Brisas - Reserva de Curinca has received a preliminary EDGE Advanced certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Brisas – Reserva de Curinca

Brisas – Reserva de Curinca


Brisas – Reserva de Curinca is a project of 560 residential units, located in the city of Santa Marta. This residential project in structured in a closed complex consists of units of 46 square meters and common areas that include swimming pool, social room, soccer field and a children’s games area. The developer of this project is Constructora Bolivar, leader in the real estate market in Colombia and an EDGE Champion.

Brisas – Reserva de Curinca has received a preliminary EDGE Advanced certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



49%

Energy Savings*


35%

Water Savings


61%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window to wall ratio, reflective paint for external walls, external shading devices, natural ventilation with operable windows and no A/C, energy-saving light bulbs internal and external spaces, 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 internal and external walls, in-situ reinforced concrete slab for the floor, micro concrete tiles on steel rafters for the roof.


*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 50 and via Ferrea
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


February 2021

Floor Space:


27,675 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


158.0 tCO2/Year

Caminos del Vínculo received the Preliminary EDGE Certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Caminos del Vínculo – Reserva del Vínculo

Caminos del Vínculo – Reserva del Vínculo


Caminos del Vínculo is a residential project of 1,248 units located in the municipality of Soacha, a few minutes from Bogotá. The project is part of the Reserva del Vínculo macro-project, where the prioritization of environment sustainability was key when it came to its design. The developer of this project is Constructora Bolivar, leader in the real estate market in Colombia and EDGE Champion 2020.

Caminos del Vínculo received the Preliminary EDGE Certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



27%

Energy Savings*


34%

Water Savings


59%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Insulation of roof, natural ventilation with operable windows and no A/C, energy-saving light bulbs internal and external spaces, 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 internal and external walls, honeycomb clay blocks with internal & external plaster for internal walls, in-situ reinforced concrete slab for floors, micro concrete tiles on steel rafters and in-situ reinforced concrete slab for roofs.


*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 30 Sur – Autopista sur
Bogotá, Colombia

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


May 2021

Floor Space:


72,380 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


475.0 tCO2/Year

Garzas received the Preliminary EDGE Certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Garzas – Alameda del Río

Garzas – Alameda del Río


Garzas is a residential project with 380 units located in Barranquilla in the Atlantic region. The project is part of the large Alameda del Río macro-project, which has large green areas, cycle routes, pedestrian paths and playgrounds. The project is in a closed complex and has common areas including a social room, gym, playgrounds, bicycle racks and green areas.

The developer of this project is Constructora Bolivar, leader in the real estate market in Colombia and EDGE Champion 2020.

Garzas received the Preliminary EDGE Certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



22%

Energy Savings*


27%

Water Savings


62%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window to wall ratio, reflective paint and insulation for the roof and external walls, variable speed drives in AHU, higher-efficiency refrigerated cases, energy-saving lighting in sales, corridors, common and external areas, and occupancy sensors in bathrooms and skylights to provide daylight to 50 percent of the top floor’s area.


Water


Aerators/auto shut-off faucets and water-efficient water closets, urinals and faucets for kitchen sinks.


Materials


In-situ reinforced concrete slab for the floor, steel sheets on steel rafters for the roof, solid dense concrete blocks for internal and external walls, plasterboards on metal studs for internal walls and aluminum profile cladding 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:


Alameda del río
Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


April 2021

Floor Space:


19,935 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


87.40 tCO2/Year

Girasoles received a preliminary EDGE certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Girasoles

Girasoles


Girasoles is a residential project with 860 units located in the city of Soledad in the Atlantic region. The project is a closed complex and offers common areas and green areas that include a multiple court, gym, swimming pool, children’s room, social room, BBQ area, children’s play area, bicycle racks and communal parking spaces for cars and motorcycles.

The developer of this project is Constructora Bolivar, a leader in the real estate market in Colombia and an EDGE Champion.

Girasoles received a preliminary EDGE certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



23%

Energy Savings*


36%

Water Savings


61%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window to wall ratio, reflective paint for external walls, natural ventilation with operable windows and no A/C, energy-saving light bulbs in external spaces.


Water


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


Materials


In-situ reinforced and honeycomb clay blocks with internal & external plaster for internal and external walls and in-situ reinforced concrete slab for the floor and the roof.


*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:


Soledad, Avenue Murillo con calle 63
Barranquilla, Colombia

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


March 2021

Floor Space:


47,300 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


13.0 tCO2/Year

Manglar has received a Preliminary EDGE Certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Manglar

Manglar


Manglar is a residential project with 720 units located in Puerto Colombia in the Atlantic region. The project is in Ciudad Mallorquín, a housing development in one of the main sectors of residential expansion and will have various common areas such as swimming pools, gym, coworking, sports fields, BBQ terrace and multiple room.

The developer of this project is Constructora Bolivar, a leader in the real estate market in Colombia and an EDGE Champion.

Manglar has received a Preliminary EDGE Certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



26%

Energy Savings*


36%

Water Savings


54%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window to wall ratio, reflective paint for external walls, external shading devices, energy-saving light bulbs internal and external spaces, 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 internal and external walls, honeycomb clay blocks with plaster on both sides for internal walls and in-situ reinforced concrete slab for the floor and the roof.


