BREEAM and BRE Global Greenguide to Specification
BREEAM stands for the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method. BREEAM has been developed to help specifiers develop environmentally aware schemes that provide its users with the things they needs to be sustainable. BREEAM New Construction relates to sectors across the built environment including:
The Ska Rating has been developed to help organisations achieve more sustainable fit-outs. It has been developed in association with Skansen, RICS and AECOM to provide a measure the environmental impact of building refurbishment. The Ska Rating can run alongside both BREEAM and LEED.
Karndean Designflooring falls under the M11 section of the Ska Rating and is eligible for inclusion for the generic A/A+ rating in The Green Guide to Specification.
We have a responsibility as leading suppliers of LVT to ensure our flooring and flooring adhesives products meet the strict indoor air quality emissions criteria of FloorScore®.
FloorScore® certified products are recognized by a long list of healthy building programs including Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED), California Department of Public Health’s CAL 1350 standard and SCS-EC10.3-2014 Indoor Air Quality Product Performance Standard for Building Interiors.
Each of our planks and tiles contribute to improved indoor air quality, carrying a low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) FloorScore® certification, meeting LEED Credit 4.3.