BREEAM New Construction: Education

BREEAM for education is an assessment method and certification scheme that can be used at the design, construction, and refurbishment stages of a building’s lifecycle. It can be used to assess the following types of education buildings:

  • Pre-schools,
  • Schools,
  • Sixth Form Colleges,
  • Further Education/Vocational Colleges and Institutions,
  • Higher Education Colleges and institutions.

The list above briefly summarises the applicable building types. For more detail please download a copy of the BREEAM Education Scheme Document from the Resources section of this website. A Pre-Assessment Estimator tool can also be be downloaded.

For BREEAM Education case studies please see the links at the bottom of this web page.

BREEAM New Construction is not appropriate for assessing the environmental impact of existing buildings in use. For information on the assessment of existing buildings please go to the BREEAM In-Use scheme page using the ‘Schemes’ link at the top of this page. If you want to know more about using BREEAM to assess the environmental impact of an existing building refurbishment of fit-out please go to the BREEAM Refurbishment scheme page using the ‘Schemes’ link at the top of this page.