Healthcare: Related publications/reports

The following publications/reports might help in addition to the BREEAM New Construction Manuals to support in the understanding of BREEAM and sustainability in the NHS:

  • Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) 07-07 ‘Sustainable health and social care buildings: Planning, design, construction and refurbishment’ answers the why/when/who/what/how of sustainable development by taking key issues through a building’s life highlighting key actions, commitments and responsibilities at every stage. It also explores early consideration of reuse of existing buildings and provides advice on possibilities for sustainable refurbishment.
  • HTM07-02 EnCode 2015 also provides guidance on managing responsible energy use within the health sector, outlining any mandatory requirements and best practice in energy efficiency.