GREEN BUILDING SERVICES

GREEN BUILDING SERVICES2018-11-06T06:58:12+00:00

AGRANI GREEN BUILDING CONSULTING

GREEN BUILDING SPECIALISTS

Agrani Consulting is committed to providing Green Building Services that enable its Clients to achieve more sustainable buildings that will have a positive impact on their BOTTOM LINE while at the same time contributing positively to the environment.

Agrani Green Building is a LEVEL ONE BBBEE contributor.

We hold the following Green Building Certifications:

EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies)

EDGE is an international certification programme implemented by the International Finance Corporation (a division of the World Bank) which looks at Design measures that can be incorporated into new buildings that will have a positive impact on reduction of ENERGY, WATER and EMBODIED ENERGY of New Buildings. EDGE requires a 20% saving in the above categories to qualify for Certification.

EDGE applies to:

  • Homes

  • Offices

  • Retail

  • Hotels

  • Hospitals

  • Education

As an accredited EDGE Expert, we are able to offer our clients the following Services:

  • EDGE Certifications

  • Design assessments and advice for effective measures to be incorporated into the Design

  • Strategy and risk assessments for certification projects

  • Energy, Daylight and Thermal modelling

  • Review of Specifications and material

  • Green Policies

  • Green Leases

  • Creation of Design Briefs for the professional Team

  • Peer review of certification submissions

GREEN STAR ACCREDITED PROFESSIONAL in

Existing Buildings

New Buildings

Interiors

Green Star is a South African Green Building Certification system that is based on International best practice which is localised to suit our Environment. Green Star applies to New and Existing Buildings such as Offices, Multi-Unit Residential, Retail Centres, Public & Education buildings.

Green Star certification is recognition of efforts by Building Owners and Tenants to reduce the negative environmental impacts of buildings. The GREEN STAR certification model is based on a number of factors such as Energy and Water saving initiatives, Materials used, Land use and Indoor Environment Quality (which is based on creating better comfort for occupants and thereby creating a more productive work environment)

We offer the following GREEN STAR CERTIFICATION Services:

  • Green Star Certifications

  • Strategy and risk assessments for certification projects

  • Water and Energy audits

  • Assessment of Indoor Environment Quality

  • Energy, Daylight and Thermal modelling

  • Review of Specifications and material

  • Green Policies

  • Green Leases

  • Creation of Design Briefs for the professional Team

  • Peer review of certification submissions

Our hands on experience in Construction and Interior Fitout, Infrastructure Lifecycle Management and Green Building credentials allows us to take a holistic view with advising our Clients on effective Green measures to implement that will benefit them in the following ways:

  • Attracting more sophisticated tenants that are willing to pay higher rentals for better spaces
  • Provides a competitive Edge in respect of attracting Clients
  • Lower operating costs of the building
  • Higher levels of productivity from employees due to more conducive indoor environment quality
  • Reflection of the Clients Environmental and Social consciousness

Our approach is to take our Cients on a Green Building Journey by first assessing and implementing the “low hanging fruit” measures that can be taken as immediate steps that will have a positive impact towards Green building initiatives without significant high costs. We believe that everyone can make a difference to the environment through any positive measure.