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Designing and building sustainable homes in Argentina

Countries and regions
Argentina, Latin America and Caribbean
Action area


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.

Planning and implementation activity
Developing and Implementing Policies and Measures
Institutions involved

Government of Argentina

Sectors and themes
Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy
Source details
LEDS Global Partnership

Results supported byUNDPWorld Resources InstituteTransparency partnership