On 11 January 2016, the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) published a briefing paper entitled “Strategic approach to the selection and procurement of construction materials and products”.
This briefing paper outlines the way in which BREEAM encourages a whole building consideration of materials “through the use of robust and science based approaches during the design and procurement of buildings, infrastructure and others aspects of the built environment”. It also explains how BREEAM aims to promote the take-up and harmonisation of standards and methodologies. In this respect, the paper covers five points:
More information: Briefing Paper
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