GOALS FOR 2021:
Goal: Modernization of the ventilation devices (goal postponed from 2020 due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic), including ventilation cabinets, aiming to bring energy savings of up to 400MWh per year.
Last year, in order to optimize energy consumption, several parallel projects were carried out in Agora's headquarters at Czerska street in Warsaw, which, while reducing the negative impact on the natural environment, also have a positive effect on the comfort of people working in the office.
The first one was the replacement of fans in the cabinets air-conditioning the surfaces of the building. From 2022, this change is to bring about a multiple reduction in electricity consumption (400MWh) each year and a related reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (by approx. 280 Mg CO2e per year).
The fan replacement project has opened a way to the modification of the BMS (Building Management System), the aim of which is to manage ventilation, air conditioning and heating systems in such a way as to precisely adapt to the needs of users working in a given zone of the building. The system is to analyze air quality, including temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide level in order to provide air of a quality that ensures appropriate working conditions, depending on the number of people present in a given zone of the building. At the same time, it will reduce the demand for electricity, thermal energy and cooling and will reduce the negative impact on the natural environment. The BMS modernization project is in the test pilot phase, the purpose of which is to check in a part of the building whether the project meets the assumed requirements. After the positive effects of the pilot project are achieved - in 2022 this project is planned to be implemented in stages throughout the building in order to minimize the impact of the works on the functioning of the building and the people working in it.
The third project carried out in Agora was a modernization of the heat substation, which was completed in autumn 2021. The project was aimed at replacing key components and increasing the energy efficiency of the heating system.
Goal: Actions aimed at reducing water consumption – continuation of the replacement of taps operating on the photocell in the Warsaw headquarters of Agora S.A.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the transition of a large part of the company's team to remote work, the project of replacing the taps was not implemented. The implementation of this task will be continued in 2022.
GOALS FOR 2022: