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Designing and building sustainable homes in Argentina

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.

Country 
Argentina
Region 
Latin America and Caribbean
Action Area 
Mitigation
Planning and Implementation Activity 
Developing and Implementing Policies and Measures
Sectors and Themes 
Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy
Source 
LEDS Global Partnership
Language 
Spanish