BREEAM New Construction: Multi-residential

Known originally as Bespoke EcoHomes, the BREEAM scheme for multi-residential buildings is an environmental assessment method and certification scheme which is intended for use on multi-occupancy residential buildings which do not qualify for assessment under the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) or EcoHomes.

Such buildings include those with a mixture of self contained dwellings or rooms for residential purposes with communal facilities. BREEAM can be used to assess the following types of multi-residential developments at both the Design and Post Construction stages of their lifecycle:

  • Student halls of residence,
  • Key worker accomodation,
  • Care homes without extensive medical facilities (consulting rooms and medical rooms are acceptable),
  • Sheltered housing,
  • Other multi-residential buildings which contain a mix of residential accomodation and communal areas.

Please note that BREEAM assessments of Multi-residential may only be registered and carried out by qualified and licensed BREEAM Multi-residential assessors.

For information on the suitability of your building for a BREEAM Multi-residential assessment please download a copy of the Scheme document.

To download a copy of the Scheme Document or the Pre-Assessment Estimator, go to the Resources section of this website.


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