Where the apart- hotel has been classed as ADL2a by building control and therefore not considered as ‘self -contained dwellings’, BREEAM Other buildings Residential Institutions assessment should be used to assess it.
However, if the building is classified by building control as ADL1a (‘new dwellings’) and therefore considered as ‘self-contained dwellings’ then it would not be appropriate to use BREEAM New Construction Other buildings Residential Institutions. Where this is the case floors plans and details of the operation of the building (e.g. management of apart/hotels, cleaning and other services, etc.) should be submitted to BRE for confirmation.