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BREEAM a step towards environmentally friendlier buildings

BREEAM a step towards environmentally friendlier buildings 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. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Structural Survey Emerald Publishing

BREEAM a step towards environmentally friendlier buildings

Structural Survey , Volume 9 (3): 6 – Mar 1, 1991

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0263-080X
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000003251
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Abstract

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.

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Structural SurveyEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1991

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