Setia Corporate Headquarters Sets the Benchmark for Sustainability at FIABCI Malaysia Property Award
06 Nov 2015
It's S P Setia's 9th FIABCI win! S P Setia Berhad won the FIABCI Malaysia Property Award 2015 for Sustainable Development of its Setia Corporate HQ. The development of the Setia Corporate HQ was conceptualised based on a need to provide a better and more sustainable work environment for Team Setia. The concept was to stay true to the Setia DNA of building sustainable communities for all with the 'LiveLearnWorkPlay' development philosophy that the Setia brand is known for.
Dato' Khor Chap Jen, Acting President and CEO of S P Setia Berhad receiving the Sustainable Development Award for Setia Corporate HQ from DYMM Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, Sultan of Johor
The features incorporated within the building is designed to be sustainable and environmentally friendly. Some of the features are high performance double glazing glass window and louvers to reduce heat gain and encourage the use of natural day lighting. It also has solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels for harvesting renewable energy, flexible lighting controls such as lighting zoning and individual lighting switches. The building also incorporates auto sensor controlled lighting strategy such as photo sensor cell at perimeter zones and motion sensor at common areas.
Water efficient features include rainwater harvesting for landscape irrigation. Indoor environmental quality features for example are efficient air conditioned systems such as raised floors for underfloor air conditioned distribution system, and provision of CO2 sensor.
Other green features and innovation includes a roof garden and greenery decks to reduce heat, dedicated parking bays for green vehicles and provision of elevated pedestrian connectivity to the surrounding buildings and shopping complexes.
9th FIABCI Malaysis Property Award win for Team Setia!
Apart from that, to ensure that the 'practice of sustainability' lives on, S P Setia has made it a requirement, for other buildings in the vicinity of Setia City to incorporate green features and to allow elevated physical connectivity into their development as well.
The Setia Corporate HQ will be competing in the International FIABCI Prix d'Excellence next year. To date, S P Setia has six International FIABCI Prix d'Excellence awards to its name.