Casa Colmenar is a rest cabin in the city Huamantla, in the state of Tlaxcala. The house was designed for high energy efficiency, reduced water consumption and the collection and reuse of 100% of the rooftop rainwater. Casa Colmenar was developed by Soler y Palau.
Casa Colmenar has received final EDGE Advanced certification from GBCI.
Reduced window to wall ratio, insulation of roof, insulation of external walls, energy efficient, refrigerators and clothes washing machines, energy-saving light bulbs – internal spaces, energy-saving light bulbs – external spaces and sensible heat recovery from exhaust air – efficiency.
Low-flow showerheads, low-flow faucets for kitchen sinks, low-flow faucets for washbasins, single flush for water closets and rainwater harvesting system.
Internal walls – cement fibre boards on metal studs, external walls – re-use of existing wall, floor slabs – re-use of existing floorslab, roof construction – re-use of existing roof, flooring – laminated wooden flooring and window frames – UPVC.
Casa Colmenar, Conjunto Perennia Parque Perennia Huamantla, Tlaxcala, Mexico
Final EDGE Advanced Certification
July 1, 2021
Floor Space (m2)
Total CO2 Savings (annually)
Green Business Certification Inc.