The King Hussein Business Park (KHBP) is strategically located adjacent to one of Amman’s busiest highways, offering easy access to downtown and other cities in the region.
The new KHBP infill project consists of five buildings with large shared two underground parking floors, from ground level up the project has five separate buildings, around 5,000 m2 each with six aboveground floors. They are constructed as Core and Shell structures and are leased mainly as offices for international and regional companies and two of the buildings are occupied by Al Hussein Technical University.
The new KHBP infill project was originally designed by Engicon- Praxis and developed by the Business Park Company. KHBP is expected to expand in the near future to meet the growing needs of the business sector in Amman. The King Hussein Business Park (KHBP) Infill project has received final EDGE certification from IFC and GBCI with the level EDGE Advanced.
Detailed building type
Net floor area
Original construction year of the building
Contact email address
Business park CO.
Energy efficiency consultant(s)
adaa, Sustainable Development Consultants
Building Rating and Certifications systems
Rating and certifications systems
Description of construction
The structure of the building is composite reinforced concrete shear walls, with external thermal insulation (50 mm Extruded Polystyrene) faced with mechanically fixed white color local stone. Window to Wall Ratio (WWE) is 34.77%.
Openings and windows
Overall u-value window
Technical Building Systems
Type of ventilation
Mechanical ventilation system without heat recovery
Basement Parking Levels: Fresh Air Fan with automatic backdraft damper is used, the middle area is ventilated by jet fans distributed all over the parking floor. Exhaust air is extracted by exhaust fans with fire dampers. The system is automatic.
Space cooling system
Primary space cooling system
Variable Refrigerant Flow system
Variable Refrigerant Flow system with COP of 3.20 is used for cooling and heating. Each office space is provided with ducted concealed indoor units and has an individual control room thermostat.
Space heating system
Variable Refrigerant Flow
Water heater system
Primary water heater system
Dedicated electric heater (dedicated = just hot water generation)
Primary lighting system
LED (Light emitting diode lamps)
All indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures in the project are energy efficient using LED technology.
Type of shading system installed
Static (fix) shading systems as part of the building architecture (e.g. Maschrabiyya, porch roofs, pergolas)