BREEAM® and LEED, the two main building sustainability certificates, each with its own criteria and ways of testing.

BREEAM® (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method)

An originally British sustainability label, developed from the early 1990s by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and originally intended for the UK property sector. Also rolled out in other countries at the beginning of this century.

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LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)

The US counterpart, developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

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Both work with a system in which buildings are assessed on different sustainability categories and credits are earned leading to an overall score with accompanying certificate (for BREEAM® : from Pass, Good, Very Good, Excellent to Outstanding - for LEED : from Certified, Silver, Gold to Platinum).

Thanks to our Cradle-to-Cradle® and PEFC certificates, Beddeleem contributes to the sustainability performance of buildings and helps building owners achieve credits for certificates such as BREEAM®, LEED,...

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