BREEAM Communities is an assessment method that helps professionals design places that people want to live and work in, are good for the environment and are economically successful.
Updated in 2012, BREEAM Communities is now simpler, less prescriptive, and better aligned with the planning process.
Watch a video
Get a brief overview of the scheme and its benefits or learn more about its use on two projects in Malmo, Sweden.
Watch the 'Introduction to BREEAM Communities' video.
Watch the 'Experiences of using BREEAM Communities' video
Read about the benefits
Learn about the key benefits for developers, local authorities and masterplanning professionals in this introductory brochure to BREEAM Communities.
Attend a training session
Regular courses are available to give you a full understanding of BREEAM Communities. These one-day (free of charge) overview sessions are ideal for planners, developers or consultants who need to know how the scheme is used to add value on large developments.
View the technical manual
The latest version of the technical manual is freely available online.
BREEAM Communities 2012 is open for registrations from around the world; simply contact a BREEAM Communities assessor to use the scheme on your project. Licensed assessors are listed on GreenBookLive.
Projects outside of the UK must go through a simple ‘bespoke’ process to tailor the technical manual to their unique local situation. Contact us at email@example.com for more information or an application form.
Become a qualified BREEAM Communities assessor for projects worldwide with our three-day new assessor training course.