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Sergelhusen in Stockholm was awarded the LEED Platinum certificate

This is the fourth LEED V4 BD + C certified project in Sweden and the second Swedish project to reach Platinum. LEED is considered to be the most internationally known assessment system, developed and administered by the U.S. Green Building Council.

The Sergel houses are developed with a strong focus on social and environmental sustainability and are in many ways groundbreaking.

Preservation of existing concrete frames, water saving and innovative energy solutions are some of the reasons for the high rating that the project has now received.

Solutions implemented to achieve such high scores are, rainwater management used for irrigation and toilet flushing, large roof terraces with fantastic views of the city, equipped with plants and plants that bloom from early spring to late autumn and a smart power control to reduce the load on the electricity grid.

Some of the facades are also cedar shingles (Western Red Cedar) which are flame retardant and protected by Woodsafe Exterior (WFX).

A fantastic view of Malmskillnadsgatan and a nice stop next to Brunkebergs torg’s green area.

The transformation of the block connects Malmskillnadsgatan with Sergels torg, which makes it possible for people to move in new patterns and easily get up to Malmskillnadsgatan and Brunkebergstorg.

This is the fourth LEED V4 BD + C certified project in Sweden and the second Swedish project to reach Platinum. Sergelhusen is a LEED campus certification with three different buildings. House S reached 90 out of 110 possible points, which is the highest score in a LEED v4 / v4.1 BD + C Core & Shell certification in the world. Houses M and H reached 89 points and are thus second highest.

Thomas Bengtsson
CEO and Fire technology support
+46 (0) 10 206 72 31
thomas.bengtsson@woodsafe.com

Daniel Pesic
Market Manager
+46-(0)10-206 72 34
daniel@woodsafe.com

Woodsafe provides a service to the construction industry to improve wood properties against fire for interior and exterior use. For more than 30 years, Woodsafe Timber Protection has focused on becoming a leading manufacturer of fire protected wood products. Our production is ISO 9001 certified and our long-term sustainability environmental work is ISO 14001 certified. Every year, Woodsafe Timber Protection, in collaboration with our premium partners, manages more than 1000 projects using fire retardant wood products for schools, high schools, colleges, hospitals, sports arenas, public buildings, multi-storey houses and facades, transportation, prefabricated building industry etc. ALL-IN-ONE by Woodsafe is a quality chain of selected partners and sales channels that facilitates and ensures companies to take a holistic approach for the litterally vital work with fire protected wood in construction projects. Customers’ natural choice. Woodsafe a trusthworthy partner for the development of new wood types and wood components with fire-retardant properties.

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