Robinsons Land Corporation marked another milestone with the topping-off of Tera Tower, situated at intervals an eight-hectare master-planned development in Quezon City.
To be completed by the third quarter of 2015, the 20-story prime office building can become the primary green office building within the QC development. it'll comprise of ground floor restaurants and outlets, generous variety of parking floors, and fifteen floors of workplace house for lease.
RLC is Euromoneys Overall Best Managed Company within the Philippines for 2013 and 2014.
Located on Ortigas Avenue and E. Rodriguez Jr. Ave. (C-5), it's expected to be a model in terms of eco-friendly style and construction and the way these promote the well-being of the buildings occupants and also the setting.
Tera Tower is aiming for Leadership in Energy and Environmental style (LEED) Gold certification for Core & Shell underneath the U.S. green Building Councils LEED green building program. This globally recognized system rates buildings in areas like energy and water potency, indoor air quality and usage of renewable materials.
Among the amount of certification, a gold rating is graded because the second highest level.
RLC is happy with Tera Towers distinguished green attributes that contribute to a property future through cost-effective and energy-saving inexperienced buildings.
Double glazed glass windows
Large windows with double glazed low emissivity glass enable natural light into the building whereas obstruction out noise and warmth.
Thus, it decreases the utilization of air-conditioning and workplace lighting, ensuing to energy savings for the tenant.
Because of this, staff are ready to fancy views of the skyline, ample natural light and a cool and quiet work contributive for achieving efficient output.
A rooftop garden consisting of non-invasive plants helps cut back the warmth island result - that is typically intimate with in cities due to the heat-inducing properties of cement and lack of vegetation.
The green roof will reduce the assembly of pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. The buildings garden has also been designed to gather rain that may be harvested in a very special tank which is able to be accustomed irrigate the plants of the building situated at the bottom floor, sixth floor and roof deck.
Energy and water conservation
Tera can use an economical and energy-saving air-con system referred to as the VRF (variable refrigerant flow) whereby a space are often cooled one by one rather than the building as whole as in other typical business areas. this provides tenants flexibility to manage their aircon usage creating it a lot of economical.
The refrigerant utilized in this method isn't harmful to the layer. Moreover, tera Tower options energy-efficient crystal rectifier lights within the common areas likewise as water fixtures that contribute to a minimum of 20 % reduction of water consumption.
To lessen the carbon footprint - the quantity of greenhouse gases from fuel emitted in an activity - RLC is use construction waste and sourcing substantial materials domestically. Adhering to the LEED customary, tera are mistreatment paints and sealants whose ingredients won't cause damage to the setting.
Studies have shown that except for increasing productivity, improved interiors may save firms and staff plenty of cash from reduced respiratory diseases, asthma, allergies and sick building syndrome.
Efficient building plan
Tera Tower is meant for space-efficiency having an oversized typical workplace floor plate of regarding a pair of,250 sqm which might well accommodate a lot of occupants and modify sander work flow for the staff. There ar six high-speed elevators, one parking elevator and one freight elevator.
Moreover, the building features a 100% back-up generator and an additional generator, or what are often referred to as N+1, that is over enough to power the complete building.
Tera Tower is made to encourage a healthy and active life style. To encourage the individuals to bike to figure rather than driving, bicycle racks and showers are provided. the placement itself is accessible to public transportation and is at intervals shut proximity to the Ortigas Central city district.
Considering of these, a inexperienced building won't solely be run a lot of with efficiency at a lower value however it also can give healthier offices to boost the productivity of its staff.