First BREEAM Outstanding for high-rise office building in China – Report from Jaya Skandamoorthy

Another milestone for China – the first BREEAM Outstanding design certificate for a high-rise office building in China. No. 1 Shanghai, a 180m tall, 34 storey commercial tower created by state developer the Shanghai International Shipping Service Centre (SISSC) has achieved an Outstanding design rating under BREEAM, the world’s foremost sustainability standard for buildings. The … Continue reading “First BREEAM Outstanding for high-rise office building in China – Report from Jaya Skandamoorthy”

Friday Fives: 5 things you might not know about BREEAM In-Use

BREEAM In-Use (BIU) is designed to help building managers and owners reduce the running costs and improve the environmental performance of existing buildings. The scheme uses an assessment tool that can be completed by building managers and owners to self-assess their buildings. Want to know more about the BREEAM In-Use scheme? The 5 points below … Continue reading “Friday Fives: 5 things you might not know about BREEAM In-Use”

BREEAM extends coverage of recognised VOC schemes

This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the Press Office for the latest information. BREEAM has extended its recognition of third party certification schemes for the purpose of demonstrating compliance with the BREEAM criteria for ‘volatile organic compound (VOC) emission levels (products)’ with the approval … Continue reading “BREEAM extends coverage of recognised VOC schemes”

BREEAM leads in the European real estate market

Figures released in a report today by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors show that the number of commercial properties in Europe now carrying a sustainability certification mark has increased by 64% since the preceding survey in 2013. BREEAM maintains its status as the preferred sustainability standard for new and existing commercial real estate across Europe … Continue reading “BREEAM leads in the European real estate market”

Wereldhave achieves BREEAM Outstanding for Le Cap

Wereldhave’s Le Cap office building in the Saint Denis district of Paris has achieved a BREEAM Oustanding rating with a post-construction score of 91.5%. This is the third office building to achieve BREEAM Outstanding in Wereldhave’s France portfolio, a reflection of the company’s commitment to providing high quality, sustainable space that meets tenant’s business needs. … Continue reading “Wereldhave achieves BREEAM Outstanding for Le Cap”