🟩 GreenBricks Building of the Week 🟩 Orange
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.
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
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
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
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.