The Vivaldi Plaza business centre, owned and operated by O1 Properties, secured BREEAM certification (BREEAM In-Use category) with a “Very Good” rating. The certification consultant was CBRE.
Earlier in 2013, the business centre was certified under the BREEAM New Construction system and received a “Good” rating.
Vivaldi Plaza received highest scores in the categories: Waste (separate waste collection), Health and Wellbeing, Transport, and Land Use & Ecology.
The Vivaldi Plaza business centre is located in one of Moscow’s business commercial districts adjacent to Paveletskaya metro and train station. All four buildings of the Vivaldi Plaza overlook a large internal space with landscaping and infrastructure. The courtyard is open to local people as well as to tenants. Panoramic glazing and a spacious interior provide maximize natural light. Blinds are used to ensure visual comfort. The complex uses modern equipment with automatic temperature control, ventilation, heating, and hot and cold water supply systems. Measures are in place for heat retention and the prevention of heat leakage.
Steps taken to improve environmental performance during BREEAM certification include separate waste collection, installation of energy-efficient lighting, and an energy saving policy. Air conditioning equipment is cleaned regularly in order to improve air quality and reduce risk of illness. Environment-friendly detergents are used for cleaning of common areas. Treatment units for run-off water from parking lots and grease traps have been installed.