BREEAM aims to ensure that its standards provide social and economic benefits whilst mitigating the environmental impact of the built environment.
BREEAM is an independent, third party certification of a developements' sustainable credentials that assess the design, construction, intended use and future-prrofing of new building developments.
The Refurbishment and Fit-Out Standard can be used to assess most types and uses of existing buildings, including home. There are the internation, UK non-domestic and the UK domestic BREEAM Refurbishment and Fit-Out Standards.
The BREEAM Refurbishment and Fit-Out Standard
The Refurbishment and Fit Out Standards make a difference to property investors, owners and occupiers by:
- Retaining, improving and future proofring existing buidlings assets instead of demolishing and rebuilding
- Increases asset value by attracting clientele looking for improved standards of living or working conditions that enhances occupiers health, well-being, productivity and satisfaction
- Improves overall building performance
- Offers a route to demonstrate corporate social responsibility and sustainable leadership