Ambar Roca

Ambar Roca

EDGE Advanced

Ambar Roca is a 17-story housing project located in Santa Marta, Colombia. It continues with the commitment to make an environmentally friendly project that through conscious architectural design, high technology and the use of first class materials, demonstrating that it is possible to obtain an eco-friendly lifestyle. With proximity to beaches and strategic areas of the city that allows to boost the quality of life of each of those who dare to know the Ambar experience.

This will be achieved with diverse strategies that generate a positive impact within the circle of the degradation of nature. Reducing the consumption of drinking water, use of renewable energies, charging point for electric vehicles, with trees that allow thermal comfort in addition to this in its facade will be used linear gardening to improve the environmental quality of the area and promote the culture of recycling, among more actions which together generate a great environmental impact of the city.

Ambar Roca has received a Preliminary EDGE Advanced Certificate from CAMACOL.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification


Energy Savings*


Water Savings


Less Embodied Energy in Materials

*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.

Technical Solutions


Reduced Window to Wall Ratio
External Shading Devices
Insulation of External Walls
Natural Ventilation with Operable Windows and No A/C
Energy-Saving Light Bulbs – Internal Spaces
Energy-Saving Light Bulbs – External Spaces
Lighting Controls for Corridors and Staircases


Low-Flow Showerheads
Low-Flow Faucets for Kitchen Sinks
Low-Flow Faucets for Washbasins
Dual Flush for Water Closets


Floor Slabs – In-Situ Trough Concrete Slab
Roof Construction – In-Situ Trough Concrete Slab
External Walls – 3-D Wire Panel with ‘Shot-Crete’ Both Sides
Internal Walls – Medium Weight Hollow Concrete Blocks
Internal Walls – 3-D Wire Panel with ‘Shot-Crete’ Both Sides


Cra. 2 #13-148 13-82 a, Gaira, Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia


Preliminary EDGE Advanced Certificate


June 1, 2022

Floor Space (m2)


Total CO2 Savings (annually)


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