Tienda Inglesa Car One is a supermarket project located in Ciudad de la Costa, Uruguay. The project was developed as part of the Tienda Inglesa chain, operating supermarkets across Uruguay. Tienda Inglesa Car One is the first project to achieve EDGE certification in Uruguay.
In order to reach this level of sustainability, a number of state-of-the-art energy and resource efficiency technologies were incorporated into the design, construction and operations of the building. Tienda Inglesa Car One has LED lighting throughout the facilities, intelligent energy measurement systems and wireless sensors to record the concentration of CO2 in common areas. In addition, there are dual-flush toilets, auto-shutoff faucets and aerators for bathrooms and kitchen, highly efficient refrigerated display cabinets and air economizers during favorable outdoor weather conditions, generating significant savings in energy and water.
Tienda Inglesa Car One has received a Preliminary EDGE Certificate from Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI).
Reduced Window to Wall Ratio, Reflective Paint/Tiles for Roof, Insulation of Roof, Insulation of External Walls, Air Economizers During Favorable Outdoor Conditions, Variable Refrigerant Volume (VRV) Cooling System, Energy Saving Light Bulbs- Sales Area, Energy Saving Light Bulbs- Corridors and Common Areas, Energy Saving Light Bulbs- External Areas, Smart Energy Meters for Electrical Energy
Efficient Flush for Water Closets in All Bathrooms, Aerators for Faucets/ Auto Shut-Off Faucet
Floor Slabs – Composite In-Situ Concrete and Steel Deck (Permanent Shuttering), Roof Construction – Composite In-Situ Concrete and Steel Deck (Permanent
Shuttering), Roof Construction – Steel-Clad Sandwich Panel, External Walls – Steel-Clad Sandwich Panel, External Walls – Medium Weight Hollow Concrete Blocks, Internal Walls – Plasterboards on Metal Studs with Insulation, Internal Walls – Plasterboards on Metal Studs with Insulation, Flooring – Vinyl Flooring, Flooring – Ceramic Tile, Window Frames – Aluminium
Tienda Inglesa Car One Ruta Interbalnearia Colonia Nicolich, Canelones, Uruguay
Preliminary EDGE Certificate
November 1, 2021
Floor Space (m2)
Total CO2 Savings (annually)
Green Business Certification Inc.