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BREEAM's Code for Sustainable Homes (2012)

Weighted points system with mandatory energy component incorporating net CO2 emissions and fabric energy efficiency

Class

Level 1

36 points

Level 2

48 points

Level 3

57 points

Level 4

68 points

Level 5

84 points

Level 6 (Carbon Zero equivalent)

90 point

 

Applicable Building Type(s)

New residential

Policy Requirement Level

Voluntary

Policy Sequence

Governance

Development Authority: BRE

Implementation Authority: BRE licensed organisations

Verification Authority: BRE licensed organisations

Enforcement Authority: BRE

Compliance path

Energy Requirements:

End-uses considered:

Appliances, Space cooling, Space heating, Water heating, Lighting interior, Ventilation

Resources

Description

Notes

Climate Zones