EDGE Certification

Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies

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“Excellence In Design for Greater Efficiencies”

EDGE Certification aims at making buildings in developing countries more resource-efficient by requiring a minimum of 20% savings in energy, water, and energy embedded in materials. Regardless of your stake in a project, an EDGE certification can benefit you.

Property owners benefit from the higher market values of resource-efficient due to their ability to reduce operational costs; architects benefit from achieving high building performance without sacrificing design integrity; building tenants and occupants benefit from at least 20% savings on energy and water bills; financial entities, such as banks, benefit from reduced risk of collection by demanding that a project becomes certified as a condition for financing. Moreover, governments have opportunities to adopt a broad range of incentives to stimulate the growth of green building.

How does it benefit you to get an EDGE certification?

Owners of rental buildings

An efficient building in terms of resources it will also have a higher market value due to his ability to fulfill in the operational aspect.

Financial entities

Banks can reduce the risk of collection demanding that the projects get the EDGE certification as a condition for financing.

Architects

It allows architects to get a good building performance without sacrificing the integrity of the design.

Project Owners

Project owners can save at least 20% on energy bills and water compared to a common home.

Government authorities

Governments can adopt a broad variety of incentives to stimulate growth of ecological construction.

EDGE is applicable to 6 types of buildings

Residential

Hotels

Hospitals

Offices

Retail

Schools

Requirements to obtain an EDGE certification

To obtain the EDGE certification, you must meet with the following percentages of minimum savings:

20% energy savings

20% water savings

20% energy efficient materials

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