Last edited 13 Nov 2020

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Azita Dezfouli Other Consultant

BREEAM Sustainability champion


[edit] Aim and benefits

The BREEAM Sustainability Champion also known as the BREEAM AP (Advisory Professional) helps to achieve project's BREEAM targets and maximise opportunities for project performance. Many clients appreciate the support of a proactive BREEAM AP to explain the BREEAM criteria and requirements to them and provide templates for their reports.

[edit] When to consider

The earlier in the design process the better - at Concept Design stage (RIBA stage 0-2)

[edit] Step-by-step guidance

[edit] RIBA stage 0-2

[edit] RIBA stage 3-4

[edit] RIBA stage 5-6

[edit] Questions to ask while seeking compliance

The main issues for this credit compliance is to have proper and clear meeting minutes and communication documents to demonstrate involvement of the BREEAM AP. So the question to be asked is; if a BREEAM AP is officially appointed and if all the AP correspondence are documented?

[edit] Tools and resources

[edit] Tips and best practice

BREEAM AP role and BREEAM assessment can be taken by the same person but a letter must be provided to declare any conflict of interest.

[edit] Typical evidence

[edit] Applicable schemes

The guidelines collated in this Issue Support document (ISD) aim to support sustainable best practice in the topic described. This issue may apply in multiple BREEAM schemes covering different stages in the life of a building, different building types and different year versions. Some content may be generic but scheme nuances should also be taken into account. Refer to the comments below and related articles to this one to understand these nuances. See this document for further guidelines.

BRE Global does not endorse any of the content posted and use of the content will not guarantee the meeting of certification criteria.

--Azita Dezfouli 16:30, 10 Jan 2018 (BST)

See also: BREEAM Advisory Professional.

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