BuildGreen assisted Globalworth in obtaining the BREEAM certification and also the first EDGE sustainable certification in Romania for the new Renault headquarters in Bucharest.
One and a half years after starting work on the site in the western part of Bucharest, 561 days later, the construction of Renault Bucharest Connected (RBC) was finalized. The project includes 40,000 sqm of Class A offices, served by an underground level with approximately 240 parking spaces, with a further 760 spaces outdoors. Renault Bucharest Connected includes an 8,000 sqm design centre, and the employees who work there will benefit not only from a 350-seat amphitheatre but also other facilities such as a restaurant, gym and medical office.
“Renault Bucharest Connected was from the start an ambitious project, designed to meet our partner’s specific needs. It was not always easy, but alongside our partners, we found the best solutions to the construction market’s current challenges. The relationship with our tenants stands at the core of our business model. We are by their side from the moment we first meet, and we offer them continuous support from the instant we become their host”, said Dimitris Pergamalis, Head of Construction & Development at Globalworth.
The project meets the highest standards in energy efficiency and will be BREEAM certified at an Excellent level. Moreover, Renault Bucharest Connected will be the first building in Globalworth’s portfolio to be EDGE certified (“Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies”) as defined by the IFC, the investment division of the World Bank. A project that attains the EDGE standards of 20 per cent lower energy use, reduced water consumption and less embodied energy in materials compared to a base case building, can be independently certified. Our tenants will benefit from lower utility bills.
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