- 15 June 2021
- Posted by: eyath-news
- Category: All News
The contract was signed today with the contractor for the upgrade of the historic administration building of EYATH in Egnatia St. 127 , while the works for the transfer of the administrative services to the building on Tsimiski St. 91 have already been completed.
The “lifting” of the Egnatia St. building, which will begin in early July, was undertaken, after an open tender, by the company “Sidirodromika Erga ATE”, it has a budget of 3.76 million euros (excluding VAT) and a total execution deadline of eighteen months from now. At that point, a model building is expected to be delivered in the center of Thessaloniki, which will combine high energy and environmental performance with a special architectural style. It will be, as foreseen, a building of almost zero energy consumption (energy class A +), with LED lighting, provisions for the disabled, modern automation and control systems, while it will be able to house about 100 employees.
“The renovation of our building in Egnatia St. is the most obvious part of our investment program, which runs through the sustainable, environmental orientation. We intend to deliver, in 2023, to the employees and the people of Thessaloniki an office building of almost zero energy consumption, which will ensure economic efficiency, security, quality of life for its residents and better environmental quality. A model building for the region “, pointed out the chairman of EYATH – AUTh professor specializing in energy systems, Agis Papadopoulos.
“Our timetable is strictly adhered to. The upgrade of the Egnatia St. building, a construction that does not meet the modern anti-seismic and energy regulations, is a substantial project for the employees and a symbolic project for how we all want to see DEKO in our country “, added the CEO, Anthimos Amanatidis.
The crust of the building will resemble the original construction of the ’70s and will combine sandblasted glass with translucent glass movable blinds for even lighting and parallel sun protection.
The stores for customer service in Angelaki St. and Vardari will continue to operate normally.