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One Hooper’s Court is The Knightsbridge Estate’s new six-storey Grade A office building development in the heart of Knightsbridge, designed for modern office life. Sustainability and the environment are front and centre of the planning and design for One Hooper’s Court.

Sustainability is vital when considering choosing an office space. It is of particular concern to Millennials and Gen Z, who are likely to form part of the office team of the future. Within 4 years, Gen Z will make up 30% of the working population, so a space that will appeal to them and their concerns about the environment may offer a competitive advantage. There are plenty of studies that show that staff working in green-certified buildings sleep better, are healthier and perform to a high-level in the workplace, and will be attracted to a working environment where sustainability is prioritised.

With a BREEAM rating of Excellent, One Hooper’s Court has an environmental performance within the top 10% of non-domestic buildings in the UK.

BREEAM (pronounced bree-am), is an acronym standing for ‘Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method’. Launched in 1990, BREEAM is the world’s leading and most widely used environmental assessment method for buildings.

It exists to reduce the impact of construction on the environment through promoting and rewarding sustainability.

BREEAM assessment evaluates the procurement, design, construction and operation of a development against a range of targets based on performance benchmarks.

It focuses on sustainability across a range of categories:

  • Energy
  • Land use and ecology
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Pollution
  • Transport
  • Materials
  • Waste
  • Management

The focus on sustainable value and efficiency makes BREEAM certified developments attractive property investments and generates sustainable environments that enhance the wellbeing of the people who live and work in them.

Buildings following BREEAM standards are typically cheaper to run, maintain, are more durable and energy efficient.

All of the electricity at One Hooper’s Court is procured from renewable sources and the complex also has space for 114 bikes to be parked on the premises, encouraging staff and visitors to cycle into the office and reduce their carbon footprint.

One Hooper’s Court is an outstanding example of a vibrant workplace of the future, designed with well being for the environment and staff in mind. Its state-of-the art building, facilities and transport links make it the ideal home for progressive businesses of the future.