NCC receives award for Nordic building with highest environmental
MALMÖ, Sweden -- September 18, 2013
building in Malmö has been named BREEAM building of the year. The Koggen 2
office building has been awarded the highest environmental classification
according to the BREEAM environmental certification system.
“Having the first building in the Nordic region to be certified as BREEAM
Excellent is an important milestone. We are extremely gratified to have
received the Sweden Green Building Award,” says Veronica Koutny Sochman,
Environmental Manager at NCC Property Development.
NCC received the Sweden Green Building Award in conjunction with the major
Sweden Green Building Conference, which is organized jointly with the Ekobygg
Trade Fair in Kista. The award encourages sustainable building in Sweden and
rewards the properties and projects that worked best to achieve sustainable
building and sustainable city planning in the past year. The Sweden Green
Building Council (SGBC) is responsible for the awards.
The rationale for awarding the prize to NCC’s proprietarily developed office
building, Koggen 2, was as follows: “Through innovative technical solutions,
NCC created a greener and more visionary office environment.”
“The certification and the award are the fruits of NCC’s proactive ambition to
become an environmental and sustainability leader,” says Carola Lavén,
Business Area Manager, NCC Property Development.
Koggen 2 comprises 8,000 square meters of office space on six stories and is
NCC’s most recent office project in Västra Hamnen in Malmö. The design of the
building is well conceived with respect to the structure and climate shell,
and its energy consumption is nearly 50 percent lower than the requirement
stipulated in the Swedish Board of Housing, Building and Planning’s
construction regulations. Carefully selected materials for the facade, roof
and hardened surfaces, as well as insulation that takes into consideration the
lifecycle of the building, contributed to the achievement of BREEAM Excellent.
The office premises were developed according to “Future Office by
Nordic concept aimed at creating attractive and sustainable workplaces for the
All of NCC:s press releases are available on www.ncc.se. NCC is one of the
leading construction and property development companies in the Nordic region.
NCC had in 2012 sales of SEK 57 billion, with 18,000 employees. NCC Property
Development develops and sells commercial properties in defined growth markets
in the Nordic region, the Baltic countries and St. Petersburg.
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For further information, please contact:
NCC Property Development
Veronica Koutny Sochman, +468 585515 67
Carola Lavén, tel: +46 70177 16 74
Business Area President
NCC Property Development Sweden
Robert Hägg,+46 8585523 72
NCC’s media line +46 (0)8585519 00
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