Module VI: Built Environment and Sustainability



  • Social education and resettlement Programs in Medellin

  • Towards zero energy buildings

  • Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of sustainable measures on new construction as well as the existing housing stock, or retrofitting the existing housing stock

  • Green buildings, assessing cost and cost effectiveness

  • Buildings energy efficiency

  • Urban Island effect

  • Policy making: regulatory and voluntary mechanisms

  • Closed Looped Cycle Production in the Americas (CLCPA) Program -- manufacturing and use of sustainable building materials, the need to develop building envelop performance indicators, how to incorporate C2C principles in infrastructural projects and planning activities


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