What is BREEAM

BREEAM® (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology) is a private scheme developed by British private agencies. It includes a voluntary assessment and certification of sustainability in any type of building. Its aimis to achieve a positive impact of construction on the environment, health and the economy.

The certificate is based on the evaluation by points of the following categories:

  • Management
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Energy
  • Transport
  • Water consumtion and efficiency
  • Materials
  • Waste
  • Land use & Ecology
  • Pollution
  • Innovation

The BREEAM certificate can be applied to any type or construction phase of the building’s life cycle, and for the following cases: Housing, New Construction, Urban Planning, Building renovation, Infrastructure.

BREEAM has 5 certification levels: Pass, Good, Very Good, Excellent and Outstanding.