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BREEAM Assessment is the technique used to evaluate the design and the building specification of your construction. This can include your energy, water usage, management process and even the materials waste and ecology.

BREEAM is the industry standard for best practice in sustainable building designs, and our team of highly experienced assessors understand the BREEAM ratings that you need to meet.

Why use BREEAM?

BREEAM works by addressing a wide range of issues and this allows designers and developers to demonstrate the various credentials of their building to other parties that may be involved.

Public Sector requirements

Since 2008, there are a large number of government departments and various other public sector bodies that encourage or require BREEAM. This includes the NHS, Social Services and more.

There is also a BREEAM requirements that is set for schools that depend on whether or not you are having a refurbishment or a new build.

Why Briary?

  • We will assist you in making sure that every service we provide is catered to meet your needs as well as BREEAM standards
  • We can provide you with assistance in bidding for any public or commercial project
  • Our assessors are fully certified
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What Is BREEAM And Why Should You Use It?

BREEAM is the international standard for assessing the sustainability of the built environment. BREEAM places at high amount of emphasis on how materials and methods used in construction can be cost-effective, and be beneficial to the people occupying the building. 

BREEAM works by addressing a wide range of issues and this allows designers and developers to demonstrate the various credentials of their building to other parties that may be involved.

BREEAM Assessments can be broken down into the following categories:

Energy

This encourages the construction of energy-efficient buildings whose operations are supported for sustainable development and zero-emission targets.

Health and Wellbeing 

This category is focused on ensuring the maximum quality of life for the occupant of the building and those who live in the vicinity

Innovation

The BREEAM Assessments rewards innovations in building design and development.

Materials

Reduce the environmental impact of materials used through the construction phase of the building project. 

Pollution 

This category looks to ensure that the pollution caused by the building’s construction and use is kept to a minimum. As well as air pollution, this part of the BREEAM Assessment looks into the noise and light pollution that comes front he building.

Waste 

The category of the BREEAM Assessment addresses the amount of waste materials used during the construction process and in the future building maintenance.

Water 

This focuses on reducing the water wasted during the building’s operation, often through leaks. 

Land use

This category looks into the sustainability of the land that the building sits on and the effects on the local environment and habitats surrounding the building.

Management

This category encourages sustainable management practices during the building’s design, development, and ongoing maintenance.

How Do BREEAM Assessments Work?

A BREEAM Assessment can take place at any stage of the building process, from the planning stage to the construction phase, and even for refurbishment or renovations

BREEAM Assessments are calculated with a 5-star ratings that judges a building project as either Acceptable, Pass, Good, Very Good, Excellent or Outstanding.

Public Sector Requirements For BREEAM Assessments

Since 2008, there are a large number of government departments and various other public sector bodies that encourage or require BREEAM. This includes the NHS, Social Services and more.

There is also a BREEAM requirements that are set for schools that depend on whether or not you are having a refurbishment or a new build.

Why Choose Briary Energy For Your BREEAM Assessments?

We will assist you in making sure that every service we provide is catered to meet your needs as well as BREEAM standards.

We can provide you with assistance in bidding for any public or commercial project Our assessors are fully certified.

Contact us today to talk about your upcoming project – it could save you on average £800* per plot!