Conclusions about the needs of development of sustainability indicators and assessment methods SuPerBuildings

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This article deals with an early output of the SuPerBuildings project.

Description

This document reviews a number of European and international harmonization activities towards sustainable building, such as CENTC350, SO TC59 SC17, Sustainable Building Alliance (SBA), and others. The deliverable finds out that CEN standards and ISO standards are based on a common life-cycle analysis approach, supplemented by environmental and technical information. Further, the document reviews eleven national building certification systems, i.e. In a second part of this task, eleven national building evaluation tools, i.e. BREEAM, BNB/DGNB, PromisE, HQE, Valideo, CASBEE, LEED, SBTool CZ, Klima:aktiv, Gebäudestandard, TQB and GPR Gebouw. The analysis is done with regards to the availability of sustainability indicators and assessment methods and their degree of common understanding.

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Target group/users

Sustainable building experts

Integration to CESBA

Project and Funding programme

Name of project: SuPerBuildings

Funding programme: Seventh Framework Programme

Publication date

Date not available

Regions of implementation:

This document is valid for most parts of Europe; the analyzed building certification systems also are from different European countries.

Languages

English

Contact

BRE United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)333 321 8811

Homepage of BRE UK

Download and references

Report on conclusions about the needs of development of sustainability indicators and assessment methods (2010)