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HSBC data centre gets new BREEAM standard

HSBC new London Data Centre is the first company to achieve an excellent rating under BRE’s new design and procurement tool.

The new design and procurement rating was introduced in to BRE environmental assessment measurement at the start of August.

HSBC said in a statement that sustainability had been its key driver in the design and equipment procurement process and had been work into the whole life cycle of the building.

The building is due to be completed at the start of 2009 and is the first of three new HSBC data centres in the UK.