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POLAND Warsaw Unit Well protected

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The Warsaw Unit office building, which has been developed by Ghelamco, has obtained a Well Health-Safety Rating certificate.

The certification confirms that the procedures implemented in the building, which include the regular inspection of its key systems (e.g. the ventilation and plumbing) have a positive impact on reducing the risk of the spread of Covid-19, among other health hazards. Ghelamco, together with scientists from the Warsaw University of Technology, has installed UV lamps in the lifts and the building's air conditioning system to disinfect the space and air, ensuring maximum sterility. In 'pandemic mode', the air conditioning system can only run on fresh air. The building's water quality is also subject to regular lab tests, while a network of filters and sensors monitor the air quality, ensuring that the interiors of the building remain smog-free.

Employees of the complex are informed about all related procedures via a mobile app, which forms part of the Signal OS building operating system, developed by Ghelamco. The app can also be used to grant access and invite guests, preventing uninvited people from entering the building.

The comfort and health of the users of our investments are our priority. Our buildings are equipped with state-of-the-art technology developed in cooperation with the scientific community.
Jarosław Zagórski, the sales and development director of Ghelamco Poland

The 45-storey Warsaw Unit, which has also received Green Building Standard and BREEAM certification, was completed in Warsaw's Wola-Centrum business district in Q2 2021 and contains 57,000 sqm of leasable space. It was designed by Polish-Belgian Pracownia Architektury Projekt and is managed by CBRE, which also has its Polish head office in the building. Other tenants include insurance company Warta, which occupies 13 floors.

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