Project profile: Headquarters electrical improvement
System upgrades for a 16-story office building will help reduce electrical costs.
Project name: Chrysler Mexico headquarters, office electrical improvement
Project type: System overhaul (mechanical, fire protection systems upgrade)
Engineering Firm: A&R Contruccion Sustentable y Mantenimiento
Building type: Data center/office building
Location: Cuauhtemoc, Mexico
Timeline: May 2014 – December 2014
This project is a system upgrade for a 16-story building with 7 parking areas, data centers, waste water treatment plant, and green areas. Phase one upgrade includes major electrical substations improvement, indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures, and LED technology installation. Studies on electrical sustainability are conducted for future Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Phase two of the project will be focusing on HVAC and civil engineering improvement.
The overall goal of the project is to reduce electrical cost by 30%.