Building Research Establishment Environmental (BREEAM) is one of the leading and most widely used methodologies for assessing a buildings environmental impact throughout the different stages of its life cycle. BREEAM comprehensively evaluates the impact and strategies across a variety of areas, key to sustainability. CS2 utilise the BREEAM Assessment Method for analysing a client’s carbon foot print and to build a holistic sustainability plan.
BREEAM addresses wide-ranging environmental and sustainability issues and enables developers and designers to prove the environmental credentials of their buildings to planners, tenants and clients:
- uses a straightforward scoring system that is transparent, easy to understand and supported by evidence-based research
- has a positive influence on the design, construction and management of buildings
- sets and maintains a robust technical standard with rigorous quality assurance and certification