LatAm Parque Logístico Coyol I – Warehouse 500

LatAm Parque Logístico Coyol I – Warehouse 500


LatAm Parque Logístico Coyol I is a 19-hectares logistics park located on the Coyol-Alajuela highway in Costa Rica. The park’s five warehouses provide customers with 80,000 square meters of Class A logistics facilities.

Resource-efficient design and technologies were incorporated into Warehouse 500 to reduce its environmental impact. Reflective paint, energy-saving lighting, and occupancy sensors were used to reduce the building’s energy use, while water-efficient plumbing fixtures were installed to reduce the building’s water use.

The developer, LatAm Logístico Properties (LLP), is committed to the development and operation of modern, resource-efficient logistics parks. They develop, acquire, and operate state-of-the-art, Class-A warehouses in Peru, Colombia, and Costa Rica. Leveraging its team throughout the region, the company provides local expertise in market dynamics, site selection, and regulatory approvals. LatAm Logístico Properties (LLP) has also certified its Lima Sur property in Peru.

LatAm Parque Logístico  Coyol I – Warehouse 500 has received EDGE Advanced certification from Sintali-SGS.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



44%

Energy Savings*


31%

Water Savings


78%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window to wall ratio, reflective paint/tiles for the roof and external walls, energy-saving lighting in the sales and external areas, and occupancy sensors in bathrooms.


Water


Aerators and auto shut-off faucets and water-efficient single-flush water closets and urinals.


Materials


In-situ reinforced concrete for the floor, steel-clad sandwich panel for the roof, plasterboards on metal stuffs with insulation for internal walls, and medium weight hollow concrete blocks and steel-clad sandwich panels 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:


LatAm Coyol I Bodega 500
Coyol, Alajuela, Costa Rica

Stage:


Final EDGE Certification

Date:


September 2020

Floor Space:


9,243 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


31.8 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

Hampton by Hilton Carolina Park Quito

Hampton by Hilton Carolina Park Quito


The Hampton by Hilton Carolina Park is a 12-story hotel in Quito’s financial district. The first 10 floors are home to the Hampton by Hilton Quito’s 135 guest rooms, while Zenith Suites operates 16 serviced apartments on the upper floors. Guests will enjoy the hotel’s many amenities, including modern meeting rooms, a fitness center, and a roof garden with views of the surrounding landscape.

The hotel was designed to utilize resource-efficient design features and technologies to reduce its environmental impact and save on operating costs. LED lighting, an energy-efficient cooling system, and a heat pump for hot water generation will contribute to the building’s energy savings, while water-efficient and low-flow plumbing fixtures will contribute to the building’s water savings.

The hotel was designed by Odd+Architects and will be managed by Hotel Colon International C.A., a pioneer in Ecuador’s hospitality industry.

Hampton by Hilton Quito has received an EDGE Advanced certificate from GBCI.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



54%

Energy Savings*


37%

Water Savings


44%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window to wall ratio, insulation of the roof and external walls, a variable refrigerant volume (VRV) cooling system, a heat pump for hot water generation, energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces, and lighting controls for corridors and staircases.


Water


Aerators and auto shut-off faucets, water-efficient water closets and urinals, and low-flow showerheads and faucets.


Materials


In-situ waffle concrete for the floor, in-situ reinforced concrete for the roof, plasterboards on metal studs for internal walls, and in-situ reinforced 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:


Catalina Aldaz, Portugal
Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


August 2020

Floor Space:


6,812 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


334.8 tCO2/Year

Equites Park Meadowview – Altron

Equites Park Meadowview – Altron


Altron, a leading information and technology (ICT) company in South Africa, is opening a new facility at Equites Property Fund’s Meadowview industrial park. Situated next to the N3 highway in Johannesburg, Meadowview can accommodate development opportunities ranging from 5,000 to 20,000 square meters.

Resource-efficient design and technologies will be incorporated into the warehouse for Altron to conserve natural resources. LED lighting and solar photovoltaics will be installed to reduce the warehouse’s energy use, while dual-flush water closets and water-efficient faucets will be installed to reduce the warehouse’s water use. The resource efficiency of the warehouse is a manifestation of Altron’s commitment to reduce the environmental impacts of its infrastructure.

Equites Property Fund, the developer of the industrial park, is committed to incorporating sustainable practices into its developments. Equites Property Fund has also EDGE-certified a warehouse at its Lords View development.

Equites Park Meadowview – Altron has received an EDGE Advanced certificate from GBCI.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



42%

Energy Savings*


39%

Water Savings


55%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window-to-wall ratio, low e-coated glass, a variable refrigerant volume (VRV) cooling system, solar photovoltaics, and energy-saving lighting in the sales, common, and corridor areas.


