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


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World’s largest real estate certification powered by BREEAM In-Use for Dutch investors Vesteda

27,500 assets assessed in under a year for Dutch real estate investor Vesteda to prove sustainability commitment through third-party verification ...
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BNP Paribas Real Estate and Generali Real Estate achieve target of BREEAM In-Use V6 Excellent rating

Optimisation of existing building fabric and intelligent design features deliver a future-proofed asset in London's financial district ...
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China Basin – Achieving BREEAM Very Good rating on a waterfront Tech & Life Sciences Campus in San Francisco

China Basin achieved a “Very Good” rating in both Part 1 Asset Performance and Part 2 Management Performance, the first ...
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WashREIT leverages green bond funding to achieve BREEAM certification of eight assets

WashREIT allocated a majority of its $350 million inaugural green bond offering to green building improvements and certification as part ...
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DEKA USA Property TWO LP 3050 Gateway Distribution Center achieves BREEAM certification in efforts for continual progress

Like many industrial facilities, challenges included the rural location of the site with reduced surrounding amenities, and the nature of ...
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