Building in the port

Sustainable building practices save energy, water and materials. Moreover, a sustainable and smartly built company creates a pleasant and efficient working environment for employees. If you opt for a renovation, you choose to reuse space, meaning your company does not occupy more of the already scarce open space.

New-builds and renovations of buildings in the port must fulfil several conditions. You can find further information about the compulsory building process and the applicable rules in this handy compendium. This information will help you develop a sustainable business. You will know which interventions and preliminary studies are mandatory, so your company can develop in harmony with the living environment and the nature around it. 

Sustainable choices have financial implications (in the short term). That is why subsidies are available for sustainable building and renovation projects. You can find further information about this on the VLAIO website.

Besides the regulatory requirements, your company can also obtain sustainability certification, taking sustainable building one step further. These quality labels are widely appreciated and enhance your company’s reputation. BREEAM certification is recognised around the world.

Request advice from these specialists:

  •  ECTP, European Construction Technology Platform of the building industry

Sustainable Development Goals Port of Antwerp

Countdown to the Sustainability Award 2018 election

Ashland Specialities Belgium, BASF and CMB have been nominated for the Sustainability Award 2018. The jury chose these projects from 17 entries. The winner will be announced 29 November 29.