Apartat is a 20-unit residential community in the San Juan de Cumbaya neighborhood of Quito. The developer of the project, Construbal has incorporated resource-efficient design features and technologies into the three and four-bedroom homes.
Apartat has received a preliminary EDGE certificate from GBCI.
Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification
Less Embodied Energy in Materials
Reflective paint/tiles for the roof and external walls, external shading devices, solar hot water collectors, and energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces.
Dual-flush water closets and low-flow showerheads and faucets for kitchen sinks and washbasins.
Concrete filler slab for the floor and roof construction and medium weight hollow concrete blocks for internal and external walls.
*Part of the energy efficiency percentage may be associated with virtual energy for comfort depending on the presence of heating and cooling systems. Note that virtual energy does not contribute savings to utility bills.