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Cambridge City Council

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… of BEMS. New community centres are being built to BREEAM13 Excellent14 or Very Good15 standard to replace existing community centres. BREEAM is an international sustainability scheme that provides independent third- party certification of the assessment of the sustainability performance of individual buildings, communities and infrastructure projects. 13 The BREEAM rating benchmark levels…

… enable a client or other stakeholder to compare an individual building’s performance with other BREEAM rated buildings and the typical sustainability performance of new non-domestic buildings in the UK. 14 Top 10% of UK new non-domestic buildings (best practice) 15 Top 25% of UK new non-domestic buildings (advanced good practice) Figure 12. Building standards for new community centres…

… standards which will mean that the community centre will be in the top 10% of sustainable buildings in the UK and so will be a more sustainable building compared to the previous centres, with a much lower carbon footprint. The heating will be provided by an ASHP. An existing building is currently being used as a temporary community centre at Akeman Street which will be replaced by a purpose…


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