HDI Offices is an office building located in the city of León, Guanajuato, Mexico. The building was developed by HDI, an insurance company that belongs to the Talanx Group, one of the largest companies in Germany.
HDI Offices has received a Preliminary EDGE Certificate from GBCI.
Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification
Less Embodied Energy in Materials
Reflective paint/tiles for roof, external shading devices, higher thermal performance glass, air conditioning with air cooled screw chiller, variable frequency drives in AHUs, energy-saving light bulbs – internal spaces and external spaces.
Low-flow faucets in bathrooms, efficient flush for water closets in all bathrooms, water-efficient urinals in all bathrooms and water-efficient faucets for kitchen sinks.
Internal walls – plasterboards on metal studs with insulation, and stone blocks, external walls – aluminium profile cladding, floor slabs – composite in-situ concrete and steel deck (permanent shuttering), roof construction – composite in-situ concrete and steel deck (permanent shuttering) and flooring – nylon carpets and vinyl flooring.
*Part of the energy efficiency percentage may be associated with virtual energy for comfort depending on the presence of heating and cooling systems. Note that virtual energy does not contribute savings to utility bills.