New Law of Energy Efficiency will regulate new building standards

The new law of Energy Efficiency was approved in March of this year and seeks to promote and regulate the energy consumption standards for new buildings—and even old buildings that will undergo renovations. The goal is to achieve a rational and sustainable use of energy as well as of construction materials, ensuring a buildings’ endurance and earthquake resistance. These standards allow for a better temperature control within the buildings, making unnecessary the use of internal calefaction or air conditioning. The use of materials like drywall, fiberglass and steel frames, will allow a lighter more durable building. It will also result…

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