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Use the BREEAM New construction standards for international consistency and comparability in delivering high performing, sustainable assets.

About BREEAM New construction

The BREEAM New construction standards provide a framework to deliver newly built assets which are high performing and sustainable. The framework supports commercial success while creating positive environmental and social impact. Each standard uses a common framework that is adaptable to the asset’s location, allowing for international consistency and comparability.

BREEAM supports solutions to reduce carbon emissions to net zero, improve whole life performance, manage health and social impacts, boost circularity, resilience and biodiversity, and support disclosures and reporting. To discuss your requirements with one of our experts.

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About BREEAM New construction

The sustainability framework is underpinned by credible science, allowing the assessment process to identify valuable insights on the asset’s performance. The internationally recognised and third-party certification provides assurance and validation of the data collated throughout the assessment.

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Benefits of BREEAM New construction

Benefits of BREEAM New construction

The New construction standards benefit property investors, developers, owners and occupiers by:

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Driving sales and rental values

Driving sales and rental values

Supporting routes to net zero

Supporting routes to net zero
Contributing to environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals

Contributing to environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals

Mitigating environmental impact

Mitigating environmental impact
Reducing operational costs

Reducing operational costs

Providing one assessment for multiple sustainability outcomes

Providing one assessment for multiple sustainability outcomes
Enhancing economic and social value

Enhancing economic and social value

Supporting disclosures and reporting requirements

Supporting disclosures and reporting requirements
Providing independent, third-party assurance on asset performance and sustainability

Providing independent, third-party assurance on asset performance and sustainability

Register to download the BREEAM New construction technical manuals

Register to download the BREEAM New construction technical manuals

Download BREEAM New Construction technical manual
BREEAM New construction technical manuals

National Scheme Operators

National Scheme Operators

The New Construction standards can be used anywhere in the world, with the exception of the below territories where our partners, BREEAM National Scheme Operators (NSOs), operate locally adapted New Construction standards:

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Austria

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Germany

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Netherlands

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Norway

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Spain

BREEAM ES

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Sweden

BREEAM SE

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