A high BREEAM rating can conjure a great deal of pride, for those involved in a buildings construction and for its occupants. BREEAM is the world’s most commonly used means of reviewing and improving a buildings environmental performance.

From early-stage pre-assessments and planning through to formal design stage and post-construction reviews and certification, we provide one-stop shop solution to BREEAM requirements.

The five BREEAM ratings are as follows:

Very Good

Main factors toward getting a high BREEAM rating:

  • Good building management
  • How the building contributes to the health and well-being of staff/occupants
  • A reduction in CO2 emissions from building operations & transport to and from building
  • Location and access for staff
  • Water use and efficiency
  • Use of responsibly resourced materials, those with a low embodied energy and recycled material
  • Best use of the building’s location and footprint
  • Minimising pollution

Credits are awarded for the environmental impact of the development and the categories in which credits are obtained are:

  • Energy
  • Land use and ecology
  • Water
  • Health and well-being
  • Pollution
  • Transport
  • Materials
  • Waste
  • Management