Amman , Jordan

The Higher Council for Science and Technology (HCST)

Governmental office building

Description

This project is an environmental/green building that uses renewable energy technologies to generate electricity from solar energy, utilises geothermal energy for heating, cooling and water heating, and uses LED lighting technology.

Project info

Construction phase
Refurbishment
Building type
Non-residential building
Detailed building type
Office
Net floor area
6000 m2
Land plot size
1200 m2
Stories
5 stories
Construction type
Concrete
Original construction year of the building
1987
Project contact
Eng. Nidal Abdallah
Contact email address
nidal.abdallah@rss.jo

Project team

Developer(s)/owner(s)
The Higher Council for Science and Technology (HCST)
Energy efficiency consultant(s)
Royal Scientific Society / National Energy Research Center
HVAC consultant(s)
Royal Scientific Society / National Energy Research Center

Building Rating and Certifications systems

Rating and certifications systems
Not applicable

Building Envelope

Roof

Roof type
Flat roof

Technical Building Systems

Space cooling system

Primary space cooling system
Geothermal Energy (Ground Source Heat Pump)

Space heating system

Primary Space heating system
Heat Pump (ground source)

Water heater system

Primary water heater system
Combi system (system provides space heat & hot water)
Description
Geothermal Energy (Ground Source Heat Pump)

Lighting system

Primary lighting system
LED (Light emitting diode lamps)

Photovoltaics

Capacity
52 kWp