The BRE Environmental Assesment Method (BREEAM) is a globally recognised standard for assessing the environmental performance of non-domestic buildings.
Originally developed in 1990, the standard covers a raft of green building indicators, including materials, energy and water use, land use, energy efficiency, pollution rates and transport options.
The building is then rated on a scale of: Pass, Good, Very Good, Excellent or Outstanding and awarded a certificate.
BREEAM is the most widely-used environmental building certification in the UK.
LATEST STORIES ABOUT FACILITIES
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
TODAY'S TOP STORIES
JOB OF THE WEEK
Energy market reforms across the Latin American region are creating exciting opportunities for organisations involved in the development, financing, construction and operation of renewable energy and clean technology assets.
A discussion of the “risk perception gap”, its implications and how it can be closed
It is both simple and inexpensive for any data centre, regardless of size or age, to get started allocating costs and carbon