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Campus Tigo receives LEED Platinum category

Campus Tigo, the modern headquarters of the Tigo El Salvador company, received LEED Platinum accreditation, the highest international certification granted by the U. S. Green Bulding Council (USGBC), considered the world’s leading institution in sustainable construction trends.


The LEED (Environmental Energy Design) certification identifies Vía del Corso – Campus Tigo as an example of sustainability when it comes to the transformation of the construction industry.


“For us it is a huge pride to have obtained with the highest score in its category for all of Central America, it puts us at the top of sustainable developments in the region and that fills us with pride,” said Guiseppe Angelucci, president of the developer. Tuscania Corporate and Business Park (TCBP).


Campus Tigo receives platinum certification under the LEED 2009 core and with the highest score in the region receiving 86 points under the shell development rating system.


“We do not do it for a certification or for a score, we do it because there is a conviction that this will make a better world,” said Angelucci, referring to the effort made by the entire team of men and women who worked to achieve that category.


The award-winning corporate headquarters of Tigo El Salvador is located in Vía del Corso at kilometer 16.5 of the highway to Puerto de la Libertad, in the municipality of Zaragoza, and is considered the first sustainable building in El Salvador .


Campus Tigo meets the requirements of having natural lighting, clean air conditioning, natural ventilation, 60% waterproofed heat island effect, access to transport, connectivity, proximity and prioritizes the use of green vehicles (powered by alternative and electric fuels ).


The construction of the building was based on an environmental master plan that has made it possible to reduce the consumption of drinking water in interior areas and the reuse of rainwater by 43.6%, which represents a saving of $ 43,858 per year and a 100% reuse of the drinking water in outdoor areas.