1st December 2015
A helping hand from Albion's Portland Stone...
BREEAM (the Building Research establishments Environmental Assessment Method) is the world’s leading and most widely used environmental assessment method for non-residential buildings. Credits are awarded in 10 sections according to performance. All credits are then added together to make a single overall score on a scale of Pass, Good, Very Good, Excellent or Outstanding.
Responsible Sourcing of Materials
This is where all things Albion Stone count.
Up to 3 credits are available where evidence provided demonstrates that materials in
Albion's Portland Stone could therefore contribute 54% of available points when used as external or internal walls or as part of the hard landscaping e.g. in external paving and staircases.
Albion Stone have proven their Portland Stone is a responsibly sourced material and have achieved a 'Excellent' rating in BES 6001. To be responsibly sourced these materials must be certified in accordance with the relevant tier level, see table below: