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C13B Mix-use Residential has received the preliminary EDGE certificate from SGS Vietnam.

C13B MIX-USE RESIDENTIAL

C13B MIX-USE RESIDENTIAL


C13B Mix-Use Residential is a 196-unit apartment complex with additional retail space located in Ho Chi Minh City. Phu My Hung, the developer of the project, designed the community to provide eco-friendly and resource-efficient living spaces to residents.

C13B Mix-Use Residential has received the preliminary EDGE certificate from SGS Vietnam.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



24%

Energy Savings*


39%

Water Savings


52%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window-to-wall ratio, external shading devices, insulation of the roof and external walls, low-E coated glass, energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces, and lighting controls for corridors and staircases.


Water


Dual-flush water closets and low-flow showerheads and faucets for kitchen sinks and wash basins.


Materials


In-situ reinforced concrete slab for the floor and roof construction and in-situ reinforced and autoclaved aerated concrete blocks for internal and external walls.


*Part of the energy efficiency percentage may be associated with virtual energy for comfort depending on the presence of heating and cooling systems. Note that virtual energy does not contribute savings to utility bills.

Location:


Lot C13B – Mix-Use Residential Development
Saigon South, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


September 2020

Floor Space:


44,051 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


139.5 tCO2/Year

Real Plaza Puruchuco

Real Plaza Puruchuco


Real Plaza Puruchuco, the newest and largest shopping mall of the Real Plaza chain, has opened in Lima. The mall offers a modern space for retailers in a growing urban zone of the city.

The shopping mall was designed to serve as an example of resource efficiency in the retail sector, utilizing technologies that reduce energy and water usage. The resource-efficient technologies installed include energy-saving lighting, roof insulation, low-E coated glass, aerators and auto shut-off faucets, and water-efficient urinals. Natural ventilation was also incorporated to improve thermal comfort and to reduce air conditioning use.

Developed by Interproperties Perú, Real Plaza Puruchuco exemplifies the shopping chain’ mission to “create public spaces where people can be happy.” Real Plaza is achieving this goal by providing shoppers with a sustainable and innovative retail experience.

Real Plaza Puruchuco has achieved final EDGE Certification from GBCI.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



21%

Energy Savings*


47%

Water Savings


71%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window-to-wall ratio, reflective paint/tiles and insulation for the roof, low-E coated glass, natural ventilation , variable speed drives on the fans of cooling towers, and energy-saving lighting in sales areas, corridors, common areas, and external areas.


Water


Efficient-flush water closets, water-efficient urinals and faucets for kitchen sinks, and aerators and auto-shut-off faucets.


Materials


In-situ reinforced concrete slab for the floor and the roof, steel-clad sandwich panel for the roof, cement fibre boards on metal studs for internal and external walls, medium-weight hollow concrete blocks for internal walls, solid dense concrete blocks for external walls, and ceramic tile and finished concrete flooring.


*Part of the energy efficiency percentage may be associated with virtual energy for comfort depending on the presence of heating and cooling systems. Note that virtual energy does not contribute savings to utility bills.

Location:


Av. Nicolás Ayllón Carretera Central km. 45, Distrito Ate
Lima, Peru

More Information:


Stage:


Final EDGE Certification

Date:


November 2020

Floor Space:


233,078 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


4,708.1 tCO2/Year

The Promenade

The Promenade


The Promenade is a multi-tenant commercial office building in the Westlands area of Nairobi. The seven-story building offers high quality office and retail accommodation for tenants looking for a sustainable and flexible working environment. Tenants also enjoy the building’s generous balconies and breakout areas, which provide space for relaxation and provide an opportunity to connect with the surrounding landscape.

The commercial building utilizes resource-efficient design features and technologies to reduce its environmental impact and lower its operating costs. Higher thermal performance glass, LED lighting, and occupancy sensors were installed to reduce the building’s energy use, while low-flow and water-efficient plumbing fixtures were installed to reduce the building’s water use.

The building’s developer, Krystal Investment Ltd, was committed to improving the resource efficiency of the Promenade, especially regarding the building’s water usage. As the water demand in Nairobi has skyrocketed due to ever increasing modernization and construction in the city, a water-efficient building has become essential. The building was also designed by Symbion architects and constructed by Parbat Seyani.

The Promenade has received final EDGE certification from GBCI.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



27%

Energy Savings*


52%

Water Savings


22%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Higher thermal performance glass, energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces, lighting controls for corridors and staircases, and occupancy sensors in bathrooms, conference rooms, and closed cabins.


Water


Low-flow faucets in bathrooms and water-efficient single-flush water closets and urinals.


Materials


Hollow core precast slab for the floors, in-situ waffle concrete for the roof, in-situ reinforced internal walls, and machine cut unpolished stone blocks for internal and external walls.


*Part of the energy efficiency percentage may be associated with virtual energy for comfort depending on the presence of heating and cooling systems. Note that virtual energy does not contribute savings to utility bills.

Location:


General Mathenge Drive
Nairobi, Kenya

More Information:


Stage:


Final EDGE Certification

Date:


November 2020

Floor Space:


22,709 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


189.4 tCO2/Year

A.Shridhar Athens

A.Shridhar Athens


Athens is a new 13-story office and retail building in Ahmedabad, which is one of 100 cities in India to be designated a Smart City under the government’s Smart Cities Mission. Offices, starting at 618 square feet, are available for rent, as is ample retail space. Tenants will enjoy the building’s contemporary features and strategic location.

Athens will utilize resource-efficient design features and technologies to reduce its environmental impact and lower its carbon footprint. A multitude of energy and water saving solutions will be installed, including high thermal performance glass, LED lighting, a VRV cooling system, water-efficient and low-flow plumbing fixtures, and a black water treatment and recycling system. The energy and water savings will lower tenants’ utility bills, reducing their operating costs.

The developer, A.Shridhar Group, brings together a vision of sustainability, power, and thoughtful design in its projects. The architect, 99 Studio, is one of the top architects in Ahmedabad, known for incorporating sustainability into its designs. Working with the engineering team, 99 Studio made design choices that reduced the amount of concrete used in the structure and adjusted the design to be North facing, which reduced the building’s solar gain. By working all together, the developer, architect, and engineers were able to create a sustainable icon for the city.

Athens has received a preliminary EDGE certificate from GBCI.  The offices portion of the building has achieved an EDGE Advanced certificate, achieving energy savings of over 40 percent.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



46%

Energy Savings*


51%

Water Savings


32%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window-to-wall ratio, higher thermal performance glass, energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces, lighting controls for corridors and staircases, and occupancy sensors in all bathrooms, conference rooms and closed cabins.


Water


Low-flow faucets for bathrooms, a black water treatment and recycling system, and water-efficient urinals.


Materials


In-situ reinforced concrete for the floor and roof and autoclaved aerated concrete blocks for the internal and external walls.


*Part of the energy efficiency percentage may be associated with virtual energy for comfort depending on the presence of heating and cooling systems. Note that virtual energy does not contribute savings to utility bills.

Location:


Zasiki Rani, Surendra Mangaldas Road
Ahmedabad, Ambawadi, Gujarat, India

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


October 2020

Floor Space:


23,235 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


1,031.0 tCO2/Year