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

Use the buttons below to find out more about the BREEAM New construction, BREEAM Refurbishment and fit out, BREEAM In-use, BREEAM Communities technical standards and download technical manuals.

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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


Ballston17 BRE Group

The first office building with a verified score under BREEAM In-Use in the US, Three Ballston Plaza

Built in 1990, this 342,280 square foot Class A multi-tenanted office building is located in just 5 miles from the ...
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IMG 6297 BRE Group

The Energy Conservation Office strives to make campus buildings operate more energy efficiently

The Energy Conservation Office received an Excellent rating in all three assessment portions: Asset Performance, Building Management, and Occupier Management ...
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PES Ecology Smaller 1 1200x900 BRE Group

University of California, Davis: BREEAM In-Use Excellent rating unlocks flexibility

Built in 2001 and located in Davis, CA, Plant and Environmental Sciences is a 3-story, 126,651 ft2 building that provides ...
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Kanyon Featured BRE Group

The first BREEAM outstanding awarded project in Turkey

Kanyon has become Turkey’s first building to achieve an Outstanding rating for building management under BREEAM In-Use International. Kanyon won ...
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Allonday Feature BRE Group

Allonbay Village-an authentic treasure in a unique location

Located on a landscape of high quality and also high fragility, the intervention required the utmost respect for the site, ...
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Image 1 BRE Group

KLM leads the way in retail with their future-proof and sustainable shopping mall

This extensive development is on a brownfield site. The building is owned and run by KLP Eiendom, and houses more ...
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