CENTRO reduces water consumption, as compared to a traditional building, it saves 87.5%.
LEED Platinum is a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of green buildings, homes and communities. The Platinum is the highest of four levels. CENTRO has the only campus with LEED Platinum certification.
CENTRO uses innovative technologies in water management. The building captures and treats rainwater and residual water, which is used for irrigation, toilets and urinals.
CENTRO reduces energy consumption, as compared to a traditional building, it saves 25%.
CENTRO saves energy thanks to a system of photovoltaic panels which generate 13% of the total energy of the building.
CENTRO takes full advantage of natural lighting and outward views; Has at least 87% of the spaces regularly occupied with natural lighting and 95% with exterior views.
CENTRO reduces the effect of heat island with vegetation on its roofs that absorbs the heat of the sun to keep the building cold.
CENTRO promotes responsible forest management; In the construction wood was used certified under the principles of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
CENTRO used 43% of materials from nearby areas to stimulate the local economy and reduce costs associated with the transportation of materials such as steel, concrete, glass, aluminum, plasterboard, fiberglass and paints.
CENTRO promotes indoor air quality and establishes NO SMOKING policies in the building.
CENTRO reduces the pollutants generated by the car, including preferential boxes for low emission cars and drawers for those users that encourage shared transportation.
CENTRO encourages the use of the bicycle as a means of transport; The building has 231 safe bicycle racks.
CENTRO sent 80% of the garbage generated during construction, to recycling centers.