BREEAM UK Mat 01 Man 02 Credits Made Easy

One Click LCA is the highest rated LCA tool for BREEAM and can support up to 18 credits in BREEAM UK
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BREEAM UK Credits Made Easy

One Click LCA has been approved by BRE for BREEAM UK NC 2018 and can deliver up to 25 credits. You can easily calculate Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Cost credits with One Click LCA: the highest rated LCA software is approved for BREEAM UK with a 100% rating for BREEAM UK RFO! BRE has also verified One Click LCA as IMPACT compliant.

See the table below for a full credit breakdown supported by One Click LCA.

One Click LCA delivers BREEAM credits for all BREEAM schemes

See the credits attainable for each of the assessments in the table below:

BREEAM scheme Credit potential Mat 01 LCA Mat 02 EPD Mat 03 Sourcing Mat 05 Designing for durability Mat 06 Materials Efficiency Man 02* LCC Man 03 Site impacts Ene 04 LZC Wst 05 Resiliency
BREEAM UK NC 2018 25 7+3 1 3+1 1 1 4 2 1+1
BREEAM UK NC 2014 15 2 3+1 1 1 3 2 1+1
BREEAM UK RFO 2014 20 6+1  — 3+1 1 1 3 2 1+1
BREEAM UK NC 2011 13 2 1 2 3 4+1

One Click LCA partners with IES-VE to deliver more credits

In addition to One Click LCA, our partnership with IES offers a solution to attain even more BREEAM credits.

Read more on the IES website. See the credits attainable for each of the assessments in the table below:

BREEAM scheme Credit potential Man 01 Man 05 Wst 06 Hea 01 Hea 02 Hea 03 Hea 04 Ene 01 Ene 02 Ene 04 Ene 08
BREEAM UK NC 2018 27 2 2 1 3 2 13 1 1 2
BREEAM UK NC 2014 25 2 2 3 1 2 12 1 2
BREEAM UK RFO 2014 29 2 2 4 1 2 15 1 2
BREEAM UK NC 2011 28 3 2 3 1 15 2 2

*This is according to the newest scheme, in previous versions the number and the credits for this category might be different. For example, in BREEAM International 2013 it was MAN 05.

Credits subject to project constraints. Bionova Ltd accepts no responsibility for omissions or errors in the above data.

BREEAM UK New Construction schemes 2011 and 2014 award two additional exemplary credits for the use of LCA in Mat 01. These are in addition of any credits available from Green Guide. BRE has officially approved One Click LCA IMPACT equivalent module for purposes of assessing Mat 01 exemplary level credits under BREEAM 2011 and 2014 schemes. The approval letter from BRE is available here.

One Click LCA has also IMPACT-compliant modules, read the letter of approval from BRE.

The BREEAM UK Refurbishment and Fit-Out offers a whopping 6+1 credits for use of LCA in Mat 01, making it one of the most efficient credits teams can pursue. For green building experts in the UK, please note that One Click LCA can also support Home Quality Mark as well as DREAM certifications with it’s life-cycle performance tools.

Supported credits in BREEAM UK NC 2018:

  • Mat 01
  • Mat 02
  • Mat 03
  • Mat 05
  • Mat 06
  • Man 02
  • Man 03
  • Wst 05

Supported credits only in BREEAM UK 2014:

  • Mat 03 Responsible sourcing of materials
  • Wst 05 Adaptation to climate change
  • Man 05 Aftercare (for the exemplary credit for in-life monitoring of the building)

Supported credits only in BREEAM UK 2011:

  • Ene 04 Low and zero carbon technologies, LCA-based alternative for Low or zero carbon technology specification and installation

Supported credits in Home Quality Mark:

  • 19 Environmental Impact from Construction Products (this is the equivalent of Mat 01) comprehensive route – up to 23 credits (with LCA, IMPACT-compliant module)
  • 20 Life Cycle Costing of Construction Products up to 18 credits (with LCC tool PD 156865:2008)

Supported credits only in BREEAM UK 2011:

  • Ene 04 Low and zero carbon technologies, LCA-based alternative for Low or zero carbon technology specification and installation

One Click LCA supports data import from Revit, Excel, IFC, BIM, and gbXML files, as well as manual import, to generate standard-based LCA, LCC and other environmental analyses.

One Click LCA has been rated as the highest performing LCA software by BRE and is able to deliver maximal LCA credits.

Why choose One Click LCA for your BREEAM UK project



The web-based tool is very easy and efficient to use, according to our users. You can also import your existing data into the cloud service.


The only 100% rated BREEAM LCA software

BRE has awarded One Click LCA with 100% quality score. Read the official letter of approval from BREEAM here.


Comes with your local database

We have thousands of EPDs in our database, in addition to generic materials and a localization mechanism approved by BRE to ensure compliant results.

What our users have to say about One Click LCA for BREEAM

One Click LCA allowed us to deliver an LCA in a schedule we could otherwise hardly have met. The tool is very flexible, standards-compliant and has a competent support.

Eryk Ostrowski

BREEAM certification specialist, Sweco Consulting, Poland

One Click LCA delivered the maximal 6+1 credits for BREEAM LCA. The software is really easy to use and does not require special expertise. I am happy to recommend it.

Riina Salomaa

Project Engineer, Optiplan Oy, Finland

One Click LCA has been selected for Joint Research Centre Refurbishment Projects as the most flexible, reliable, efficient tool for LCA in compliance with main Rating Systems as BREEAM, It allowed us to deliver Building 27b LCA in cost and time effective manner. Great support!

Eleonora Sablone

BREEAM AP and Assessor, European Commission JRC

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