Novartis

The prestigious new Novartis Head Office in Waterfall Estate, Midrand, achieved its LEED Gold certification in April 2015, proving just how innovative engineers can think.


Location

  • Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Client

  • Aevitas

Project Status

  • Completed in 2015

Awards

  • LEED Gold certification
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Novartis' new Head Office

Novartis is a leading global healthcare Swiss company that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide, and a trusted leader in changing the practice of medicine. This building boasts a state-of-the-art air-conditioning and ventilation system that incorporates a partial ice storage system, a hot water storage system, and impressive photovoltaic arrays on the roof.

Office space
8 300m² 8 300m²

The new Novatis Head Office in Waterfall Estate achieved its LEED Gold certification in April 2015, proving just how sustainable this thermal ice storage project really is. WSP's mechanical team completed the design of the air-conditioning and ventilation and BMS system for this project. 

The professional design team was faced with many challenges in the field of reducing the electricity energy demand and time constraints. 

Novartis scored 60 points, qualifying it for a Gold LEED rating.