28 Feb '16, 7pm

#Mexico #building pros get to work w/ @EdgeBuildings workshop!

The meeting room at SUMe’s (Sustentabilidad para México) LEED Platinum headquarters was packed this week for a sold-out workshop on a new green building tool that is catalyzing mass-market transformation: EDGE (“Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies”). Many of the professionals in attendance have helped make Mexico the seventh largest market for green building in the world. Now, they are continuing to uphold their commitment to building a sustainable future for Mexico by learning the ins and outs of the EDGE rating system. An innovation of International Finance Corporation (IFC), EDGE is a green building certification system for new residential and commercial buildings. EDGE requires that a green building achieve a projected minimum reduction of 20 percent in energy and water usage, as well as embodied energy in materials as benchmarked against a standard local bui...

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