Office complex BC ‘Optima Plaza’ got the BREEAM In-Use International certificate


Office complex BC ‘Optima Plaza’ which is located in Lviv at the Naukova Street got the BREEAM In-Use International certificate. It was the first time when Ukrainian building has received such award.

It achieved a BREEAM ‘Very Good’ (four stars) rating. Regarding of using an alternative energy (solar panels) and air isolation of the building, which was tested with a special Blower Door test, there is a significant energy saving. The office complex also uses energy-efficient technologies, such as water-efficient plumbing, LED lighting, microclimate in the offices, detailed energy inventory.

BREEAM In-Use International is an assessment method which assists property investors, owners, managers and occupiers to drive sustainable improvements through operational efficiency, including how to continually manage the operation of their building effectively.