SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT: Sustainability management includes determination and application of the strategies that required for corporations and individuals to perform their functions with respect for the environment and without making any concessions in quality.
Altensis is the first sustainability management company in Turkey that provides service on this area.
Services that Altensis provides are briefly described below:
LEED Certificate Consultancy: The management of the LEED evaluation process of the new constructions and existing buildings at all points by the internationally experienced and accredited LEED AP’s (LEED Experts) in Altensis and the required engineering, coordination and consultancy services in this context can be completed successfully.
BREEAM Certificate Consultancy: Altensis provides supervision, consultancy and engineering services by accredited BREEAM assessors for the evaluation process of a BREEAM certificate in new construction buildings.
EDGE Certificate Consultancy: Altensis, as a leader company in sustainability management, provides premium services for projects that aim to achieve EDGE certification.
ENVISION Consultancy Services: Altensis provides Envision Engineering and Consultancy servies by providing know- how and experience with its team of accredited Envision SP’s (Sustainability Providers).
WELL Certificate Consultancy: Altensis provides consulting services for projects that intend to achieve WELL Certification that focuses on human health and well-being.
Green Building Due Diligence: It is the service of examination and determination of how green a new or existing building is with all necessary criteria such as energy efficiency, water efficiency, resident health and comfort of the building, daylight, waste management, transportation etc. by using the international green building certificate systems and standards.
Zero Energy Homes : Altensis accomplishes the design and construction of the special houses with zero net energy consumption and zero carbon emissions annually.
Energy Management: Altensis experts provide detailed services on the processes of continuous monitoring and reporting of energy costs of buildings and identification of their energy saving potential by analysis of worldwide trends in energy use and efficiency.
Energy Audits / EIP: Altensis performs detailed studies and apply measurements in order to define the factors which create inefficiencies in the building and also works on formation of special efficiency improvement projects (EIP) with financing plan and implementation details.
Energy Modeling: Altensis offers a computer simulation based energy modeling service that calculates buildings’ annual or monthly energy expenses. Optimizations are carried out in design stage for the new buildings and before the renovations for the existing buildings according to these calculations. Energy modeling is an important element in Green Building Design.
Commissioning: The analysis, detailed performance tests and continuous monitoring according to different design scenarios that will minimize the future maintenance, repair and operating costs of the building systems which consume or produce energy are offered by Altensis.
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC): Arrangement of EPC (Energy Performance Certicate) according to EPB (The regulations of the Energy Performance in Buildings published by ‘Ministry of Public Works’ of Turkey) is accomplished by Altensis solution partners. www.enerjikimlikbelgesi.com
Corporate Carbon Footprint Measurement and Reporting
Carbon Management: After the calculation of the current situation of the carbon emissions that resulted from the activities of the organization in corporate level and tracking the new data about them; Altensis analyze the work periods of the organization and determinate goals and precautions for emission reduction. Altensis also provides assistance for carbon neutralization/offsetting according to international standards by ‘GoldStandard’ projects where precautions are noneffective for reduction.
QuickCarbon Tool: QuickCarbon is a web-based carbon footprint calculator and carbon management software that provides comprehensive and affordable carbon accounting and management solutions. It helps organizations of all levels to measure, track, report and manage their carbon footprints. You can visit the website www.quickcarbon.com for detailed information.
Sustainability Strategy : The determination of the environmental, social, ethical and managerial risks about sustainability and protection of the company’s financial sustainability by converting threats into opportunities.
Sustainability Performance Management: Analysis of the three dimensions of sustainability (social-economical-environmental) in all of the operations and the supply chain in organizations is necessary to gain advantage of the sustainability. Altensis provides help for the identification of indicators –one of the tools of performance management- and integration them into quality management systems.
Sustainability Reporting: An application for the performance of the corporation about measurement, explanation and responsibility for the stakeholders according to the corporate sustainability development plan.
Carbon Management and Offsetting: After the calculation of the current situation of the carbon emissions that resulted from the activities of the organization in corporate level and tracking the new data about them; Altensis analyze the work periods of the organization and determinate goals and precautions for emission reduction. Altensis also provides assistance for carbon neutralization/offsetting according to international standards by ‘GoldStandard’ projects where precautions are noneffective for reduction.
Sustainability Trainings: Altensis organizes general and exclusive training programs on sustainability such as; overall sustainability, product sustainability, climate change, carbon footprint, integrated waste management etc.
EPD-Environmental Product Declaration: Altensis provides support for the calculation and determination of the environmental performance of a product or a service; based on the parameters and the predetermined categories defined by ISO 14040 and according to ISO 14025 , with Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) method . Altensis also assists for preparing of the declaration and the management of the third-party verification process.
LCA – Life-Cycle Assessment: The analysis of the impact on the environment of the production and utilization activities for the application of innovation management and/or scenario modeling in eco-product design considering the phases of the product during its life cycle (the time from its manufacture to its recycling or disposal) based on ISO 14040 is one of the services Altensis provides.
Product Carbon Footprint: Altensis can calculate Life-cycle Assessment (LCA) evaluating all environmental impacts or as ‘’Product Carbon Footprint’’ considering only carbon emissions of the product according to the needs of the corporation. Product Carbon Footprint analysis is based on ISO 14067 which is currently released as a draft. ISO 14067 draft standard is consistent with ISO 14040/44 series and ISO 14025, but focused on climate change.
Self-declarations: Process of preparation of the original statements and applying the relevant calculations. have been calculated and made relevant. For example, recycled content (recycled content) statements which is one of the statements asked for green building certifications.
Acoustic Consultancy: Altensis offers design, measurement and consultancy services for the new and existing buildings on acoustics which is becoming very essential in today’s projects.
Feasibility Studies : Altensis provides specific research on alternative energy technologies (wind, sun, jeothermal, cogeneration etc.) for the projects. Also can provide detailed and objective feasibility studies and suggestion reports.
Project Management: Altensis offers services such as market research for alternative energy projects, preparation of contracts and application management.
Design Builder: Advanced energy simulation program Design Builder’s Turkey sales and technical support services are provided by Altensis.