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The World Trade Center, Colombo Installs High Efficient Chillers for Sustainability

Oddly Gihan on October 14, 2021

The World Trade Center, Colombo, Sri Lanka’s best business address, installed the most advanced technology Water Cooled Centrifugal Chillers with extremely high operational efficiency to improve the HVAC System.

 

The HVAC System of WTC Colombo comprises 3 numbers of 900 TR chillers, 2 numbers of 800 TR chillers and 1 number of 400TR chiller. The recently installed Chillers are operated with low Ozone Depletion/Global Warming Potential Next Generation Refrigerant R- 514a; resulting in high chiller efficiency and energy savings. Furthermore, the chillers will substantially reduce CO2 emissions, and improve the energy efficiency of the building.

 

WTC Colombo is the first and only Commercial Building in Sri Lanka to have received ISO 50001: 2018 Energy Management System Certification. Over the past years WTC Colombo has received numerous awards and accolades for its commitment to sustainable operations and energy management, including the Gold Flame award by the Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority as the most energy efficient commercial building. The WTC was also conferred the Gold Rating by the Green Building Council in Sri Lanka.

 

Renowned as an iconic building in the Colombo skyline, the twin towers of WTC Colombo consist of 39 floors each housing over 750,000 sqft of prime office space in the Central Business District. The World Trade Center Colombo is the exclusive license holder for the global trademarks “World Trade Center” and “WTC” owned by the World Trade Centers Association- a distinguished global brand facilitating global trade with its influential network of over 325 World Trade Centers across 100 countries.

 

WTC Colombo was established 24 years ago in Sri Lanka under the patronage of Mr. S P Tao, the former Chairman of Overseas Realty (Ceylon) PLC.— the owner, developer, and manager of the building. Since its inception, WTC Colombo has remained Colombo’s most coveted commercial landmark, as well as the most sought-after business address hosting the largest business-to-business network under one roof.