Gateway West

LEED Commissioning

The Gateway Offices, developed 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 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. Ecolution performed the LEED commissioning process as per Ashrae 0-2005.

Client Name: Attacq / Attebury
Project Location: Waterfall City, Midrand
GLA: 13,611m² 
Commissioning type: LEED 2009 – Fundamental 
Certification Targeted: LEED Gold
Modelled % Improvement: 26%
Predicted water use reduction: 40%

Project Details

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