Balcones de la Colina

Balcones de la Colina

EDGE Advanced

Balcones de la Colina is 720-unit, 36-tower housing complex in Restrepo, a municipality in Calle del Cauca. The project is being developed by Constructora la Ramada, which designed the community with amenities and features that encourage residents to connect with the surrounding environment.

Balcones de la Colina has received an EDGE Advanced certificate from CAMACOL.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification

0%

Energy Savings*

0%

Water Savings

0%

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

Energy

Reduced window-to-wall ratio, reflective paint for the roof and external walls, external shading devices, energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces, and lighting controls for corridors and staircases.

Water

Efficient-flush water closets and low-flow showerheads and faucets for kitchen sinks and washbasins.

Materials

In-situ reinforced concrete slab for the floor and roof construction, concrete filler slab with Polystyrene blocks for roof construction, in-situ reinforced internal and external walls, and honeycomb clay blocks with plaster on both sides for internal walls.

Location

Km 13 Via Villavicencio Restrepo, Colombia

Stage

Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date

April 1, 2021

Floor Space (m2)

55,123

Total CO2 Savings (annually)

273.6

Certified By

CAMACOL

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