Sustainable Refurbishment of domestic buildings using BREEAM

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A guide to BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment and how to integrate sustainability through the refurbishment of existing homes

The purpose of this guide is to advise professionals on how to sustainably refurbish a domestic property in the UK. The guide covers the key aspects of the refurbishment process and outlines how sustainability issues can be considered through every step of the way.

The guide also covers issues to consider when planning the project, issues that may be specific to the site, such as flood risk, as well as opportunities that should be considered for individual project types ranging from the extension of a property to re-roofing, installing new windows or electrical and water fittings.