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Brydens Upper Grayston Block E Receives 4 Star Green Star Design Rating
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Brydens Upper Grayston Block E Receives 4 Star Green Star Design Rating

Solid Green Consulting was appointed to manage the Green Star process, as well as undertake performance modelling and simulation to inform the design of the building and its systems. It is the second Green Star rating delivered by Solid Green.


The Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded Block E of the Brydens Upper Grayston development a 4 star Green Star Design rating under their Office tool.

Developed by Bryprop as part of their Upper Grayston office development, the building achieved all 55 targeted points which were submitted for the rating. Notably, the building has been developed speculatively for tenants. Key features contributing toward the rating include:

  1. Mixed mode VRF HVAC system with heat recovery
  2. Efficient lighting with motion and daylight sensors
  3. Optimised daylight and extensive use of shading
  4. Solar hot water heating
  5. Low VOC finishes
  6. Construction waste management

Work towards delivering the As Built rating has commenced.

Update: A 5 star As Built rating has been achieved. Read about it here.

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