
SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT METHOD FOR BUILDINGS
DEVELOPED BY BRE
EMPOWERING INDUSTRY TO
& BUILD A BETTER WORLD
FOR CLIENTS & INVESTORS
Online platforms and tools to manage your asset performance data
With the BREEAM Projects and BREEAM In-Use data platforms, you can manage, edit and organise your assets assessment data, get online reports and insights across your assessment cycle and submit assessments for verification and certification.
BREEAM’s Digital tools let you interact with thousands of other assessors through our forums, create you own tools via our API (giving access to our entire set of certified building listings) and share your own knowledge via our BREEAM Wiki.
Encompassing the BREEAM, HQM and CEEQUAL standards