The BREEAM Method

The BREEAM® method – British Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method – is the sustainable building benchmark developed in the United Kingdom and widely used on an international scale.

This benchmark aims to reduce the impact of a building on its environment while improving the quality of life of occupants. Five levels of certification can be awarded: Pass, Good, Very Good, Excellent or Exceptional.

The BREEAM method is classified into 9 categories of criteria: