On 29/November/2023, Kuala Lumpur added the latest landmark, The Exchange TRX Mall.
Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) has been the new financial district for a few years, however, there was a missing piece to this development previously that connected the whole development, on 29/November this year, The Exchange TRX Mall the GFA of 2.2million sqft, finally opens its door and filling in the biggest gap on the master development of TRX being the newest financial district for Kuala Lumpur
IEN involvement with Lendlease for The Exchange Mall dates back in 2015 - When IEN Consultants was appointed as green building consultants for the projects, with various simulations, ideas, and pioneer green building concepts overseen, and implemented over 8 years.
LEED® Certification - The Exchange TRX Mall currently stands as one of the largest retail malls in Malaysia to be certified under LEED® GOLD certification - green building certification scheme by USGBC - US Green Building Council.
Some notable list of the pioneer sustainability efforts implemented in The Exchange TRX retail mall:
10 acres of roof park including features like a forest walk, cave playground, water sensory fountain, and Malaysia Minangkabau-themed playground
Green Leasing with budgeted lighting power allowance to all tenants
Purposeful design and constructed skylights cover more than 80% of the common area to allow natural light and connectivity to the outside.
Proper design and constructed lighting system of the common area of total lighting power less than 7W/m2 but producing 200-300 lux level
The efficient lighting system at the carpark with a lighting power density of less than 1.6W/m2
Motion and daylight sensors for automatic lighting control.
Magnetic Chillers system to cater to fluctuation air-conditioning load, with a target efficiency of 0.65 kW/RT efficiency
Electronically Commutated EC Brushless DC motor Fan Coil Units air-conditioning system at every tenant allowed for localized AC control and better temperature and humidity control
>70% of water consumption is supplied from black/grey water recycling (including cooling tower, toilet flushing, and landscape irrigation)
High-efficiency low-flow fitting for hand basin, WC, and urinal, with Dyson hand dryer in all toilets.
Pictures from the opening of the mall: