Habitat III - Urban Future
  • Wednesday 19
  • The Energy & Environmental Efficiency Planning for Low Income Housing In Mexico

    Urban Future
    Lead Organization:
    Infonavit (Instituto Del Fondo Nacional De La Vivienda Para Los Trabajadores)
    Partner organizations:
    Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

    In this session will be presented the methodology and result regarding the regional sustainable development, in terms of housing solutions that improve the quality of life through environmental sustainability, in 2014, infonavit was awarded by the publishing house World Finance as the Most Sustainable Bank Mexico 2014, due to its Green Mortage programme. This scheme consists of allowing an additional amount of credit to an Infonavit loan, when the acquired home is equipped with eco-technologies that generate savings in household expenditure.