The CDA Headquarter building was envisioned as more than just public oﬃces of the city government but the “Civic Center” or “City Hall” of Islamabad where the future of the city is envisioned and maintained. The design of the building was approached with sustainability and energy conservation as a central concept.
The 5MW building load is fed by WAPDA and backed up by 11kV 2.5MVA DG sets. Cast Resin 2.5MVA transformers increase ﬁre safety and thus can be placed close to the load resulting in signiﬁcant savings. The 400V power distribution system comprises of cost-eﬀective Aluminum bus-ways and Aluminum conductor XLPE insulated cables.