21CVP309: Low Energy Building Design
21CVP325: Sustainability in the Built Environment 2021/2022
School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering Loughborough University
Module Code: CVP309: Low Energy Building Design
CVP325: Sustainability in the Built Environment
Assessment Title: BREEAM Essay
Assessment Type: Essay
Date Due: CVP309: 10am on 3rd of May 2022
CVP325: 10am on 23rd of May 2022
Within 3 weeks
Method of Submission: Electronic submission to LEARN
Individual or Group: Individual
Word Length: 1,500 (maximum)
Total number of hours expected to be spent on assignment: 18 hours
The topic of this essay is:
Justify the implementation of sustainable development in the built
Outline: the students are requested to examine the benefits of sustainable construction in the built
environment. The students should make reference to how sustainable construction is implemented,
and what will it be like in the future.
Knowledge and Understanding: the student must show comprehension of the implications of the
question and sophisticated understanding of the subject of environmental assessments. Technical
vocabulary, where appropriate, must be accurate and justified.
Cognitive/Intellectual skills: the student must demonstrate the intellectual reason, backed with
appropriate references, of the benefits to the stakeholders of a building assessed by an environment
Argument: the essay must be critical and analytical with a reasoned argument that is logically
structured and well-supported with appropriate references.
Presentation: the essay must be well presented with no grammatical or spelling errors; written in a
fluent and engaging style; exemplary referencing and bibliographic formatting
The BREEAM Essay must be submitted electronically on LEARN before the deadline specified
IMPORTANT: The BREEAM essay must also be uploaded to the BRE online portal.
1. Log on, then access the â€œBREEAM AG Essayâ€ section of the platform.
2. Select â€œEssay Submissionâ€
3. Select â€œUploads Essayâ€ > â€œSave Changesâ€ > â€œSubmit Assignmentâ€
4. Tick the declaration to confirm it is your own work.
If you have any questions about the coursework, please email Vanda Dimitriou: