Gateway West

LEED Comissioning as per Ashrae 0-2005

Client Name: Attacq / Attebury

Project Status: In progress

Project Location: Waterfall City, Midrand

GLA: 13,611m² 

Commissioning type: LEED 2009 – Fundamental 

Certification Targetted: LEED Gold

Modelled % Improvement: 26%

Predicted water use reduction: 40%

The Gateway Offices, under development by Atterbury  sit on either side of one of the main piazzas to the Mall of Africa which has direct access to the luxury court of the Mall. The development consists of an iconic building of 13,611m² GLA. The building is one of two identical buildings. They are mirror versions of each other and are designed to be visually reminiscent of the ancient concept of gatekeepers to a city.

Project Features:

  • High-performance facade and envelope 
  • Energy efficient HVAC system and controls 
  • Efficient lighting with occupancy sensors
  • High efficient hot water system 
  • Water efficient fittings 
  • Alternative transport connectivity (bicycle and shower facilities)

As LEED Commissioning agent (CxA) for this LEED Gold project we subjected the following systems to the fundamental commissioning process, as per ASHRAE 0-2005:

  • Heating, cooling, refrigeration, ventilation systems and controls
  • Lighting and daylighting controls
  • Domestic hot water systems
  • Water conservation systems