Free LEED for 2,000sqm+ projects under JOURNEY2030
Published on April 29, 2019
We are excited to announce that as part of our ‘JOURNEY2030′ sustainability goal to “DELIVER 100% SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS” Summertown will now offer all clients our own new ‘green standard’, the ECO-Sustainable Summertown Interior Certification (ECO-SSI) and FREE Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified level certification for interior projects over 2,000sqm.
Free LEED certification for projects over 2,000 sqm
FREE Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified level certification for interior projects over 2,000sqm, with the option of silver, gold or platinum level certification at a surcharge.
Assist clients seeking WELL or other externally accreditations.
Free ECO-SSI certification for projects under 2,000 sqm
Our own new ‘green standard’, the ECO-Sustainable Summertown Interior Certification (ECO-SSI).
ECO-SSI will be offered free of cost to all client projects under 2,000 sqm and is based on six criteria, comparable to the global LEED principles: procurement, health and safety, process, waste, energy and water efficiency and innovation.
Marcos Bish, Managing Director at Summertown commented: “We are very excited to offer all our clients green interior solutions under our JOURNEY2030 ambitions. We have worked hard over the last 10 years to embed sustainability into our business and are delighted we can now offer all our clients either our own green standard known as ECO-SSI or free LEED certified level certification. In doing so, we hope to raise the level of sustainable commercial interiors in the UAE and deliver workplaces that enhance employee health and happiness; are environmentally friendly and that deliver operational savings.”
By aiming to have all Summertown projects meet externally accredited green and sustainability standards by 2030, we are doing our part to make the cities of the UAE resilient and sustainable; and align with the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDG) 11. More sustainable workplaces also means we are contributing to combating climate change and stemming its impact UN SDG goal 13.