Monvert Residencial

Monvert Residencial


Monvert Residencial is a new two-tower luxury apartment complex in Salvador. The towers, named Auvérnia and Borgonha, will feature 140 units, ranging from four-bedroom units to duplexes. Sea views and a lush garden in the front of the complex will encourage residents to connect with nature. Residents will also enjoy the complex’s numerous amenities, including indoor and outdoor pools, restaurants, tennis courts, and more.

The apartment complex will utilize resource-efficient design features and technologies to reduce its environmental impact and lower utility costs for residents. Energy-efficient lighting, solar panels, water-efficient plumbing fixtures, and a rainwater harvesting system will contribute to the complex’s energy and water savings.

The developer of the project, Monvert Apartments, designed the towers to demonstrate that luxury buildings can still be designed and constructed in an environmentally friendly way.

Monvert Residencial has received a preliminary EDGE certificate from Sintali-SGS.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



36%

Energy Savings*


40%

Water Savings


44%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window-to-wall ratio, insulation of the roof and walls, reflective paint for the roof, low-E coated glass, a high efficiency air conditioning system, solar photovoltaics, and energy-saving lighting.


Water


Dual-flush water closets, low-flow showerheads and water-efficient urinals, grey water for flushing, and a rainwater harvesting system.


Materials


In-situ waffle concrete for the floor and roof, in-situ reinforced concrete for the roof, plasterboards on metal studs for internal walls, and aluminum profile cladding and brick and hollow concrete blocks for external 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.

Location:


Rua Estácio Gonzaga, 640
Salvador, Brazil

Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


October 2020

Floor Space:


53,472 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


251.8 tCO2/Year

BMB Material de Construção S.A.

Canopus

GTIS Partners

Obramax

Paladin Realty

PPP Habitacional SP Lote 1

WangPar

You Collection Alves Guimarães

You Collection Alves Guimarães


You Collection Alves Guimarães is an upper-middle class residential building, located in one of the most desired neighborhoods of São Paulo’s west side. Residents will enjoy the community’s amenities designed to improve their health and well-being, including a fitness center, swimming pool, solarium, party room and playground.

The residential building was designed to conserve natural resources through the use of energy-saving lighting, external shading devices, dual-flush water closets, low-flow plumbing fixtures and more. The energy and water savings will help residents to save on utility bills and live more environmentally-friendly lifestyles.

You Collection Alves Guimarães was designed by renowned Brazilian-French architecture studio Tryptique for younger buyers interested in reducing their carbon footprint. The building is being developed by You, Inc, financed by Paladin Realty and constructed by Rocontec Rocha Construção e Tecnologia. Paladin Realty has invested in projects across Latin America, bringing more affordable housing to the market in a socially and environmentally-responsible way. The group has financed EDGE-certified projects throughout the region, including Bosque de Serra in Brazil, Villas del Fresno in Mexico and VERAH Etapa 1 in Peru.

The You Collection Alves Guimarães has received a preliminary EDGE certificate from GBCI.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



28%

Energy Savings*


34%

Water Savings


59%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window-to-wall ratio, external shading devices and energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces.


Water


Dual-flush water closets and low-flow showerheads and faucets for kitchen sinks and washbasins.


Materials


In-situ reinforced concrete for the floor and roof, plasterboards on metal studs with insulation for internal walls and medium-weight hollow concrete blocks for internal and external 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.

Location:


Rua Alves Guimarães, 1450
São Paulo, Brazil  

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


February 2020

Floor Space:


13,011 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


79.0 tCO2/Year

Art Home

Art Home


Art Home is a low-income housing complex on the outskirts of São Paulo. Residents of the complex’s 378 two-bedroom units will enjoy numerous amenities, including a swimming pool, playground, barbecue area and soccer field.

The pair of 24-story buildings in the complex were designed to reduce energy and water usage, which will help residents to save an estimated 20 percent on utility costs. Energy-efficient lighting, external shading devices and reflective paint will contribute to the building’s energy savings, while dual-flush water closets and water-efficient plumbing features will contribute to the building’s water savings.

Art Home’s developer, Paladin Realty, has invested in projects across Latin America, bringing more affordable housing to the market in a socially and environmentally responsible way. The group has financed EDGE-certified projects throughout the region, including Bosque de Serra in Brazil, Villas del Fresno in Mexico and Verah Etapa in Peru. Art Home is being constructed by Kallas Incorporações & Construções and managed by Tallento Engenharia.

Art Home has received a preliminary EDGE certificate from GBCI.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



24%

Energy Savings*


24%

Water Savings


62%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window to wall ratio, reflective paint/tiles for the roof and external walls, external shading devices and energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces.


Water


Dual-flush water closets and low-flow showerheads and faucets for kitchen sinks and washbasins.


Materials


In-situ reinforced concrete slab for the floor and roof and medium-weight hollow concrete blocks for internal and external 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.

Location:


Avenida Dona Blandina Ignez Júlio, 461
Osasco, São Paulo, Brazil

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


August 2019

Floor Space:


29,658 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


86.9 tCO2/Year