PwC Tower

LEED Comissioning as per Ashrae 0-2005

Client Name: Attacq / Attebury

Project Status: In progress

Project Location: Waterfall City, Midrand

GLA: 13,611m² 

Commissioning type: LEED 2009 – Fundamental 

Certification Targetted: LEED Silver

Modelled % Improvement: More than 20%

Predicted water use reduction: 34%

The 26-story PwC headquarters building in Waterfall City has been designed by LYT Architecture and is being developed by Atterbury. The R1.5 billion high-rise comprises of 40 000sqm offices, and is designed to house 3 500 PwC employees.

Project Features:

  • High performance facade and envelope
  • Energy efficient HVAC system and controls
  • Efficient lighting with occupancy and daylight controls
  • Highly efficient hot water system 
  • Water efficient fittings
  • Alternative transport connectivity 
  • Bicycle and shower facilities

As LEED Commissioning agent (CxA) for this LEED Silver project we subjected the following systems to the fundamental commissioning process, as per ASHRAE 0-2005:

  • HVAC&R systems
  • Lighting and controls 
  • Hot water systems
  • Building envelope
  • Renewable energy systems
  • Water conservation systems with pumps