Revamped PwC HQ tops BREEAM
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The highest ever BREEAM score has been awarded to the newly refurbished head office of accountancy business PwC
The nine-story building above Charing Cross station in central London was awarded a BREEAM “outstanding” score of 96.31% after being completely refitted.
Together with ensuring that 95% of all the construction materials used were from ISO 14001 certified sustainable sources, PwC has also installed green walls, water efficient toilets and a new building management system.
The 41,800 square metre office block, which was built in the early 1990s, has also been fitted with a new combined cooling, heat and power plant (CHP). The CHP plant will be fuelled by waste vegetable oil sourced from the local area.
“The impressive score for this iconic building shows just how much can be accomplished,” said Gavin Dunn, director at BREEAM.
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