'Co-op Kyosai Plaza' wins a prize


The headquarters “Co-op Kyosai Plaza” of the Japan CO-OP Insurance Consumers’ Cooperative Federation (JCIF) which was completed in May 2015 and owned by JCCU, has received Examination Committee Encouragement Prize at the “Large Building Category” of the 7th Sustainable Building Award sponsored by Institute for Building Environment and Energy Conservation (IBEC). The award ceremony was held on January 23, 2018.coop-kyosai-plaza.png

By honoring leading sustainable buildings that have remarkable results in reducing environmental impact, CO2 reduction and energy conservation modeling, the award aims to contribute to the creation of a sustainable society by improving and disseminating design, construction, operation management technology etc. The award was given based on the following appreciations:

  1. The green curtain on the balcony is extremely effective as an external sunshade
  2. to realize day-to-day energysaving to prepare for disaster
  3. adopting a heat source system that utilizes renewable energy such as solar heat
  4. adopting a ventilation system that automatically opens and closes according to the natural conditions of indoor and outdoor

In order to realize a sustainable society, JCCU and JCIF will continue to carry out projects that take into consideration the environment.