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🟩 GreenBricks Building of the Week 🟩 Orange

Telecoms green


Orange is the new green. Telecoms provider, Orange, has just launched their smartest, greenest ever branch and workplace. A new benchmark for the African continent.


📍Location

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt


🏢Building Details

  • Completed October 2022

  • 500 sq. ft., workplace for 8 employees

  • Redevelopment focused on 4 major areas of optimisation: air, water, waste + energy = holistic, targeted strategy for "Healthy Buildings+ as a Service"


👷🏾‍♀️Developer & Contractor


✍️Designers


🌱Sustainability

  • Pioneering air-to-water dispenser (20L) with UV filtration generates fresh drinking water from humidity in the air: 3,200L of water generated per year = 125% water savings = 1,700 plastic bottles saved per year

  • Optimised HVAC + Energy Monitoring Clamp enabling peak demand reduction, benchmarking for portfolio + energy budget management – with 99.83% accuracy

  • AI smart bins automatically segregate waste on-site: building efficient, structured waste management

  • Solar see-through window films: provide 51% total heat rejection, 15% cooling energy savings + 10% monthly bill savings


🥦 Wellbeing

  • 2 smart living green walls with AI "Biofilters" from Naava: with automated watering + enhanced filtration effect of 6000 ordinary plants created from only 126 (72,000 m3 of fresh air generated per year) – reduce ambient temperature + humidity

  • Real-time Environmental Quality Monitor (inc. air quality, noise, light, occupancy) feeding into analytics display screen: showing “Human experience performance score” for data-driven decision making


🎈Bonus feature

This building is one of the first pioneered by Seeders Capital – advancing “self-sufficient, smart zones”. Each project focuses on improving 4 key zones: Clean Air Zones, Zero Waste Zones, Clean Energy Zones, and Clean Water Zones. Crucially, their transformative, circular model recognises every building as part of a wider ecosystem – never in isolation.


🔗 Check it out https://www.linkedin.com/posts/ehefny_facilities-orange-sustainable-activity-6990747501263810560-JE_4?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop




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