Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Social Housing

Project Summary

To reduce energy consumption, electricity as well as natural gas, and related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from social housing in Argentina through the development of new minimum habitability standards for the construction of new social housing with energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE).

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Inter-American Development Bank
Executing Agencies
National Sustainable Environment and Development Secretariat. Cabinet of Ministers.-Urban Development and Housing Under Secretariat (UDHUS). Public Works Secretariat of the Ministry of Federal Planning, Public Investment and Services.- National Institute of Industrial Technology. Ministry of Industry
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
160,780 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,281,838 USD
Co-financing Total
44,538,475 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,028,184 USD
Total Cost 54,981,093.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Mar 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
17 May 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Mar 2014
Project closed