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BREEAM assessment: earning credits for certification

Using hello energy, your building can receive a higher score in a BREEAM assessment. We help you tell the sustainable story of your building and provide insight into your energy usage, while also functioning as an energy monitoring system.

BREEAM-NL In-Use

In total, hello can help you score 24 points out of 1069 of the total points for BREEAM-NL In-Use (v2016), which is 2.3%. hello energy may also be able to help you score even more points (up to 5.5%) with our engagement features (such as our user satisfaction survey) and air quality monitoring.

These are some of the points we can help you earn credits on:

  • MAN03 – Provision of information to building users (2 pts)
    Announcement of environmental/sustainability policy and performance via screens (e.g. dynamic public transport, safety health & environment policies, utilities consumption and best practices)
  • ENE62 – Energy consumption monitoring (4 pts)
  • ENE63 – Use of energy consumption information (3 pts)
    The measured energy use is monitored and compared with reduction targets
  • ENE68 – Energy policy measures (5 pts)
    Insights about energy consumption/efficiency, user feedback, saving tips via ICT equipment with signaling
  • ENE69 – Trends in energy usage data (2 pts)
    All energy use of the asset is measured and compared with historical data and targets (e.g. spreadsheet)
  • TRA08 – Local amenities, announcement (4 pts)
    Information about grocery store, ATM, childcare on screens incl. the distance/time required
  • WAT19 – Implementation and monitoring of water policy (3 pts)
    Water usage monitoring and water management system (incl. metrics and disclosed information)
  • WST04 – Waste prevention, control measures (1 pt)
    Showing information about waste reduction and separation via screen to increase awareness

BREEAM-NL New Constructions

Using hello energy, your building scores higher in a BREEAM assessment. Because we tell the sustainable story of your building and provide insight into your energy usage (credit MAN9) and because we show dynamic travel information (credit TRA7). Since hello energy is also an energy monitoring system, scores on credit WAT2  and credit ENE2 are also possible.

In total we can score 4 pts out of 139 (2.9%):

  • ENE 2 – Energy monitoring (2 pts)
  • WAT 2 – Monitor water consumption (1 pt)
  • WAT 3a – Water leak detection (1 pt)
    a leak detection system is installed to detect major leaks in the water main meters
  • MAN03 – Provision of information to building users (2 pts)
    Announcement of environmental/sustainability policy and performance via screens (e.g. dynamic public transport, safety health & environment policies, utilities consumption and best practices)
  • ENE62 – Energy consumption monitoring (4 pts)
  • ENE63 – Use of energy consumption information (3 pts)
    The measured energy use is monitored and compared with reduction targets
  • ENE68 – Energy policy measures (5 pts)
    Insights about energy consumption/efficiency, user feedback, saving tips via ICT equipment with signaling
  • ENE69 – Trends in energy usage data (2 pts)
    All energy use of the asset is measured and compared with historical data and targets (e.g. spreadsheet)
  • TRA08 – Local amenities, announcement (4 pts)
    Information about grocery store, ATM, childcare on screens incl. the distance/time required
  • WAT19 – Implementation and monitoring of water policy (3 pts)
    Water usage monitoring and water management system (incl. metrics and disclosed information)
  • WST04 – Waste prevention, control measures (1 pt)
    Showing information about waste reduction and separation via screen to increase awareness

It’s very simple: all that is needed for you as a tenant is to authorise us to request information on energy- and water consumption from your suppliers. Because there’s no insights without data. The form below can be filled in in just a few minutes. Within a few business day you’ll receive your personal hello energy login details.
Want to know more about hello energy? Read our frequently asked questions or contact us here.

BREEAM & hello energy

Hi, we are hello energy 😀 hello energy is smart software to make buildings more sustainable. With daily insights into energy consumption, we can help you boost the performance of your building and create net-zero real estate in all of Europe.

BREEAM and hello energy agree that communicating and activating visitors and users of a building makes all the difference.

Our clients

We have been working on BREEAM projects for years, with organisations like Prologis, Hercuton, Syntrus Achmea, Bouwinvest and IMPACT. They are already aware of our positive influence on a BREEAM assessment. Are you next?

Connecting to each of its many smart meters, Patrizia has improved its GRESB score by communicating its energy achievements to its tenants.
Sustainability is one of the core values of this leading Dutch bank. Its own buildings have to meet high demands, and Rabobank activates its real estate clients to take steps towards greener buildings. hello energy provides actionable insights to change behavior.
This market leader in sustainability logistics facilities works with hello energy to provide a portfolio-level overview and visualises its energy and sustainability achievements. Prologis also co-develops new features with the people behind hello energy.
This investment company has sustainability in its genes. Bouwinvest ranks high when it comes to corporate social responsibility. Together with hello energy, they visualise energy and sustainability in their buildings.
As a market leader in property consultancy, CBRE dares to take responsibility for sustainability. Choosing PropTech like hello energy lowers their environmental impact and helps contribute to a better future.

The 5 benefits of hello energy

hello energy is currently available in more than 13 countries and 600 buildings. This is how we create value:

Engage your audience with actionable insights
Improve your investor value & tenant experience
Earn credits for multiple green building certifications
Boost your building’s performance
Unlock the power of data

About BREEAM

BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) is the world’s oldest sustainability certification. It is a great tool to assess a building’s influence on the world around it. BREEAM is used in more than 50 countries in the world.

It recognises and reflects the value in higher performing assets across the built environment lifecycle, from new construction to in-use and refurbishment.

Want to know more about hello energy? Read our frequently asked questions or contact us here.