Universitas Islam International Indonesia (UIII) or Indonesian International Islamic University (IIIU) is a newly established graduate institution that provides seven schools and offers various academic programs focusing on the study of Islam and the Muslim world. The Library building (Gedung Perpustakaan) symbolizes knowledge, culture and civilization and has achieved preliminary EDGE certification. The Library building has eight floors with a total area of 18,127.62 m2 for a capacity of 1,000 visitors, designed with the concept of a world-class college library.
The dry system facade uses prefabricated marble tile and low-e glass. This building has skylights to maximize daylight so that it can reduce the use of lights during the day. A variable refrigerant volume cooling system and energy-saving lighting were installed to reduce energy use. Recycling water for toilet flushing and water-efficient plumbing fixtures were installed to improve the water savings.
UIII has received an EDGE Preliminary certificate from Green Building Council Indonesia.
Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification
Less Embodied Energy in Materials
Reduced window to wall ratio, insulation of roof, insulation of external walls, low-e coated glass, energy saving light bulbs for internal spaces.
Efficient flush for water closets for all bathrooms, water efficient urinals, water efficient faucets for kitchen sinks.
Floor Slabs In-Situ Reinforced Concrete Slab Roof Construction – In-Situ Reinforced Concrete Slab Roof – Curtain wall opaque External Walls – Autoclave Aerated Concrete Blocks Internal Walls – Stone Blocks Internal Walls.
*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.