Mandani Bay Suites, the first phase of development in the Mandani Bay Beachfront Township, recently received a 5-Star Building Rating for Green Design (BERDE) from the Philippine Green Building Council (PHILGBC).
This is after a team from PHILGBC conducted a Stage 2 (construction) assessment of the completed towers at Mandani Bay Suites earlier this month. Prior to that, Mandani Bay Suites received a 4-star BERDE rating in its Stage 1 (Design) review in 2018.
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Mandani Bay Suites’ 5-star BERDE rating is the highest and first in the VisMin area, further strengthening the development’s adherence to world-class green building standards.
“This recognition is a testament to Mandani Bay’s promise of world-class transformation in Cebu. This is an important milestone that shows our commitment to taking care of our residents and the environment, ”said Gilbert Ang, Director of the HTLand Project.
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Mandani Bay Suites scored high in many reviewed areas. It got perfect scores in management, materials, waste and indoor environmental quality. Perfect scores in these areas indicate excellent security with the use of the visitor management system and other security features; use of materials and technologies contributing to environmental conservation; an appropriate waste management plan; exceptional indoor air quality with the use of proper ventilation and UV devices, and access to natural lighting.
This recognition is a testament to Mandani Bay’s promise of world-class transformation in Cebu. This is an important step that shows our commitment to taking care of our residents and the environment.
HTLand Project Director
The protection and improvement of the ecological characteristics of the project with its well-vegetated pleasure bridge and its interconnected footbridges and tunnels were also confirmed by the BERDE accreditation because it obtained a high score in terms of ecology and innovation. land use. High scores were also obtained for water and energy efficiency and conservation, emissions and transportation.
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Created by PHILGBC in response to the need of the Philippine construction industry to proactively address the negative impacts of climate change, BERDE measures a building’s performance beyond existing national and local laws, regulations and mandatory standards by construction and environment.
About Mandani Bay
Developed by HTLand, Inc., a joint venture of Hongkong Land and Taft Properties, Mandani Bay is a world-class 20 acre waterfront urban development with stunning views of the coast and the encompassing cityscape.
Strategically located along the Mactan Canal in Mandaue Town, Mandani Bay sets the bar for a new era of development in the Philippines as it is poised to become the focal lifestyle center of its region and one of the main urban monuments of Asia.