A Granada-based business centre reduces its energy consumption by 43%

Manantia Eco Business Centre, situated in the Cortijo del Conde Business Park in Granada is the first business centre in the city to have an A+ energy certification. Its primary objective is to offer an ideal working environment to generate synergies between companies that share a commitment to innovation, energy efficiency and sustainability, allowing the promotion of joint projects. The Manantia Eco Business Centre developed its facilities with the aim of achieving maximum comfort, flexibility and respect for the environment.

Manantia Eco Business Centre is the first business centre in Granada to have an A+ energy rating. Metayllón Energy Experts, a company affiliated to Schneider Electric’s EcoXpert network, has implemented an energy efficiency solution based on an integrated control and regulation system that uses KNX technology.

The building benefits from natural light in all areas, radiant floor heating, a water recycling system, high speed internet access, integrated security solutions to guard against intruders and fires, video surveillance and the centralised control and monitoring of all installations. As a result of the solutions implemented, since the building was commissioned it has achieved a reduction of 43% in its energy consumption per square metre compared to previous statistics from the companies based there. Worth mention is that by maximising the building’s energy efficiency, the highest standards of comfort and satisfaction for the users of the building is being maintained. Read more…

Article published in: FuturENERGY May 2015