Draft BREEAM UK New Construction 2014

11th February 2014

BREEAM have published a draft 2014 version of the BREEAM UK New Construction scheme follwoing nine months of industry consultation and development.

Comments on the draft 2014 New Construction scheme can be submitted by sending an email to BREEAM@bre.co.uk. The deadline for feedback is the 10 March 2014. Please mark emails with the title Draft BREEAM UK NC 2014 scheme comments, and include the section of the manual (e.g. Introduction, Scope, Water section, Pollution section, etc) and, where relevant, the issue title and criteria number that your comment relates to.

The following documents have also been made available via the Resources section of the BREEAM website (you will be prompted to register with the site to access these documents):
• Draft BREEAM UK New Construction (NC) 2014 technical manual
• A summary of the feedback raised during the consultation phase and the BRE Global response
• Summary of changes between the 2011 and 2014 scheme versions.

BRE wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of the organisations and the many BREEAM Assessors who have contributed feedback and the wide range of other stakeholders who participated in the consultation.

Key dates

Key dates in the run up to the launch of BREEAM UK NC 2014:
• 10 February 2014 – Publication of the draft manual for review and comment.
•10 March 2014 – Close for comments on the draft manual.
• April 2014 (date tbc) – Publication of BREEAM UK NC 2014 manual (FINAL).
• May 2014 (date tbc) – Close of the BREEAM UK New Construction scheme 2011 version for registrations and go-live date for registrations against the 2014 scheme version.

Further information can also be found at www.breeam.com/2014. BRE Global will also be giving an overview of the changes in an 'exchange' session at the 2014 Annual Conference.

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