What is a High Performance Building?
A building whose structural envelope and services have been integrated to optimise energy efficiency and water usage.
Critically it provides an indoor environmental quality to ensure occupant satisfaction and productivity.
It is efficiently operated and maintained through its entire life cycle to increase its economic value.
A building whose services are integrated to optimise its energy efficiency, water efficiency and building envelope efficiency whilst still providing an indoor environmental quality to ensure occupant satisfaction and productivity so it is able to be operated and maintained in a manner to increase its economic value through its entire life cycle.
The six areas that we look to optimise are:
More than a Green Building
A High Performance Building is how all stakeholders in the built environment will define successful buildings in the future.