ARTE K 5-18 is a housing project located in the city of Bogotá in Colombia made up of 613 housing units. The project was developed by the company AKILA S.A.S.
ART K 5-18 received the preliminary certificate from SGS-Sintali.
Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification
Less Embodied Energy in Materials
Reduced window to wall ratio, energy-saving light bulbs for internal and external spaces as well as back-of-house, lighting controls for corridors and staircases and occupancy sensors in bathrooms.
Low-flow showerheads, low-flow faucets and efficient flush for water closets in guest rooms/apartment area, water-efficient front loading washing machines, water-efficient urinals and efficient flush for water closets, aerators for faucets & auto shut-off faucets in all other bathrooms and water efficient kitchen faucets.
Plasterboards on metal studs with insulation for internal walls, exposed cored (with holes) bricks with internal plaster for external walls and in–situ trough concrete slab for floor and roof.
*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.