IKEA Guangzhou Tianhe achieves first Very Good BREEAM International RFO Project in China

The 1st “Very Good” BREEAM International Refurbishment & Fit-Out Project in China

BREEAM Very Good (62.1%)
BREEAM International Refurbishment & Fit-out 2015
Developer: IKEA Guangzhou Co.,Ltd
Assessor Company: TERAO S.A.R.L

About the Project

The proposed Guangzhou Tianhe IKEA Store is located in No. 663, East Huangpu avenue, Tianhe district, Guangzhou, China. Mainly engaged in furniture and home supplies, the IKEA store is located in the 1st and 2nd floor Meilin MLive Commercial mall. The store coverage area is 19,743.23 m2. Ikea group is the project owner as well as occupier during the operation stage. Within the framework of the Ikea Group sustainability plan, the project is pursuing the Very Good Level of BREEAM certification, based on the BREEAM International Refurbishment & Fit-out 2015.

Sustainable Technologies Used

  • Life Cycle Cost analysis at conception design stage
  • High efficiency lighting and lighting control
  • Air source heat pump system for hot water
  • Site visit regularly to ensure construction and installations are in line with the targeted BREEAM Standards
  • FSC Certified wood
  • Acoustic modeling

Why IKEA chose BREEAM certification

  • Help reduce running cost
  • Improve working and living environments
  • Ensure that the final delivery quality of the project meets the expected goals
  • Guarantee the safety of construction workers and users
  • Keep IKEA’s sustainable value
  • Balancing cost and life cycle value
  • Improved occupant health and well-being
  • Lowering greenhouse gas emissions

BREEAM Refurbishment and Fit-Out scheme tremendously helps us benchmark our sustainability efforts for the renovation work, creating values for global alignment of our goals and conveys a strong message to our staff: we care about everyone’s sustainable development.

IKEA Project Manager

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