In Mall of Tripla, environmental issues are close to our hearts. The construction of Mall of Tripla has been awarded a platinum-level LEED environmental certificate. The energy efficiency rating is B and part of the roofs are green roofs. The electricity used in Mall of Tripla is produced with renewable energy sources.
Mall of Tripla was awarded the LEED Platinum-level certification, which is the highest level of international environmental certification. Obtaining the certification was in particular based on construction solutions that promote the energy efficiency of the shopping center and take into account the environment. Compared to similar new buildings in general, the shopping center consumes approximately 40% less energy and clean water. Energy efficiency saves not only the environment but also costs.
One criterion in the LEED assessment is the processing of stormwater. At Tripla, the stormwater system has been built so that stormwater is either absorbed in the ground or recycled, for example, for washing at the car wash. The green roof area constructed for additional greenery and attractiveness and in order to manage stormwater takes up approximately 40% of the entire roof area of Tripla. Furthermore, the cleanliness of the indoor air has been a key consideration. Carbon dioxide sensors are constantly measuring the quality of air to an exceptionally large extent throughout the shopping center.
In addition to the requirements of the LEED certification, Tripla has been constructed so that it complies with the requirements set by the City of Helsinki concerning sustainable development and the environment. For Mall of Tripla and City of Helsinki it is important to improve the facilities for pedestrian and bicycle traffic. Of all the shopping centers in Finland, Mall of Tripla has the highest number of bicycle parking spaces.
Ekopiste -recycling point is for Mall of Tripla’s customers. You can find the recycling point in P3 floor, where you can recycle metal, glass, plastic and cardboard free of charge.
In the 1st floor of Mall of Tripla next to the bottle recycling you can find a recycling point for small home appliances. In addition you can recycle ink containers, tubular lamps, batteries, eL-lamps and led-lamps.