Universidad del Medio Ambiente

  • Project type : Renovation
  • Building Type : School, college, university
  • Construction Year : 2008
  • Delivery year : 2019
  • Climate zone : [Cwb] Mild, dry winter, cool and wet summer.
  • Net Floor Area : 532 m2
  • Construction/refurbishment cost : 800 000 €
  • Cost/m2 : 1 504 €/m2


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  • Contest

    Green Solutions Awards 2019 - Buildings

    Energy & Hot Climates
    Low Carbon
    Health & Comfort
    Users' Choice


    ​Energy (53% energy savings): Reduced window to wall ratio, reflective paint/tiles for walls, external shading devices, insulated roofing and external walls, natural ventilation for classrooms, energy-saving lighting, solar hot water collectors and solar photovoltaics.
    Water (89% water savings): Water-efficient single flush water closets, water-efficient urinals and faucets, a rainwater harvesting system, water-efficient landscaping and a blackwater treatment and recycling system.
    Materials (68% less energy embodied in materials): Asphalt shingles and clay roofing on timber rafters for roof construction, timber weatherboard on timber studs for external walls, compressed stabilized earth blocks for internal and external walls and timber window frames.

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    Location

    Valle del bravo , 51200 Valle de Bravo Mexico

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