"Green" is more than a color choice in building design - it has become an emerging and dominant design philosophy. Schindler partners with architects and building owners all over the world to reduce the overall impact of their buildings on the environment.
Certified LEED Platinum
The 54-storey Bank of America Tower is an example of environmental building design and construction. To help reach its energy conservation goals, the building owner partnered with Schindler to include a mobility system that would save energy and provide every tenant with direct access to their destination. The building won 1st place in the Elevator World's Project of the Year 2010.
Hearst Tower, New York, USA
Certified LEED Gold
The 46-storey Hearst Tower in Midtown New York is the first Gold LEED certified building. It is designed to be 26 percent more energy-efficient than a standard office building. Schindler provided 15 high-rise elevators and a revolutionary traffic management system reducing elevator journeys and thus the overall energy consumption.
Heron Tower, London, United Kingdom
Rated BREEAM ‘Excellent'
London's 202-metre Heron Tower is a environmentally focused development which is setting the standards for offices of the future. The project was awarded an ‘Excellent' BREEAM Environmental & Sustainability Rating in January 2010. Schindler provides double-deck elevators and a state-of-the-art traffic management system that will significantly reduce elevator journeys and thus the overall energy consumption.
International Commerce Centre (ICC), Hong Kong, China
Rated HK-BEAM Platinum
The 490m-tall International Commerce Centre (ICC) is Hong Kong's tallest building. The building has received platinum rating from the HK-BEAM Society, based on over 100 criteria including design, construction, operation, maintenance and property management. Schindler has provided a total of 83 elevators and 37 escalators, as well as a traffic management system, significantly reducing elevator journeys and thus the overall energy consumption.