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.  

The sustainability framework is underpinned by credible science, allowing the assessment process to identify valuable insights on the asset’s performance. The internationally recognised and third-party certification provides assurance and validation of the data collated throughout the assessment. 

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Benefits of BREEAM Communities

 

The BREEAM Communities standard benefits planners, local authorities, developers, investors and local communities by:

Supporting routes to net zero

Contributing to ESG goals

Reducing costs

Mitigating environmental impact

Enhancing economic and social value

Providing one assessment for multiple sustainability outcomes

Supporting disclosures and reporting requirements

Providing independent, third-party assurance on asset performance and sustainability

Supporting the planning process in sustainable decision making

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National Scheme Operators

The BREEAM Communities standard can be used anywhere in the world, with the exception of the following territories where our partners, BREEAM National Scheme Operators (NSOs), operate locally adapted Communities standards:  

Netherlands
BREEAM NL

Spain
BREEAM ES

BREEAM Case studies

 

Browse the latest case studies from BREEAM

 

Allonbay Village-an authentic treasure in a unique location

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

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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Casa Batroun, a bespoke home, receives BREEAM Excellent

Casa Batroun, a bespoke home, receives BREEAM Excellent

Casa Batroun is a renovation and extension of an old sandstone private house in the seaside town of Batroun in ...
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Castleward- a redevelopment to create a new community of sustainable homes and businesses

Castleward- a redevelopment to create a new community of sustainable homes and businesses

Castleward is a 12.1 hectare brownfield regeneration site in Derby currently undergoing redevelopment to create a new community of sustainable ...
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The first project to have been rated BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ under the 2014 RFO scheme

The first project to have been rated BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ under the 2014 RFO scheme

Located at 2 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central, The Hub is the headquarters of Broadgate Estates, a leading property management company ...
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Lidl Sweden is using BREEAM to become market leaders in sustainability

Lidl Sweden is using BREEAM to become market leaders in sustainability

Lidl Sweden aim to be the leading sustainable retailer. We wanted to be a forerunner and push the market in ...
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