WBA Panama: Designing for Green
Date: December 11, 2015
WBA Panama knows how to build green. Recently the project for the 3rd building in Panama Pacifico International Business Park was featured in the Onxy Solar Professional Experience Book. Onyx is the manufacturer of the photovoltaic panels that are going to cover the canopy at the entrance of the building and the magazine is made by them to showcase their projects around the world.
Building 3855 in Panama Pacifico is currently under construction. This seven-storey structure (157,000 sqf) is expected to be the first LEED – CS CERTIFIED building in the International Business Park (IBP) at Panama Pacifico. The IPB has two other LEED CERTIFIED commercial interior projects completed: WBA Panama Offices and Banco General Panama Pacifico Branch, both of them designed by WBA Panama.
The building features: Highly efficient central HVAC, recycling program, high performance envelope by using double skin façade and high performance windows, photovoltaic panels, recovering water for landscape irrigation system from HVAC equipment and lighting system with LED luminaires and presence control in special areas.