Pijao is a project of Social Interest Housing (VIS) apartments in a closed complex, located in the expansion zone of the city of Yumbo in the Ciudad Guabinas Macroproject. The Macroproject contemplates the development of approximately 12,000 housing units, in an environment with more than 250,000 m2 of green areas, spaces for recreation, regulation lagoons for the management of rainwater and a large area of ​​more than 40,000 m2 destined for commercial and institutional development.

The project is made up of 320 apartments that are flexible in their distribution and that allow the user to adapt it to their needs and those of their family, contemplated during its development passive and active measures with the aim of reducing water and energy consumption in its operation.

Pijao has been designed, promoted and built by Jaramillo Mora Constructora S.A., a Colombian company committed to sustainable construction and climate change mitigation.

Pijao has received Preliminary 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


Reduced Window to Wall Ratio, External Shading Devices, Energy-Saving Light Bulbs – Internal Spaces Energy-Saving Light, Bulbs – External Spaces


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


Floor Slabs – In-Situ Reinforced Concrete Slab, Roof Construction – In-Situ Reinforced Concrete Slab, External Walls – In-Situ Reinforced Wall, Internal Walls – In-Situ Reinforced Wall


Pijao - B Macro Ciudad Guabinas Carrera 22a Sur - Calle 152 Yumbo, Colombia


Preliminary EDGE Certificate


March 1, 2022

Floor Space (m2)


Total CO2 Savings (annually)


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