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CASBEE

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CASBEE (Comprehensive Assessment System for Built Environment Efficiency) is a Japanese assessment and certification tool for buildings that covers:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Resource efficiency
  • Local environment
  • Indoor environment. 

Four CASBEE assessment tools serving at each stage of the design process

  • CASBEE for Pre-design;
  • CASBEE for New Construction;
  • CASBEE for Existing Building; and
  • CASBEE for Renovation.

Each tool is intended for a separate purpose and target user, and is designed to accommodate a wide range of uses (offices, schools, apartments, etc.) in the evaluated buildings.There is also a CASBEE accredited Professional Registration System for specialized engineers with expertise and knowledge in the comprehensive environmental performance evaluation of buildings who attend a special training course and take an exam to become accredited.

Learn more: CASBEE websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with CASBEE's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).

Certification / registration required

Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Japan Sustainable Building Consortium

Member of

Unknown

Type

Unknown

Also manages

None.


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  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

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  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2002

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Buildings


Where this ecolabel is found
Japan



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Last updated: 20 January 2012