BREEAM is currently the most prominent sustainability assessment and certification process. It recognises that quality buildings maximise benefits to users and minimise impact on the environment. It provides a consistent approach to assessing the quality of buildings against measurable criteria, allowing evidence-based benchmarks and targets to be set, regulatory requirements to be met or exceeded and comparisons made between buildings.
As the data centre landscape changes, it is becoming increasingly more important to make sure you are asking the right questions and including all stakeholders when considering your data centre options. As we see continue to see the disconnect between design and operation, our Associate Director, Steve Lorimer, highlights why we, as consultants, need to challenge our customers in understanding what they are trying to achieve, rather than taking briefs at face value. You can read the article below or see the full magazine here.