La Castellana

La Castellana


La Castellana is a new 216-unit social housing project in the southern part of the Municipality of Pitalito. Residents will enjoy the complex’s spacious social areas, heated pool, gym, and playground.

The three-bedroom apartments will be built to reduce energy and water usage, incorporating external shading devices, energy-saving lighting, dual-flush water closets, and low-flow plumbing fixtures. Residents will benefit from the energy and water savings with lower utility bills.

La Castellana is being developed by Leon Aguilera S.A, who is committed to the environmental sustainability of his projects. EDGE certification allows Leon Aguilera S.A. to quantify the efficiency of its buildings and the projected operational savings for its customers. Leon Aguilera S.A. has also certified Ciprés.

La Castellana has received a preliminary EDGE certificate from CAMACOL.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



30%

Energy Savings*


24%

Water Savings


57%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window-to-wall ratio, external shading devices, and energy-saving lighting in internal 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 and in-situ reinforced 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:


Calle 25 sur #3-215
Pitalito, Huila, Colombia

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


September 2020

Floor Space:


14,898 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


43.2 tCO2/Year

Riovivo – Menta & Turquesa

Riovivo – Menta & Turquesa


Riovivo is a new 782-unit apartment complex in Rionegro. Residents will enjoy the complex’s numerous common areas, including athletic courts and a pool. The complex will be completed in four phases and the first will include two 14-story towers, Menta and Turquesa.

Residents of Menta and Turquesa’s 338 units will benefit from lower utility bills as the towers have been designed to reduce energy and water usage through LED lighting, reflective paint, external shading devices, and low-flow plumbing fixtures.

Riovivo’s developer, Arconsa, is committed to incorporating resource efficient design and technologies into its projects. Arconsa intends to continue to certify its projects, helping to transform the construction sector in the region.

Riovivo – Menta and Turquesa has received an EDGE Advanced certificate from CAMACOL.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



44%

Energy Savings*


42%

Water Savings


52%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window-to-wall ratio, reflective paint/tiles for the roof, external shading devices, natural ventilation with operable windows, energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces, and lighting controls for corridors and staircases.


Water


Water-efficient single-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, in-situ reinforced internal walls, and cored bricks with plaster on both sides 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:


Calle 52 #61-354
Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


July 2020

Floor Space:


27,641 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


236.7 tCO2/Year

Park Living

Park Living


Park Living is bringing 1,040 units to the residential market in Bogotá. Designed to create a sense of community among its residents, the apartment complex will feature meeting rooms, co-working spaces, and entertainment areas. Residents will also enjoy its privileged location close to the Transmilenio and nearby bike paths.

The one-bedroom units were designed to conserve natural resources, helping residents save on utility costs. Natural ventilation and LED lighting will reduce the units’ energy use, while low-flow plumbing fixtures will reduce the units’ water use.

The developer of the project, Constructora Bolívar, has led the Colombian market in the development of urban housing projects for all income levels for more than 30 years. The company is committed to sustainable construction that generates value for its clients. Constructora Bolívar has also certified 127 Living176 Park, Arboleda del Campestre-Laurel, Nordika, and Prado Park.

Park Living has received a preliminary EDGE certificate from CAMACOL.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



26%

Energy Savings*


34%

Water Savings


50%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Natural Ventilation with operable windows, energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces, and lighting controls for corridors and staircases.


Water


Water-efficient water closets and low flow showerheads, and faucets for kitchen sinks and washbasins.


Materials


In-situ reinforced concrete for the floor and roof and in-situ reinforced cored bricks with plaster 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:


Carrera 50 #152-31
Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


August 2020

Floor Space:


37,482 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


270.4 tCO2/Year

Trazos Urbanos

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Universidad Javeriana