Green buildings: Greater focus on climate adaptation and mitigation in updated BREEAM standard

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The updated green buildings standard also aims to directly link up with UN Sustainable Development Goals
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The updated green buildings standard also aims to directly link up with UN Sustainable Development Goals

BRE announces most significant update to leading sustainable buildings standard in five years

Leading sustainable buildings standard BREEAM has been given its most significant update in five years, with a greater onus placed on climate change adaptation and mitigation measures, as well as the social...

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