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BREEAM Assessment in Offices & Retail

BREEAM Environmental AssessmentsBREEAM Environmental Assessments

BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Assessment Method) was introduced in the summer of 1990 and has become the most widely used method of environmental assessment for buildings. BREEAM helps construction professionals to understand and minimise the environmental impact of the developments they design and construct.

BREEAM provides:

BREEAM RetailThe BREEAM environmental assessment for the different types of building developments are briefly detailed as follows:

BREEAM Retail Assessments

BREEAM Retail is used to undertake environmental assessments for most types of retail development, for various different stakeholders, including property developers, managing agents, landlords and tenants. Environmental assessments can be carried out for single units or whole developments. The assessments can be conducted at any stage of the building life cycle:

BREEAM Retail assesses the following retail developments:

BREEAM Offices Assessments

BREEAM Offices is used worldwide reviewing and improving the environmental performance of office buildings. BREEAM Office assessments can be used for assessing the environmental impact of occupied, non occupied, new and existing office buildings, for example:

BREEAM AssessmentsThe Code for Sustainable Homes & Ecohomes Assessments

For details of Code for Sustainable Homes and Ecohomes Assessments please see
BREEAM Domestic Assessments

Contact our Energy Certification & BREEAM Assessment Specialists

We have fully trained assessors dealing with all aspects of BREEAM Assessment and Energy Certification.

James Forster – BREEAM Offices, Ecohomes, The Code for Sustainable Homes, SBEM calculations, Energy Performance Certificates (EPC’s) and Display Energy Certificates (DEC’s).

Andrew Jagger – BREEAM Retail, Ecohomes, SBEM Calculations, Energy Performance Certificates (EPC’s) and Display Energy Certificates (DEC’s).

To discuss any of these issues relating to your project Andrew and James can be contacted on 01274 687755 or e mail

BREEAM Environmental Assessments, Code for Sustainable Homes, BREEAM Offices, BREEAM Retail

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