“Kvartetten 5” will have “NollCO2” certification

2022.08.25

Buildings and constructions are considered to be one of the biggest polluters on the planet, accounting for around 40% of all CO2 emissions. Being a part of this industry we must act and try to minimize that negative effect.

We are pleased to announce  that Kvartetten 5 has been pre-certified with SGBC’s (Swedish Green Building Council) “NollCO2” certification. This means, among other things, that the property will achieve a net zero climate impact during its lifetime, according to the calculation models that apply today. In order for a building to achieve this certification, it must demonstrate a NET ZERO climate impact for the entire life cycle chain of 50 years, from the extraction of raw materials to the final handling of building materials.

WELL  Building standard

The Kvartetten 5 office building will also be certified according to WELL standard, which places high demands on health aspects and the working environment. The WELL Building Standard is the world’s first building certification that focuses exclusively on human health and wellness. This performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment that impact human health and wellbeing, through air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort, and mind. WELL is grounded in a body of medical research that explores the connection between the buildings where we spend more than 90 percent of our time, and the health and wellness of its occupants.

“The Kvartetten 5  is definitely one of the greenest and least impactful on the environment projects that we have worked to date. As one of the subcontractors we had to meet customer’s expectations and demands by offering the sustainable solutions and providing unitised curtain walls with 75% of recycled aluminum profiles as well as all of the materials had EPD declarations” –  says Linas Karžinauskas, CEO of the company.

„Kvartetten“ symbolises four different types of facade cladding   

The name of the project „Kvartetten“ symbolises four different types of facade cladding, each of which in some way represents the Öresund region and Skåne. Some are made of brick and are linked to the Swedish-Danish tradition. Another part has a ceramic facade, and is intended to lead the idea to the fat soil here in Skåne, which in turn led to the Scanian ceramic production. A third part is green, and symbolizes Malmö, the city of parks. A fourth part is cladded with flint stone, which is Skåne’s landscape stone and occurs abundantly in southwest Sweden.

Our Group of companies  in this project were responsible for the design, production, transportation and installation of 7 525 m2 of unitised and 1 390 m2 of stick curtain wall facades with different types of cladding.