Outlines the development of the Building Research EstablishmentEnvironmental Assessment Method BREEAM, and discusses the operatingprocess behind the first version BREEAM 190. Examines the objectivesand criteria for BREEAM, highlighting its functions to providerecognition for buildings which are friendlier to the global environmentthan normal, so stimulating a market for them to raise awareness of thedominant role which the use of energy in buildings plays in globalwarming to provide a common set of targets and standards. Explores theenvironmental issues addressed in BREEAM, concentrating on global,neighbourhood and internal issues. Suggests future issues and commentson the assessment process.
Structural Survey – Emerald Publishing
Published: Mar 1, 1991