In a rating tool like Green Star, how can one compare the relative benefits of widely dissimilar sustainability initiatives? And especially in the category of Indoor Environment Quality, how do we assess intangible or practically immeasurable benefits? One possible approach for the next generation of rating tools is to apply the concept of ‘Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs’ to the indoor environment.
WMP2 was the first building in the tropics to be recognised with a 6-Star Green Star rating, and one of a select few projects to have achieved ‘triple six’ ratings. As an ‘integrated fitout’ project; as a model of flexible open-plan government office accommodation, and accommodating emergency services; the project required a high standard of electrical services design beyond the norm.