BETEK (RMI) RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

GOSB - İZMİT

Client

BETEK BOYA VE KİMYA SAN. A.Ş.

Total Area

5.000

Scope

ARCHITECTURAL and ENGINEERING PROJECTS, PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Completion Year

2006

Info

IN BETEK R&D CENTER, WHICH HAS BEEN DESIGNED FOR COLLABORATING WITH UNIVERSITIES AND CONDUCTING INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, TEST ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE PERFORMANCE AND RESISTANCE OF PAINT, COATING-HEATING INSULATION SYSTEMS ARE CARRIED OUT AND TRAINING SERVICES ARE PROVIDED. THE HEATING AND COOLING ENERGY OF THE RMI BUILDING, WHICH IS A FIRST IN TURKEY, AND WHICH ATTACHES PARTICULAR IMPORTANCE TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY, IS SUPPLIED FROM THE GEOTHERMIC SYSTEM. THE PROJECT WAS AWARDED GRAND PRIZE IN THE PROJECT COMPETITION ORGANIZED BY EU ENERGY COMMISSION. IT ACHIEVED THE SUCCESS OF BEING THE  “FIRST BUILDING” TO RECEIVE GREEN BUILDING STATUS FROM THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION, JOINT RESEARCH CENTER (JRC) RENEWABLE ENERGY DEPARTMENT.