Bite-Size Session: BREEAM 2018 - what do the changes mean for your project? - London

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A chance to hear from the experts about the changes for BREEAM 2018 and how this will affect your work.

Join us to hear about the key changes to the latest BREEAM 2018 scheme update, and what these changes will mean in practice for your future projects.

This session, with trainer Becky Armstrong and Jeanne Davidson of Eight Associates, will summarise the most significant amendments to the scheme, and identify considerations that should be made to ensure projects are still performing to the required BREEAM performance standards.

Following the launch of the new BREEAM 2018 scheme in March 2018, there have been fundamental changes to the energy, transport, materials and ecology sections of the assessment methodology. The changes to the energy section have recognised the need to consider closing the performance gap with some additional requirements to consider operational energy use and energy performance post-occupancy. The update has also seen a shift away from the BRE’s Green Guide to Specification and a move to now carry out Life Cycle Assessments for materials credits. The ecology section, following a lengthy consultation period, has now undergone a major update, and provides an option to assess the development without an ecologist on the project for urban developments.

We will review these fundamental changes to the scheme in further detail, whilst summarising what other updates there have been to the BREEAM 2018 methodology and how these may impact on future projects that you are working on.

A case study will also be used to demonstrate a comparison between a BREEAM 2014 and BREEAM 2018 assessment to illustrate these changes.

About the trainer

Becky Armstrong, Associate, Eight Associates 

Becky is one of Eight Associates BREEAM experts with a vast amount of knowledge of the methodology after previously working at the Building Research Establishment. Becky is qualified in BREEAM 2014 New Construction & Refurbishment & Fit Out for commercial and public sectors and is a qualified BREEAM Accredited Professional. Becky is also qualified to carry out Level 1 & 2 Flood Risk Assessments, and Floods and SuDS strategies for planning, in addition to supporting with holistic sustainability strategies for new developments and refurbishment of existing buildings.

What did delegates say about previous Bite Size sessions?

"The micro session idea is brilliant as full days can be very, very difficult"
"Excellent coverage for both established Green Register members and novices"
"Informed recommendations and some myths debunked"
"Lots of stuff I didn’t know! Enjoyed the interactive format"

More about Bite Size sessions

The Green Register's Bite Size sessions offer an alternative, flexible route to Green Register membership through a series of shorter training sessions designed to give concise training at a time to suit busy working professionals. Attend 2 sessions to qualify for membership.

All sessions start at 16.45 for registration with training running 17.00 - 19.00.

July 26th, 2018 5:00 PM   to   7:00 PM
Pollard Thomas Edwards
Diespeker Wharf
38 Graham Street
London, N1 8JX
United Kingdom

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Event Fee(s)
Members £ 19.00
Non-Members £ 35.00

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