The BREEAM suite of schemes enables consistent and comparable assessment and verification across the entire built environment lifecycle.

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CBRE Investment Management use BREEAM as a method to measure success. It provides consistency and comparability in our environmental assessments We implement it across funds and portfolios in many locations, and utilise the assessment outcomes to continuously drive improvement.

Robbie Epsom, EMEA Head of ESG, CBRE Investment Management(SFL)

BREEAM Technical standards

BREEAM New construction

The BREEAM New construction standards provide a framework to deliver high performing and sustainable newly built assets, that support commercial success whilst also creating positive environmental and social impact.

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BREEAM Refurbishment and fit-out

The BREEAM Refurbishment and Fit-Out standards provide a framework to deliver projects to a high performing and sustainable standard, support commercial success and create positive environmental and social impact.

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The BREEAM In-use standards provide a framework to enable property investors, owners, managers and occupiers to determine and drive sustainable improvements in the operational performance of their assets, leading to benchmarking, assurance and validation of operational asset data.

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BREEAM Communities

BREEAM Communities

The BREEAM Communities standard provides a framework to support planners, local authorities, developers and investors to integrate and assess sustainable design in the masterplanning of new communities and regeneration projects.

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BREEAM Infrastructure

BREEAM Infrastructure (formerly CEEQUAL) is the world’s first sustainability rating scheme to improve design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure assets.

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Home Quality Mark

The Home Quality Mark (HQM) is the badge of a better home. It enables house builders to showcase the quality of their homes, and to distinguish them from other houses on the market, by providing impartial information from independent experts.

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BREEAM Case studies


Browse the latest case studies from BREEAM


09 Center For Sustainable Landscapes CREDIT Paul G Wiegman BRE Group

A historic public garden leads green building into the future, Center for Sustainable Landscapes, Pennsylvania, USA

The core function of the CSL is to increase awareness of the interconnection between the natural and built environment, and ...
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Oaks Interior BRE Group

The Oaks Mall – The First BREEAM USA Certification

Located in Thousand Oaks, California, The Oaks is a 1.3 million square foot shopping mall chosen by Macerich to be ...
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LM3 1200x801 BRE Group

The oldest new building in San Francisco, Landmark at One Market Street, USA

The Landmark shows the sustainability performance that existing buildings, including those with historic features, can deliver. The brick façade is ...
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LGS HQ 2 10807 1200x800 BRE Group

Pursuing BREEAM USA at LORD Green Strategies headquarters, Dallas, Texas

The LORD Green Real Estate Strategies, Inc. headquarters is a 6,663 square foot building located nine miles northeast of downtown ...
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2880 Hero BRE Group

2880 Junction, USA another BREEAM Good certified building within Silicon Valley

MetLife Investment Management uses its buildings’ sustainability certifications to provide a foundation and help guide current and future sustainability initiatives ...
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3050 Zanker Photo 2 768x576 BRE Group

3050 Zanker, USA achieves BREEAM Good with building located in Silicon Valley

3050 Zanker is a 2 story Class A commercial R&D office building located in the San Jose submarket of Silicon ...
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