Developed by Grupo Somma, Dr. González 225 is a housing development consisting of 17 apartment homes located in Santa María la Ribera in Mexico City.
Grupo Somma is a young company founded on the principle of delivering housing with a higher quality of life for tenants while also doing the best for the future of the planet and environment. It is for this reason that they pursued achieving EDGE certification for this project.
Dr. González 225 has received a Preliminary EDGE Certificate from Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI).
Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification
Less Embodied Energy in Materials
External Shading Devices, Insulation of Roof, High Efficiency Boiler for Hot Water, Energy-Saving Light Bulbs for Internal and External Spaces, Lighting Controls for Corridors and Staircases.
Low-Flow Showerheads and Faucets, Single Flush for Water Closets.
Concrete Filler Slab with Polystyrene Blocks for Floors and Roof, Solid Dense Concrete Blocks for Internal and External Walls, Plasterboards on Metal Studs with Insulation for Internal Walls.
*Part of the energy efficiency percentage may be associated with virtual energy for comfort depending on the presence of heating and cooling systems. Note that virtual energy does not contribute savings to utility bills.