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BREEAM

Case Studies

“BREEAM is the world's leading sustainability assessment method for master planning projects, infrastructure and buildings. It addresses a number of lifecycle stages such as New Construction, Refurbishment and In-Use. Globally there are more than 530,000 BREEAM certified developments, and almost 2,200,000 buildings registered for assessment since it was first launched in 1990. BREEAM inspires developers and creators to excel, innovate and make effective use of resources. The focus on sustainable value and efficiency makes BREEAM certified developments attractive property investments and generates sustainable environments that enhance the well-being of the people who live and work in them.” SGW assists companies to achieve a BREEAM score of Excellent standard or higher by attaining a credit in the ‘Health and Wellbeing’ section, namely HEA 06 In order to obtain a Suitably Qualified Security Specialist, a set of recommendations are provided by SGW during the concept design (RIBA Stage 2 or equivalent). The recommendations aim to ensure that the design of buildings, public and private car parks and public or amenity space are planned, designed and specified to address any issues or concerns identified through the desktop review and site visit.