Code Green can provide BREEAM Healthcare Assessments as part of our range of BREEAM Services. BREEAM Healthcare has now replaced NEAT (NHS Environmental Assessment Tool) as the preferred environmental assessment method for healthcare buildings in the UK.
From the 1st of July 2008, the Department of Health require that all new builds achieve an ‘Excellent’ rating and all refurbishments achieve a ‘Very Good’ rating under BREEAM Healthcare.
Code Green can assess the following types of healthcare developments at both the Design and Post Construction stages of their lifecycle:
- Teaching/specialist hospitals
- General acute hospitals
- Community and mental health hospitals
- GP surgeries
- Health centres and clinics
Code Green’s BREEAM Education Assessments can help schools and further education colleges set environmental targets for new and refurbished education buildings.
Code Green can carry out BREEAM Education assessments at the design stage and verified post construction for primary and secondary schools and further education colleges including the following:
- New Schools.
- Major refurbishment projects
As with all BREEAM (post 2006 version) there are two stages of the BREEAM Education assessment that are made:
- Design & Procurement – To be conducted during the design stages of a project to ascertain what rating the design will achieve.
- Post Construction Review – Conducted once design and construction is complete with the aim to seek confirmation that the items specified within the Design & Procurement Assessment were implemented during construction.
BREEAM Courts was developed on behalf for the Department for Constitutional Affairs to assess the environmental impact of courts in England and Wales.
BREEAM Courts can be used to assess and certify the environmental impacts of projects for the following types of courts:
- Combined Courts
- Civil Justice Centres
Code Green can provide BREEAM Prisons Assessments as part of their BREEAM Assessments.
BREEAM Prisons can be used to assess and certify the environmental impacts of projects for the following types of prisons:
- High Security prison.
- Standard secured prison.
- Young Offender Institution.
- Juvenile prison.
- Local prison.
- Holding Centre.