Energy consumption cut of 63% gains Kungsleden GreenBuilding certification
| Source:Kungsleden AB
Reducing energy consumption, and increasing its share of GreenBuilding-
accredited properties, is part of listed Swedish property company Kungsleden
AB’s environmental work. The logistics property Plattan 4 in Kristianstad,
southern Sweden, was previously oil heated, but a ground-source heat pump system
became operational in March 2011.
This change of heat source reduced energy consumption by 63% and CO2 emissions
by 99%. The requirement for GreenBuilding certification is for energy
consumption to reduce by at least 25% or energy consumption 25% below Swedish
new-production standards for energy. Three Kungsleden properties were already
In absolute terms, Kungsleden has more than halved the CO2 emissions of its
operations in recent years, in goal-oriented energy-saving work, which reviews
all properties annually. The company purchases hydropower with certified origin
from Harrsele power station in Umeälven river, northern Sweden.
“Often, GreenBuilding-accredited properties are city centre buildings. But
Kungsleden is demonstrating that warehouse premises can also secure this
prestigious environmental accreditation, which is a win-win for us, the tenant
and the environment,” commented Kungsleden’s Environmental Manager, Maria
Northern European commercial property firm Newsec judges that environmentally
-accredited properties will become more attractive as more tenants are
environmentally aware, who will actually make operating in sustainable premises
For more information, please contact:
Maria Sandell, Environmental Manager, Kungsleden | tel +46 (0)8 503 05223 |
mobile +46 (0)70 690 6517
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Kungsleden’s business concept is to own, manage and enhance properties in
Sweden’s growth regions, and to generate sustainable high and stable returns.
The focus on value creation is by satisfying customers’ needs for premises,
managing and enhancing properties, and optimising the company’s property
portfolio. Kungsleden has been quoted on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm since 1999.
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