Inspections, testing, reporting and Green Star EBP Compliance
At Ecolution Consulting, we can provide several of the IEQ inspection, testing and reporting services as required for the Green Star South Africa Existing Building Performance IEQ credits, allowing your team to focus on the rest of the certification process.
Below is a list of the services on offer, but feel free to contact us to
customise it to your requirements:
Monitoring and control of indoor pollutants and thus help sustain the comfort and wellbeing of building occupants.
Indoor Air Quality Testing – 3 points
• Carbon monoxide (CO) levels measurements
• Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels measurements
• Reporting and corrective action plan
Operational practices that provide occupants with a high degree of lighting comfort by addressing discomfort caused by lighting flicker as well as excessive lighting levels.
Luminaire ballasts – 1 point
• Fluorescent ballast audit and reporting
• Magnetic ballast replacement program
Lighting comfort – 1 point
• Lux level measurements
• Lighting Comfort Report
Operational practices that monitor and maintain a high level of thermal comfort for building occupants.
Mechanically or Naturally Ventilated Spaces – 2 points
• Winter and summer temperature measurements
• High-level audit and reporting
• Thermal comfort survey
Innovation Challenge – 1 point
• Airspeed measurements in conjunction with temperature measurements
• PMV report
Assessment of building occupants’ satisfaction as it relates to comfort.
Occupant Satisfaction – 2 points
Develop, provide and assess occupant comfort survey, summarise results and provide corrective action plan.
Monitor acoustic comfort factors and strive to improve performance to ensure acoustic comfort for building occupants and minimize impact on surrounding buildings.
High-Level Acoustic Audit – 1 point
• Acoustic audit with measurements
• Audit report and corrective action plan
Recognize the introduction of naturally lit spaces which provide occupants in regularly occupied spaces with access to appropriate daylight and quality views for the activities being performed during the performance period.
Daylight Access and Glare Control – 1.5 points
• Lux level measurements
• Daylight Assess Report
• Glare control assessment and photographs with short report.
With over 6 years experience in green building, we have come to offer solutions which are holistic and result in far-reaching building and operational benefits. We integrate well into the processes of the project team, having worked on some of the top green building projects in the country. We always look for the most cost-effective ways of achieving your service whilst thinking long term to ensure our solutions are future-proofed. We are passionate and detail-driven, always willing to go the extra mile for our projects and clients.