Kingspan Somerton Manufacturing Facility achieves 6 Star Green Star

29 April 2020 Kingspan Group
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Kingspan Insulation Australia’s manufacturing facility in Somerton, VIC has recently been awarded a 6 Star - Green Star - Performance v1.2 certified rating. The Green Star rating showcases leadership in sustainability, encourages innovation, and promotes more energy efficient building stock in Australia, which is better for the occupants and for the environment.

A 6 Star rating, which has been awarded to Kingspan Insulation, represents 'World Leadership' in environmentally sustainable building practices.

“The Kingspan Insulation Manufacturing Facility Building is a reflection of the company’s commitment to innovative yet sustainable technologies and building solutions. I’m delighted to award this project with a 6 Star Green Star – Performance v 1.2 certified rating, a rating that assesses the operational performance of buildings across nine impact areas. What sets this project apart is that it is the first manufacturer to pursue and deliver performance certification, representing world leadership in sustainable building practices”, said Davina Rooney, CEO of Green Building Council of Australia.

“Kingspan is a leader in net zero and have committed to the World Green Building Council Net Zero Building 2030 challenge. The science is clear, Australia must shift to a significantly less polluting, lower carbon economy and society by 2050 and the 6 Star Green Star – Performance certification helps buildings deliver their carbon neutral ambitions. We commend Kingspan for minimising their environmental footprint and for leading the way with their manufacturing facility”, added Rooney.

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