20 Fenchurch Street
Visiting one of London's most iconic buildings, also known as "The Walkie-Talkie," on its Green Team Meeting day was a truly insightful experience. It was exciting to see property managers, tenants, and businesses all in one place, sharing their energy-saving wins through the Go Dark Project and other green efforts.
March 2022 - February 2023
1 year achievements
(plus three-story "sky garden")
Electricity supply (100% Renewable energy), Roof-mounted PV, BMS, HVAC, DHW system (Domestic Hot Water)
422 bicycles, 19 motorcycles parking spaces
1 person per 10m2
BREEAM Excellent (80.2%),
Management and behaviour
Conducted green team meetings to boost awareness and discuss the sustainability agend
GWS Tenant and Simmtronic specialists conducted assessments and maintenance to enable energy adjustments on individual floors
Minor technical and re-programming
Initiated Project “ Go Dark”– (Switching off lights from 11pm to 5am), saved 785,000 kI’Wh in July and August compared to 2019
Adjusted and reset the lighting dimmer by 40% in the lobby area and switched off exterior lights.
Started LED Lighting replacement programme by conducting a lighting review of the emergency staircase, B1, B2, and back of house (replaced approx. 1,140 Lights)
Implemented Boiler turn off procedure which switches off the boiler when the external temperature exceeds 28 °C
Adjusted BMS setpoints in the building to control and manage the energy consumption of the building better
Implemented Cooling tower variable set points procedure by using outside wet bulb temperature proxy to achieve maximum efficiency during summer
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What RO say
"CUBE provides a unique opportunity for us to collaborate with our tenants as we continue our journey to a more sustainable future. As a landlord, engagement with our tenants is paramount, and improving energy efficiency across our buildings is a key priority for us. CUBE is a first for the real estate sector and the competition comes at an important time"
- Edward Rowlandson, Group Managing Director, the RO