At Fifth Avenue Place, we are committed to providing the highest quality commercial office space while bringing responsible environmental solutions and innovative energy-saving strategies to our tenants. This is evident by both the environmental programs that we support and the green amenities that we offer at the building.
The property achieved Gold Certification in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (EB:OM) program in 2012. The LEED® EB:OM rating system awards credits to buildings with green building best practices key to environmental and human health. As part of LEED® certification, Fifth Avenue Place has implemented new policies and programs such as enhanced Green Cleaning procedures and Sustainable Purchasing policies. The property ranks in approximately the 90th percentile in energy performance among all buildings in North America based on the Energy Star guidelines.
Through LEED® certification, Fifth Avenue Place achieved a 15% reduction in potable water consumption. Finally, through the property’s Sustainable Transportation program, they have determined that 86% of building occupants use a sustainable form of transportation when travelling to and from the building.
The property has implemented all of Brookfield’s national environmental programs: Energy Management, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Water Conservation, Waste Management, and Sustainable Transportation. Some of the additional green amenities and highlights at Fifth Avenue Place include:
• Annual Earth Hour participant
• Annually reports emissions to the Carbon Disclosure Project
• Annually report to Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) survey
• Bike storage
• Contributes to LEED® CI Certification in Tenant spaces
• FSC Certified paper products
• Sustainable Transportation Program with the City of Calgary