Energy efficiency at the World Trade Center in Montevideo

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07.05.2021

"WiloLATAM ensures the supply of chilled water for the air conditioning system of the tallest building in the Uruguayan capital."

Montevideo, Uruguay. WiloLATAM is still a reference! German technology expert Wilo has equipped the World Trade Center in Montevideo, Uruguayan capital, with high efficiency pumps, thus contributing to the building's environmental efficiency.

Located in the Zona Barrio del Buceo, the tower is not only a first quality building considering international building standards but is also the tallest building in the city. With a height of 122 meters it was a special challenge to guaranteethe central isthema of ice water generation for feeding "fan-coils" type conditioners. The proposal that finally convinced the customer to provide a comprehensive solution consisting of: 30 pumps, 10 external frequency drives, 3 controllers and 22 Wilo diffusers. Gracias to the correct selection of pumps, it was possible to optimize the consumption of electrical energy.

"The World Trade Center is a green building, certified by LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design), internationally recognized certification for sustainable buildings. Therefore, or notof our main requirements were to provide high efficiency pumps to ensure compliance with LEED criteria," says Facundo Rojo, Development Manager of Commercial Building Services, Wilo Argentina.

The project was managed from Wilo Argentina together with its main distributor, Noaler Pumps, part of the CIR Group. Your help was critical to ensuring success in this project. "We thank the entire Noaler Pumps team for their efforts and dedication to achieving this success together."

Virtual Assistance

Wilo LATAM's technical service accompanies its customers at all stages of a project, from design and configuration to commissioning and maintenance.

"Due to current travel restrictions, we had to find a digital solution to accompany our customer during commissioning. The solution was the Wilo-Live Assistant, which ensured fast and instant support and interactive support through our app," says Facundo Rojo

Cooperation in the Americas

The Wilo Group is present in more than 90 countries around the world and currently manufactures pumps and pumping systems in 16 production centers in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. "The factory in the United States played a very important role in the success of the project. Wilo USA was responsible for the provision of the diffusers and in this way give it a comprehensive solution," Facundo Rojo continued.

With this project, Wilo ensures efficient and safe use of water in the World Trade Center building. "Our teams proved, once again, to live up to the project."