The reference to ‘other building group 3’ refers to the ‘Additional building type classifications’ in BREEAM UK NC2014, Issue Tra 01 and should read ‘Other building – type 3’ which is defined below:
Additional building type classifications
Higher Education type 1: H.E buildings located on a campus where less than 25% of students are resident on the campus or within 1km radius from the campus’ main entrance.
Higher Education type 2: H.E buildings located on a campus where 25% or more of the students are resident on the campus or within 1km radius from the campus’ main entrance.
Other Building – type 1: A building predominantly occupied by staff/employees with occasional business related visitors.
Other Building – type 2: A building occupied by a number of core staff/employees with a larger number of consistently frequent visitors/users (either resident or non-resident)
Other Building – type 3: As type 2, but building types specifically required to be located rurally as a result of its function, i.e. a building which would never be located within an urban area, e.g. a National Park visitor centre (see definition of rural and rural location sensitive buildings location).
Unfortunately, this reference was not carried forward into BREEAM UK NC2018. This error will be corrected at the next reissue.