Charles has been a qualified BREEAM assessor since 2007 for Commercial work and is also registered as a BREEAM Accredited Professional which means he can advise on any project on how best to balance the overall picture to obtain the highest number of credits. BREEAM is the world’s leading environmental assessment method for new construction and is renowned for its rigorous analytical methodology.
Charles has carried out BREEAM assessments on M&S, B&Q, Asda and Morrison’s stores as well as providing guidance on the development of new store models for both Asda and Morrison.
Charles has provided assistance to contractors on the implications of meeting BREEAM requirements in tender documents and has carried out a review of the sustainability plan for a large scale housing and mixed use development in central London.
Designing buildings which work with rather than against our environment has been a long held interest and the framework set out under BREEAM provides a balanced way of reducing the impact of buildings on the environment.