Water


Pre-rinse valves for rinsing operations 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, and precast concrete panels and steel 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:


ERF 191, Linbro Park Ext. 190, Ronald Avenue
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


August 2020

Floor Space:


24,479 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


1,216.1 tCO2/Year

Verde II East Tower

Verde II East Tower


Verde II East Tower is a new, 186-unit apartment complex in Jakarta. The two and three-bedroom units were designed for grand living and entertaining with soaring ceiling heights and the finest flooring and custom moldings. Windows provide impressive views of the apartment complex’s lush gardens.

The units were designed to conserve natural resources through the use of energy-saving lighting, wall insulation, thermal glass, low-flow plumbing fixtures, and more. Verde II East Tower also features an advanced air filtration system that provides outstanding indoor air quality, protecting residents from harmful particulates and pollutants.

The project was developed by Farpoint with financing from Asia Green Real Estate, who has worked with IFC since 2017 to help its clients identify the most cost-effective solutions to build green. Asia Green Real Estate has dedicated green building experts who analyze the resource efficiency of each project and help develop buildings that are environmentally, economically, and socially sound. The company has already invested in more than two million square meters of sustainable floor space and has achieved EDGE certification for a number of projects, including Ecoloft Jababeka Cikarang, Samara Suites, and Verde Two Monteverde Tower.

Verde II East Tower has received EDGE Advanced certification from GBCI Indonesia.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



44%

Energy Savings*


26%

Water Savings


45%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Low e-coated glass, insulation of external walls, an energy-efficient air conditioning system, 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 slab for the floor and roof, autoclaved aerated concrete blocks for internal walls, aluminum-clad sandwich panel for external walls, and stone tiles and parquet wood block 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:


Jl Hai Colong, Jakarta
South Jakarta, Indonesia

More Information:


Stage:


Final EDGE Certification

Date:


July 2020

Floor Space:


39,762 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


1,090.6 tCO2/Year

Casa Carazo

Casa Carazo


Carazo Arquitectura, an architecture firm in Costa Rica that focuses on sustainable design, is opening a new office in San José. Located in the center of the city, the new office can be accessed by public transportation and bicycle. The office, Casa Carazo, is a reflection on the future of workspaces and showcases the firm’s focus on creating healthier, happier, and eco-friendly spaces.

Casa Carazo is both a restoration and a new building project on historic property. For Carazo Arquitectura, the reutilization and revitalization of disregarded urban centers are opportunities to integrate nature and create new ways to live, experience, and understand the capital city.

An energy-efficient cooling system, external shading devices, water-efficient plumbing fixtures, and more will be installed to reduce the office’s energy and water usage. A green roof will also contribute to energy savings. When possible, the existing floor, roof, walls, and window frames will be re-used to reduce the project’s embodied energy in materials.

Casa Carazo has received an EDGE Advanced certificate from the Green Building Council Costa Rica.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



47%

Energy Savings*


21%

Water Savings


64%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window-to-wall ratio, external shading devices, insulation of the roof, a variable refrigerant flow (VRF) cooling system, and energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces.


Water


Dual-flush water closets, low-flow faucets in all bathrooms, and water-efficient faucets for kitchen sinks.


Materials


Light gauge steel cassette for the floor, ferro cement for the roof, plasterboards on metal studs with insulation for internal walls, steel-clad sandwich panels for external walls, and the re-use of existing floor, roof, internal and external walls, and window frames.


*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 8, entre calles 9 y 11
San José, Costa Rica

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


June 2020

Floor Space:


457 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


3.7 tCO2/Year

The Green Park Free Zone Office

The Green Park Free Zone Office


The Green Park Free Zone is the first industrial park and free zone in Latin America that focuses on environmental sustainability. With 50,000 square meters of construction area in El Coyol, The Green Park Free Zone’s advanced industrial lots offer tenants resource-efficient technologies that include the use of renewable energy to meet business needs.

The Green Park Free Zone’s administrative office was built to serve as an example of the resource efficiency possible at the park and to demonstrate the operational savings associated with green building design. An energy-efficient air conditioning system, roof insulation, and LED lighting were installed to reduce the building’s energy use, while dual-flush water closets and water-efficient plumbing fixtures were installed to reduce the building’s water use.

The Green Park Free Zone will encourage its clients to certify their construction at the park. The administrative office has received EDGE Advanced certification from the Green Building Council Costa Rica.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



48%

Energy Savings*


36%

Water Savings


49%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window to wall ratio, external shading devices, insulation of the roof, a variable refrigerant flow (VRF) cooling system, and energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces.


Water


Dual-flush water closets, low-flow faucets in all bathrooms, and water-efficient urinals and faucets for kitchen sinks.


