Technical Evaluation of BREEAM-International-NC-2016 for Rating of Sustainable New Construction Outside the UK
22 Pages Posted: 2 Apr 2019
Date Written: March 28, 2019
Worldwide, all the current sustainable rating systems are targeting fair and applicable rating criteria and conditions to best matching the circumstances and sustainable needs of every nation for their environmental conditions, equity needs, and economic concerns.
This paper is made to evaluate & measure the compliance of BREEAM-International-NC-2016 sustainable rating system with the sustainability concerns of the new construction market outside the UK through considering Egypt as an example and conducting a detailed comparative analysis between the BREEAM-International-NC-2016 sustainable rating system and the authors' proposed sustainable rating system for new construction in Egypt (Bonna, Hazem (2018)) to highlight most of the missing sustainability rating elements which are necessary for Egypt and not found within the BREEAM-International-NC-2016 rating system.
Sev considered that international building assessment tools have difficulties in their implementation in developing countries lacking regional adaptations. The author also added that most of the well-known building environmental assessment tools are not flexible for cultural and regional variations.
Keywords: BREEAM, Sustainable, New Construction, UK, Assessment
JEL Classification: Q01, Q20, Q34, Q50, Q53, Q54, Q56
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