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Bristol - BREEAM HEA01 Visual Comfort - 0117 212 0189

The office that covers this area is: Cardiff

Phone Number: 0117 212 0189 Email: bristol@e2consultants.co.uk

How Is BREEAM Assessed?

BREEAM's aim is to educate building designers, owners and occupiers throughout Bristol about the impact their building has on the local area. To do this, BREEAM gives a rating of Outstanding, Excellent, Very Good, Good or a Pass based on transport, waste, energy, health, water, pollution, materials, management and ecology.

What Does BREEAM Stand For?

First published by the Building Reseearch Establishment (BRE) in 1990 covering buildings across Bristol, BREEAM stands for Building Research Establishment's Enviromental Assement Method.

Book Your BREEAM Assessment

For further information or to book your BREEAM assessment in Bristol, call one of your BREEAM assessors on 0117 212 0189 or email breeam@e2consultants.co.uk.

What Is A BREEAM Rating?

The BREEAM ratings for a new, non-domestic building in Bristol are:

  • Pass: standard good practice (top 75%)
  • Good: intermediate good practice (top 50%)
  • Very Good: advanced good practice (top 25%)
  • Excellent: best practice (top 10%)
  • Outstanding: innovator (top 1%)

The maximum score a building can achieve in Bristol is 100% from a BREEAM assessment. It used to be that 'Good' was the maximum level that could be achieved, however in 2008 a new 'Outstanding' category was added. The percentage required for each level remained the same despite this.

How To Achieve BREEAM Excellence

To achieve an Excellent score in Bristol you'll need to score 70% or above where an Outstanding rating is for 85% and up. To just pass the assessment the building will need to score 30% or above with anything lower marked as Unclassified.

What Are The Benefits of BREEAM?

It's the hope that the BREEAM assessment will help building owners and designers improve their carbon footprint across Bristol and make better use of their resources. A BREEAM certification is a way of validating how good a building is in terms of the environmental impact through a globally recognised standard.

It's not unheard of that making a building more environmentally friendly will increase the cost of construction - but BREEAM aims to show that by building this way you will save on operational costs in the future that in turn limit investor costs and makes the property more attractive when reselling.

Our other services include:
Part E / BB93, Display Energy Certificates, Thermal, Acoustic Testing, Sustainability Statements, SBEM Calculations (BER/TER), Environmental Noise, DSM / Thermal Modelling, Commercial EPCs, Fire Risk Assessment, Commercial Air Testing, Room Integrity Testing, Workplace Noise, Asbestos Surveys,

BREEAM HEA01 Visual Comfort can also be known as:
BREEAM, BREEAM HEA01 Daylight Calculation, BREEAM HEA04 Thermal Comfort, BREEAM HEA03 Thermal Comfort, BREEAM HEA05 Acoustic Performances, BREEAM Assessment, BREEAM Credit Report,

E2 Specialist Consultants
May 22 at 12:15pm
It's a long day for one of our engineers in Grangemouth, Stirlingshire undertaking an environmental noise survey. This particular test requires three hours worth of measurements throughout the day and another three hours at night in and around the building.

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