At Royal Centre, 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 is registered in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (EB:OM) program and is currently targeting the Gold level of certification, with achievement of certification expected in 2013. The LEED® EB:OM rating system awards credits to buildings with green building best practices key to environmental and human health. As part of pursuit of LEED® certification, Royal Centre has implemented new policies and programs such as enhanced Green Cleaning procedures and Sustainable Purchasing policies.
Through the property’s Sustainable Transportation program, they have determined that approximately 87% of building occupants use a sustainable form of transportation when travelling to and from the building. The property ranks in approximately the 75thpercentile in energy performance among all buildings in North America based on the Energy Star guidelines.
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 Royal Centre 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
• Travel Smart Alternative Transportation program