Norwegian Green Building Council
Kruse Smith is a member of the Norwegian Green Building Council. NGBC works to ensure that Norwegian buildings achieve high environmental standards through use of the BREEAM environmental certification programme.
A building that has been improved in accordance with BREEAM achieves a high environmental standard in terms of localisation, energy use and sources, sustainable use of materials, waste, pollution, transport, etc. Kruse Smith is involved in several of the working groups, adapting BREEAM to conditions in Norway.