British Institute // Santiago de Surco

Education + Culture

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Lima

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Peru

Type: Education + Culture
Area: 7,589 m² // 81,687 ft²
Services:
Sustainability
Description

SUMAC carried out the diagnosis of the interior environmental quality and energy efficiency of the Santiago de Surco headquarters of the British Institute; the diagnosis consisted of a comparison with the most prestigious international standards regarding indoor environmental quality and energy efficiency. After the previous observations, the complete installation of the mechanical injection system of fresh air to the educational center was implemented and supervised to improve the indoor environmental quality.

The diagnosis was based on the elaboration of comparative tables with respect to various standards of environmental quality and energy efficiency, an energy modeling was carried out and a detailed analysis of the Peruvian standards that every educational center must include. The implementation of the mechanical fresh air injection system was based on a design according to the site infrastructure and mechanical design standards; the entire installation of the entire system was supervised, concluding the work within the established deadlines with great efficiency.