You Harmonia

You Harmonia

You Harmonia is a 17-storey apartment building in the eclectic Vila Madalena neighborhood in the western region of São Paulo, Brazil. The project was developed by YOU INC. together with PALADIN REALTY, with EDGE services provided by Daniela Corcuera of Quanta Studio.

To achieve international standards of resource efficiency, You Harmonia incorporated state-0f-the-art resource efficiency technologies in the design, construction and operation of the building. Energy-saving measures such external shading devices, efficient water heaters and LED lighting reduce the building’s energy consumption while water-efficient plumbing features minimize its water use, resulting in a more sustainable c0nstruction project.

You Harmonia has received Final EDGE Certification from Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI).

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification

0%

Energy Savings*

0%

Water Savings

0%

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

Energy

External shading devices, high efficiency boiler for hot water and energy-saving light bulbs for internal spaces.

Water

Low-flow showerheads, faucets for kitchen sinks and washbasins as well as dual flush for water closets.

Materials

Plasterboards on metal studs internal walls, precast concrete panels and in-situ reinforced wall for external walls, floor slabs in-situ reinforced concrete slab, roof construction in-situ reinforced concrete slab.

Location

HARMONIA Rua Senador Cesar Lacerda Vergueiro, 286 São Paulo, São Paulo 05435-060 Brazil

Date

December 1, 2021

Floor Space (m2)

15,107.84

Total CO2 Savings (annually)

104

Certified By

Green Business Certification Inc.

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