Bucharest, June 22 nd, 2021 – SkyTower, the tallest office building in Romania, has received the LEED Platinum certification for Operations and Maintenance (O+M), which certifies buildings for best practices, and measures environmental achievements during operations and maintenance.
SkyTower is the first office building in the country to obtain the highest operations and maintenance certification level within the LEED certification system.
We are constantly mindful about improving the working environment for SkyTower tenants.
We run and maintain our equipment in the most efficient way possible, trying to understand our weak points, and consequently, improving our performance and Sky Tower’s ecological footprint. The LEED Platinum (O+M) certification confirms the high standards of SkyTower, from the design to the execution and operation of RPHI’s prime asset. This certification is the result of our focus towards efficiency, operational sustainability and reducing our environmental impact;,
said Bernd Steingruber, Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of RPHI Romania, the management and ownership company of SkyTower.
The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification process, awarded by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), took into account the fulfilment of a predetermined set of criteria. These were regarding the location of the building, access to transport and water efficiency. Other criteria taken into account during the certification process were energy and climate control efficiency, quality of the indoor environment, innovation and local environmental priorities.
SkyTower is the tallest building in Romania and the most iconic office building of Bucharest. The tower has 37 floors reaching a height of 137 meters above ground and 60 meters of underground structure, hosting 5 floors of parking and storage spaces. All working spaces within SkyTower have natural lighting and the upper floors benefit from high-speed elevators reaching a maximum speed of 6 meters per second.
Since its completion in December 2012, SkyTower has become a city landmark, reshaping the skyline of the new CBD in northern Bucharest, and boosting the development of new business projects in the Floreasca-Aurel Vlaicu area.
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building types, LEED provides a framework for healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving green buildings. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement and leadership.
For more information please contact:
PR & Marketing Coordinator, SkyTower
PR Manager GMP PR