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Substantially occupied

BREEAM UK New Construction, Non-domestic Buildings (United Kingdom), Technical Manual, SD5078: BREEAM UK New Construction 2018 3.0, published by BRE Global Limited, suggests that:

‘For the purposes of this BREEAM issue (aftercare), a building is considered as substantially occupied when approximately 80% of each building function area is occupied.’

--BRE Group

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