Materials


Composite in-situ concrete and steel deck for the floor, steel sheets on steel rafters for the roof, plasterboards on metal studs with insulation for internal walls, and cement fibre boards on metal studs 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:


Greenpark Zona Franca
El Coyol, Costa Rica

More Information:


Stage:


Final EDGE Certification

Date:


April 2020

Floor Space:


248 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


2.3 tCO2/Year

Edificio Paimun

Edificio Paimun


Edificio Paimun is a 16-unit apartment complex in Quilmes, Buenos Aires. The building will feature a terrace, swimming pool and solarium.

The apartments were designed to conserve natural resources using solar hot water collectors, an inverter split cooling system, solar photovoltaics, LED lighting, a rainwater harvesting system, low-flow plumbing fixtures and more. Residents will benefit from the building’s energy and water savings with lower utility costs.

Edificio Paimun was designed by architecture firm Estudio Nietzel and developed by VAT Propiedades. The project has received an EDGE Advanced certificate from GBCI.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



45%

Energy Savings*


39%

Water Savings


39%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Insulation of the roof, an inverter split system, solar hot water collectors, solar photovoltaics, energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces, and lighting controls for corridors and staircases.


Water


A rainwater harvesting system, 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, common brick walls with plaster on both sides for internal walls, cored bricks with plaster for internal walls and external walls, and ceramic tile 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:


Moreno 223
Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina

More Information:


Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


May 2020

Floor Space:


1,348 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


20.8 tCO2/Year

Equites Park Lords View – Premier Foods

Equites Park Lords View – Premier Foods


Premier Foods, a leading fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company in South Africa, has opened a new facility at Equites Property Funds’ Lords View industrial park. Situated on Allandale Road, with access to both Pretoria and M39, Lords View can accommodate development opportunities ranging from 5,000 to 45,000 square meters.

Resource-efficient design and technologies were incorporated into the warehouse for Premier Foods to conserve natural resources. External shading devices, LED lighting and solar photovoltaics were installed to reduce the warehouse’s energy use, while dual-flush water closets and water-efficient faucets were installed to reduce the warehouse’s water use. The resource efficiency of the warehouse is a manifestation of Premier Foods’ commitment to reduce the environmental impacts of its infrastructure.

Equites Property Fund, the developer of the industrial park, is committed to incorporating sustainable practices into its developments. This commitment extends beyond its developments’ buildings. At Lords View, parking is available for fuel-efficient vehicles and special provisions are available for cyclists.

Equites Park Lords View – Premier Foods has received EDGE Advanced certification from GBCI.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



43%

Energy Savings*


47%

Water Savings


52%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window-to-wall ratio, external shading devices, solar photovoltaics, occupancy sensors in bathrooms and energy-saving lighting in the external, sales, corridors and common areas.


Water


Dual-flush water closets, aerators for faucets and water-efficient urinals, faucets for kitchen sinks and landscaping.


Materials


In-situ reinforced concrete for the floor, steel sheets on steel rafters for the roof, plasterboards on metal studs for internal walls, steel profile cladding and precast concrete panels for external walls and ceramic tile 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:


Lords View Industrial Park, 4 Jacardanda Street, Chloorkop Ext. 66
Midrand, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

More Information:


Stage:


Final EDGE Certification

Date:


May 2020

Floor Space:


15,332 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


490.8 tCO2/Year

BIO

BIO


BIO is a new 816-unit apartment complex in Ibagué. The homes are ideally located with easy access to the main roads of the city, nearby shopping centers and Aeropuerto Perales. The community will feature numerous amenities for residents to enjoy, including a pool, BBQ area, gym, recreational court and playground.

The one and two-bedroom apartments will be built to reduce energy and water usage, incorporating reflective paint, a variable refrigerant volume cooling system, energy-saving lighting and low-flow plumbing fixtures. Residents will benefit from energy and water savings with lower utility bills.

BIO was designed by Constructora Colpatria, an architectural firm committed to incorporating resource-efficient and socially-responsible standards into its projects. Constructora Colpatria intends to continue to certify its projects and help bring a green transformation to the construction sector in the region.  

BIO has received an EDGE Advanced certificate from CAMACOL.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification



40%

Energy Savings*


36%

Water Savings


61%

Less Embodied Energy in Materials

Technical Solutions


Energy


Reduced window-to-wall ratio, reflective paint for the roof and external walls, external shading devices, a variable refrigerant volume (VRV) cooling system, 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, precast concrete panels for internal walls, in-situ reinforced internal and external walls, and UPVC window frames.


*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:


Manzana 12 Plan Parcial Santa Cruz
Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia

Stage:


Preliminary EDGE Certificate

Date:


April 2020

Floor Space:


53,908 m2

Total CO2 Savings:


364.0 tCO2/Year