DWNTWN / Baltisse – Technical due diligence & circular economy Victoria Tower
DWNTWN – Baltisse – 51N4E – CES – CSD – De Fonseca – SuReal

The Victoria Regina Tower opened in 1978 as the Belgian office of the American IT pioneer IBM. The building has 22 floors, with 25,000 square metres of office space. The new owners are redeveloping the building while respecting the existing architecture. SuReal has been appointed to carry out due diligence on the technical concept and to assist the design team in the area of circular economy (material passports, several life cycle analyses, …).

DCB – Duurzaamheidsmeter Wijken
DCB – SuReal – GML Estate – HUB – POLO

SuReal writes sustainability guidelines for the development of the project “Lageweg, Hoboken”, a brownfield development of 12,5ha of residences, school, commerce and offices.

Departement Omgeving -Electromobility – policy support
Departement Omgeving – 3E (main contractor)- SuReal – Stroohm – Volta

Last year the EC published the amended Directive on the energy performance of buildings and energy efficiency in which article 8 deals with electromobility. Departement Omgeving – the Flemish Department of Environment and Spatial Development – aims to gather the necessary insights and technical specifications to fully transpose the obligations of the Directive to a revised decree. Combining expertise, analysis and stakeholder input, SuReal defines a technical proposition for the charging infrastructure for EVs in and around buildings in that regard.

Barry Callebaut – BREEAM Outstanding certification
Barry Callebaut – SuReal – WDP – AAVO- Alheembouw – Istema

WDP needed support to achieve an energy-neutral and sustainable new distribution center with offices for Barry Callebaut. For this building of 60.000m² BREEAM is used as a roadmap through the design of the project. SuReal is assisting the design team with detailed studies and guides the team in achieving a BREEAM Outstanding certification. Watch the video.

West8 / KAAN / POLO / Robbrecht&Daem – Design competitions

SuReal is currently working on several architectural and DBFM competitions all over the country.

We take up the role of “Sustainability Project Manager” guiding the entire team with aspects such as GRO, VIPA, Duurzaamheidsmeter, BREEAM. But also performing comfort, energy, LCA and water studies for several of the design options. More news on the outcome of these projects will follow soon.

CMB/RESLEA – Sustainability Manager for MCA
Tractebel – KCAP – Atelier Romain – Willemen – Spacewell – SuReal

On the former BP site in Hoboken, shipping company Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) is planning a Maritime Campus Antwerp (MCA), a new hotspot for innovative projects around the broad maritime industry. High sustainability ambitions are valid for the project, such as a BREEAM- and WELL-label .

As a sustainability manager, SuReal is responsible for wind- and solar-analysis, BREEAM- and WELL-certification, EPB-assessor and Circular Economy.

CORES Development – Due diligence / energy concept
Cores – SuReal

Cores needed support in the development and operation of the energy concept for a new project with over 100 residential units. SuReal conducts the due diligence around the financial aspects of the energy system and the related possibilities for ESCO-services. Furthermore, SuReal is performing energy concept studies for two other CORES residential projects of +200 dwellings each.

BOIC/COIB – Sustainability guidance for the Belgium House
BOIC/COIB – hub.brussels – SuReal

The Belgium House for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan will be a Belgian hospitality experience in a 350sqm construction at the Belgium Square, centrally located in Yotsuya, in front of the Embassy of Belgium in Tokyo.
SuReal is appointed for the role of Sustainability Expert, comfort studies and integration of renewable energy technologies.

Matexi – BREEAM guidance
Matexi – DMI – B2Ai – Ingenium – SuReal

In January 2018, the design & build team won the competition of the redevelopment of the site Leopoldskazerne. The proposition transforms the site to a sustainable neighbourhood, including a new headquarters for the Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, art studios, a hotel, a kindergarten and +/- 100 residential units. The project meets strict sustainable requirements such as a CO2 neutral Provinciehuis due to the high share of renewables on site and the green electricity bought by the Provincie.
SuReal is appointed by DMI and Matexi to deliver BREEAM guidance for the entire site. This involves working on various themes, including the economic impact of the site, the demographic needs and priorities, etc.

Group Van Vooren – Indoor air quality
Group Van Vooren (soil pollution & air quality measurement) – SuReal

In the South of Antwerp, critical levels of VOC are reached in certain dwellings due to soil pollution. As a result, the indoor air quality in the concerned buildings is severely reduced and there’s an increased risk of health issues. SuReal investigates and proposes a set of technical measures to improve indoor air quality.

Aquafin Jury member for a design contest
Aquafin – SuReal

The labs, offices and storage rooms of the Aquafin plant in Alost need a thorough update. Therefore Aquafin organised a design contest. SuReal is a member of the jury with a special focus on topics such as the circular economy, the energy efficiency and financial feasibility of the different designs.

Confidential client – Optimisation on EPB/PEB and renewable energy
Confidential client – SuReal

SuReal performed technical due diligence for a residential project in Alost and a mixed project (offices&residential) in Knokke. The designs were improved by optimising the self-consumption of PV-panels and by adapting window specs (glazing type and glazing-percentage).

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