Cundall presentation on Green Buildings in Romania

September 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm | Posted in Events, Member Projects | Leave a comment
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Alec Stewart - CundallFor the last 3 years Cundall have celebrated the World Green Building Council’s “World Green Building Week” providing sustainability seminars in many of their global locations.   This year, they presented in Bucharest and have made their presentation available for your review.  Take a look!

Cundall presentation on Green Buildings in Romania

Liberty Technology Park Cluj was granted the first BREEAM Major Refurbishment certificate with a „Very Good” rating in Romania

September 17, 2014 at 12:36 pm | Posted in Certification, Member Projects, News from Members | Leave a comment
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Liberty Technology Park Cluj received on the 4th of September the final BREEAM International certificate (Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method).

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The 1st BREEAM certificate for major refurbishments ever received in Romania

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It’s the first BREEAM certificate for major refurbishments obtained by a building in Romania, proving thus the developer’s wish to create a project that uses all its resources to offer exceptional comfort and amenities to its residents. Moreover, the BREEAM assessment indicates the concern for capitalizing the industrial heritage, whilst contributing to Cluj-Napoca’s recent history and encouraging the development potential of the sites’ vicinities. The developer’s objectives were, in many ways, exactly the same as the BREEAM requirements.

The industrial heritage that came along with buying the Libertatea furniture factory included 5 buildings. During the first stage of the development, delivered in December 2013, buildings B and C were refurbished. These offer a total of 5 600 sq m occupied by class A offices and a restaurant. At the moment developments for the second stage of the project are ongoing, revitalizing buildings D and E, offering a total of 13 412 sq m.

 

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The developer’s initial intention was to keep and ingeniously use all the resources offered by the former factory, to recycle all that is to recycle, giving thus life to a new ecosystem, built on the remains of the former, without eradicating it completely and rather by putting to good use all that it has to offer.

September 9, 2014 at 10:00 am | Posted in Training | Leave a comment

Aphoto 2 really interesting training day about green buildings was held last Friday at the Romania Green Building Council headquarter.

For those interested in this new field in Romania, in the GBPro training platform they can find information about certifications or  how residential project developers can qualify for Green Mortagage program.
For a closer look at issues related to green projects we will expect to our  next workshop  Qualifying projects for a Green Mortgage.

RoGBC Team

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