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Establishment

Subject: Religion

In ecclesiastical usage, the recognition by the State of a particular Church as that of the State. In OT Judaism and in much of the ancient world, religious observance was part of the ...

Building Research Establishment environmental assessment methodology

Building Research Establishment environmental assessment methodology   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Energy Science

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017

...Building Research Establishment environmental assessment methodology ( BREEAM ) An environmental assessment method for buildings aimed at promoting sustainable development . Factors assessed include the energy and water use, the working and living environment, the materials used, and the environmental impact of the building. The method considers building stock properties rather than behavioural factors....

energy performance ratio

energy performance ratio (buildings)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Energy Science

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017

...and its carbon dioxide emissions to the relevant building regulations’ compliant standards. Its aim is to reduce the operational energy demand in buildings, and hence the primary energy consumption and CO 2 emissions, and is part of a BREEAM ( see building research establishment environmental assessment methodology )...

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