25 Jul '11, 11am

BRE Global (@BREwatford) has produced a Sustainable Local Planning Position Paper for BREEAM

BREEAM and local planning BREEAM and the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) can help local authorities to deliver better, more sustainable buildings to the communities they serve. One important way of doing this is through the planning system. Where Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) include appropriate sustainable construction policies in their local plans/local development frameworks, this can provide more certainty for both planners and developers. BRE Global aims to support local authorities in their work to increase the sustainability of the built environment through their planning role, and that is what these web pages focus on. In addition, BRE Global can help local authorities to improve the environmental performance of their existing buildings and to reduce costs; for more on this click here . - Policy Support : For examples of how local authorities have developed an...

Full article: http://www.breeam.org/page.jsp?id=268

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