Foresta Etapa 1

Foresta Etapa 1

EDGE Advanced

Foresta Etapa 1 is a 16-storey apartment building featuring a total of 104 units, located in the Las Antillas neighborhood of Envigado, Colombia in the metropolitan area of Medellin. Nestled against the hills, Foresta offeres sweeping panoramic view. The project is well-connected by various transport options such as three access roads, as well as several integrated subway routes that leave from Envigado station, such as La Mina, Gualandayes and San Rafael. The apartments are delivered with finishes, parking and utility room.

Foresta Etapa 1 has received Final EDGE Advanced 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


Reduced Window to Wall Ratio, Reflective Paint/Tiles for Roof, External Shading Devices, Natural Ventilation with Operable Windows and No A/C, Energy-Saving Light Bulbs – Internal Spaces, Energy-Saving Light Bulbs – External Spaces, Lighting Controls for Corridors and Staircases


Low-Flow Showerheads, Low-Flow Faucets for Kitchen Sinks, Low-Flow Faucets for Washbasins, Single Flush for Water Closets


Losas de piso y entrepiso – In-Situ Reinforced Concrete Slab, Construcción de cubierta – In-Situ Reinforced Concrete Slab, Paredes externas – Honeycomb Clay Blocks with Internal & External Plaster, Paredes externas – In-Situ Reinforced Wall, Paredes interiores – Honeycomb Clay Blocks with Plaster on Both Sides, Paredes interiores – In-Situ Reinforced Wall


Foresta Etapa 1 Carrera 24C número 41 sur 150 Envigado, Antioquia Colombia


Final EDGE Advanced Certification


December 1, 2021

Floor Space (m2)


Total CO2 Savings (annually)


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