Mexico!! #PassiveHouse workshop for energy-efficient houses! September 13th! #EcoCasa.

Mexico!! #PassiveHouse workshop for energy-efficient houses! September 13th! #EcoCasa.

The EcoCasa Program, managed by Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal (SHF) grants credits for the construction of energy-efficient houses that achieve at least a 20% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. The LAIF Component is funded by the Latin American Investment Fund (LAIF – hence the name) from the European Union. It involves the construction of approximately 600 houses under the Passive House Standard. In order to achieve as a result between 70 and 90% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, the developers are offered: a) Economic incentives in the form of bridge credits managed by SHF and aimed at covering up to 70% of the additional costs related to the energy efficiency measures. b) Technical support provided by the consortium GOPA | Passivhaus Institut, who works together with local advisors to guarantee the optimization and compliance with the Passive House criteria in a...

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