DOUBLEDRAGON Properties Corp. on Friday said it received the Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) Gold certification for its DoubleDragon Plaza project in Pasay City.

“DoubleDragon Plaza is designed to have a lasting positive impact on its occupants while promoting renewable clean energy. DoubleDragon upholds a strong sense of corporate social responsibility and always endeavors to build sustainable eco-friendly structures that will blend well with the community and remain productive and relevant in the next 100 years,” Edgar J. Sia II, chairman of DoubleDragon, said in a statement.

LEED is a green building certification by the US Green Building Council (USGBC).

Located within DD Meridian Park, DoubleDragon Plaza has a 1,098 solar installation on its rooftop. The buildings use double-glazed glass windows, LED or natural lighting, and has three outdoor garden decks.

The first five office towers are fully leased out, and hosts 20,000 employees. This is still expected to grow to 50,000 by end of 2020, which is seen to fuel the customer base of its DoubleDragon Plaza has numerous restaurants such as Jollibee, Mang Inasal, Chowking, Burger King, J.Co Donuts, Tim Ho Wan, Gerry’s Grill and Islas Pinas. It also has MerryMart Grocery, 7-Eleven and Ministop. — Vincent Mariel P. Galang