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Four BREEAM projects are recognised in the prestigious performance-based Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) awards.
Focused on actual, measured performance, not design intent, the CIBSE Awards acknowledge the people, products and projects that drive outstanding energy performance in the built environment.
Judges including Munish Datta, Head of Sustainability at M & S, Professor Bill Gething of University of the West of England, Hwyel Davies of CIBSE and others selected four BREEAM excellent projects for awards:
- Premier House, Twickenham which was named Refurbishment Project of the Year (value over £5m)
- University of East London’s Stratford Library which won the New Build Project of the Year (value up to £10m)
- The Quadrant office building, Milton Keynes which was awarded New Build Project of the Year (value over £10m)
- BBC Broadcasting House for the Collaborative Working Partnership Award
Director of BREEAM Gavin Dunn said ‘Congratulations to all the award winners. I am very pleased to see so many BREEAM buildings in the winners line up – a testament to the robustness of the BREEAM standard for delivering real in-use energy efficiency.’
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NOTES TO EDITOR
BREEAM is an internationally recognised sustainability rating scheme for buildings. It is based on the latest scientific knowledge and is regularly updated in line with new development, evolving legislation and feedback from users. BREEAM is owned by BRE Group.www.breeam.org.uk
BRE is a world leading building science centre that generates new knowledge through research. This is used to create products, tools and standards that drive positive change across the built environment. BRE helps its government and private sector clients meet the significant environmental, social and economic challenges they faces in delivering homes, buildings and communities.
BRE is owned by the BRE Trust, a registered charity. The Trust uses the profits made by the BRE companies to fund research and education that advances knowledge of the built environment. www.bre.co.uk