Gerardo Arango S.J. School of Arts - Javeriana

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    Green Solutions Awards 2019 - Buildings

    Energy & Temperate Climates
    Users' Choice

    ​Bogota's climate is classified as warm and temperate. There is significant rainfall throughout the year in Bogota. Even the driest month still has a lot of rainfall.The average temperature in Bogota is 13.5 °C.

    Energy ( 23% energy savings): Insulated roofing and external walls, air conditioning with water cooled chiller, energy-saving lighting, occupancy sensors and photoelectric sensors to harvest daylight.
    Water (22% water savings): Low-flow faucets, water-efficient single flush water closets and water-efficient urinals.
    Materials (44% less embodied energy in materials): Controlled use of concrete and glass fiber reinforced concrete cladding for external walls, honeycomb clay blocks with plaster on both sides and plasterboards on metal studs with insulation for internal walls, and finished concrete flooring.

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    Calle 40b 5-37 Ciudad Universitaria Javeriana , 110231 Bogotá, Cundinamarca Colombia

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