*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:


Ciudad Marroquí Barranquilla
Atlantico, Colombia

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


April 2021

Floor Space:


47,861 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


131.0 tCO2/Year

Natura Living has received a Preliminary EDGE Certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Natura Living – Veramonte

Natura Living – Veramonte


Natura Living is a residential project with 711 units located in the city of Bogotá and is part of Veramonte, a large macro-project located in Colina Campestre in the north of the city. The project has common areas including a gym, BBQ terrace, social room, coworking, children’s room, premium rooms, among others.

The developer of this project is Constructora Bolivar, a leader in the real estate market in Colombia and an EDGE Champion.

Natura Living has received a Preliminary EDGE Certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



33%

Energy Savings*


36%

Water Savings


52%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window to wall ratio, natural ventilation with operable windows and no A/C, energy-saving light bulbs internal and external spaces, 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 and honeycomb clay blocks with internal & external plaster for internal and external walls and in-situ reinforced concrete slab for the floor and the roof.


*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 74 Calle 152C – Manzana 5
Bogotá, Distrito de Cundinamarca

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


May 2021

Floor Space:


34,537 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


415.0 tCO2/Year

Nevado - Reserva de Curinca has received a preliminary EDGE Advanced certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Nevado – Reserva de Curinca

Nevado – Reserva de Curinca


Nevado – Reserva de Curinca is a 260-unit residential project located in the city of Santa Marta. This  project is in a closed complex and offers residential units of 56m2 and 64m2 as well as common areas that include swimming pool, gym, social room, BBQ terrace, game room, soccer field, area for pets and children’s games.

The developer of this project is Constructora Bolivar, a leader in the real estate market in Colombia and an EDGE Champion.

Nevado – Reserva de Curinca has received a preliminary EDGE Advanced certificate from SGS-Sintali.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



43%

Energy Savings*


34%

Water Savings


62%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window to wall ratio, external shading devices, natural ventilation with operable windows and no A/C, energy-saving light bulbs internal and external spaces, 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 and plasterboards on metal studs for internal and external walls, in-situ reinforced concrete slab for the floor, micro concrete tiles on steel rafters for the roof.


*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 50 and la via Férrea
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Advanced Certificate

Date:


February 2021

Floor Space:


15,432 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


37.0 tCO2/Year

Edificio de la Facultad de Ciencias P.U.J

Edificio de la Facultad de Ciencias P.U.J


The Faculty of Science Building is a new building at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, which is home to 36 research labs, 27 teaching labs, and 25 common area spaces. Research conducted in the labs is in the following fields: Pharmaceutical Technology, Electron Microscopy, Immunobiology, and Environmental Biotechnology, among others.

The Faculty of Science Building is the latest addition to Pontificia Universidad Javeriana’s plan to build and renovate a series of its buildings, increasing the resource efficiency of its campus.

The Faculty of Science Building has received an EDGE Advanced certificate from CAMACOL.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



50%

Energy Savings*


51%

Water Savings


33%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


External shading devices, insulation of the roof, ground source heat and variable speed drive pumps, a high efficiency boiler for water heating, energy-saving lighting for external areas, photoelectric sensors to harvest daylight, solar photovoltaics, and smart energy meters for electrical energy.


Water


Low-flow showerheads and faucets, efficient flush water closets, and water-efficient urinals and faucets for kitchen sinks.


Materials


Composite in-situ concrete and steel deck for the floor and roof, in-situ trough concrete for the roof, honeycomb clay blocks with plaster on both sides and cement fibre boards on metal studs for the internal walls, in-situ reinforced external walls, and vinyl flooring.


*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 7 # 40-62
Bogota, Colombia

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


April 2021

Floor Space:


19,988 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


92.9 tCO2/Year

Balcones de la Colina

Balcones de la Colina


Balcones de la Colina is 720-unit, 36-tower housing complex in Restrepo, a municipality in Calle del Cauca. The project is being developed by Constructora la Ramada, which designed the community with amenities and features that encourage residents to connect with the surrounding environment.

Balcones de la Colina has received an EDGE Advanced certificate from CAMACOL.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



40%

Energy Savings*


40%

Water Savings


58%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


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


Water


Efficient-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 construction, concrete filler slab with Polystyrene blocks for roof construction, in-situ reinforced internal and external walls, and honeycomb clay blocks with plaster on both sides for internal 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:


Km 13 Via Villavicencio
Restrepo, Colombia

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


April 2021

Floor Space:


55,123 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


273.6 tCO2/Year

Flamingo

Flamingo


Flamingo is a 150-unit housing project in the city of Jamundí. The project was designed and built by Jaramillo Mora Constructora, a company committed to developing sustainable housing projects that contribute to the growth of Colombia, and advised by SUMAC.

Flamingo has received a preliminary EDGE certificate from CAMACOL.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



30%

Energy Savings*


31%

Water Savings


61%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window-to-wall ratio, reflective paint for external walls, insulation of the roof, and energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces.


Water


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


Materials


In-situ reinforced concrete slab for the floor, clay roofing tiles on steel rafters for the roof construction, honeycomb clay blocks with plaster for the internal and external walls, and plasterboards on metal studs for internal 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:


Via Panamericana Cali – Jamundí Costado Oriente
Jamundí, Colombia

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


April 2021

Floor Space:


16,463 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


95.8 tCO2/Year