Located in the Altamira neighborhood of Barranquilla, Edificio Biel is a 95-unit apartment building. The building’s one, two, three and four-bedroom apartments feature large common spaces, making them ideal for families.
The apartments utilize resource-efficient technologies, allowing residents to save on utilities and live more environmentally-friendly lifestyles. External shading devices and LED lighting reduce the building’s energy use, while dual flush water closets and low-flow faucets lower the building’s water use.
Edificio Biel is an example of Solider Constructora’s commitment to generating positive change in the construction industry that aligns with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which include sustainable cities and communities, affordable and clean energy, and climate action. Solider Constructora has also certified Edificio Bruxxel.
Edificio Biel has received final EDGE certification from CAMACOL.
Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification
Less Embodied Energy in Materials
Reduced window to wall ratio, external shading devices 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 trough concrete slabs for the floor and roof, exposed cored bricks with internal plaster for external walls and honeycomb clay blocks with plaster on both sides for internal walls.
*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.