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Designing and building sustainable homes

Designing and building sustainable homes

Reducing energy consumption through sustainable home development in Argentina.
Themes
  • Energy
  • Energy efficiency
Location

Argentina, Latin America and the Caribbean

Case Summary
The objective is the reduction of energy consumption, peak demand and greenhouse gas emissions related to the social housing sector in Argentina through setting standards and technological guidelines of energy efficiency and renewable energy in the construction of new housing development. Results: Average reduction of 30% of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in the new social housing, through the incorporation of energy efficiency measures and incorporating renewable energy technologies.

Results supported byUNDPWorld Resources InstituteTransparency partnership