Manila Standard: NEO buildings get 5-star certification

Posted on February 19, 2021

Green office developer NEO achieved clean energy citations, including net zero carbon energy, with 5-star certifications under the Advancing Net Zero Philippines program that verifies a development’s net emissions.

Net Zero energy is defined as “the conservation and optimization of the energy use in projects, and the use of the renewable energy for the project’s remaining operational energy demand.”

Aboitiz Power Corp. powered NEO’s entire portfolio of renewable energy.

NEO chief executive Raymond Rufino expressed the group’s firm resolve to continue its climate conservation measures.

“The severity of our current climate crisis requires a commensurate response and commitment from real estate owners, developers, and managers: net zero. This is a difficult and ambitious commitment for NEO as we are a real estate company based in an emerging market. However, we firmly believe that we can and must play our part in this global collective effort,” Rufino said

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