Boreal Colsubsidio

Boreal Colsubsidio

Boreal Colsubsidio is a six-tower apartment complex, bringing 1,008 units to the housing market in Bogotá. Tower 1 containing a total of 196 apartments has now achieve Final EDGE Certification. Each of the units has three bedrooms and range from 74 to 102 square meters. Designed for families, the apartment complex will feature numerous areas for all to enjoy, including a fitness center, playground, pool, pet area, game room and more.

The apartment complex was designed to reduce its environmental impact through the conservation of natural resources. Energy-saving lighting, roof insulation and a high-efficiency boiler reduce the building’s energy use, while dual-flush water closets and low-flow plumbing fixtures reduce the building’s water use.

Constructora Amarilo, the developer of the project, has led the development of urban housing projects in Colombia for more than 29 years. The company is committed to building spaces that offer a strong sense of community and an environmentally-responsible lifestyle for residents.

Boreal Colsubsidio has received Final EDGE Certification 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


External shading devices, insulation of the roof, a high-efficiency boiler for hot water, and energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces.


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


In-situ reinforced concrete for the floor and roof, steel-clad sandwich panel for the roof, in-situ reinforced internal and external walls, and exposed cored bricks with internal plaster for external walls.


Boreal AC 6 # 68-05 Bogota, Colombia


Final EDGE Certification


February 1, 2022

Floor Space (m2)


Total CO2 Savings (annually)


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