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2016-03-23

LKS to certify 6 shopping centres owned by Neinver with BREEAM ES En Uso

As a result of the services that LKS is providing to NEINVER for the BREEAM certification of The Style Outlets shopping centre located in Viladecans, Barcelona, designed by the catalan Architects Batlle I Roig, LKS has been awarded the certification of six other existing centres in La Coruna, Sevilla, Getafe, San Sebastian de los Reyes and Las Rozas with BREEAM ES En Uso.

Five of the centres were certified in 2013 by ARUP and it is now time to renew the certification looking for an improvement in the classification thanks to implemented measures over the past 3 years, such as the ISO 50001. The sixth shopping centre, Nassica, in Getafe, Madrid, will be assessed for the first time. The scope of work includes the analysis of initial assessments, on-site audits of the buildings, gathering of evidences and final evaluation.

BREEAM ES En Uso is a method of evaluation and certification of a buildings sustainability, applicable to non-residential, existing buildings that are at least two years old., The certification allows the assessment of the buildings actual behaviour through information on environmental performance, bills and other records of consumption..
 
This evaluation will be conducted using two criteria (Part 1 and Part 2), the building itself; evaluation of the building  construction and services and the building management; evaluating its policies and procedures.