Under the modality for new constructions, the Distrito TEC-Biblioteca project obtained the LEED Certification in July 2018, satisfactorily approving a strict series of guidelines that integrate the best construction practices with the use of regional materials and / or content. recycling and the installation of efficient energy, hydraulic and air conditioning systems. It also addresses issues such as harmonious integration with the urban sprawl and the promotion of alternative transport to the private car for users. All this, developed from early stages of project design to the latest finishes, turning the Biblioteca TEC into a world-class study space.
On the other hand, this new study space was recognized this year as the Best Academic Library of the World 2018 in the Library Interior Design Awards, by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and the American Library Association (ALA).
The “Gold” level of the LEED Certification scale is the result of the excellent coordination of the work team of the institution, who, obtaining 70 points out of the 110 available, surpassed the “Certificate” and “Silver” levels with a wide advantage.
Por: Enrique Betancourt
Comunicación & Imagen
Bioconstrucción y Energía Alternativa, SA de CV
Tecnológico de Monterrey
LEED for New Construction. July 2018
- Water: 41% saving of potable water
- Energy: 48% energy reduction
- Materials: 35% have attributes of recycle content
- LEED Consulting
- Fundamental Commissioning
- Energy Modelling
- Management of certification process before GBCI