Publication on how to improve energy efficiency in Madrid housing buildings


Publication addressed to the residential buildings managers, that suggest steps ans their practical application for reduction of energy consume with the title: “Guía de Eficiencia Energética para Administradores de Fincas” (Energy Efficiency Guide for Property Administrators).


General data

Client: Fundación Gas Natural Fenosa / Sponsor: Comunidad de Madrid / Public presentation: done in 2007 in Canal de Isabel II, Madrid / Developed in collaboration with Albert Cuchí (UPC) / Publication form: book of 148 pages of 20 x 22 cm / work status: finished and published.


Work done

Idea creation, graphic communication strategies, research topics to be addressed, composition of all contents, realisation of drafts of some images, graphics, tables and illustrations. Attendance to the layout, in collaboration with Arturo Meler, to the selection of all the images of other authors, in collaboration with Liliana Bollini.


Chapter 1 is devoted to introduce property administration into the relation that exists in the middle and the construction sector, focused in the explanation of its environmental impacts and the public policies that exist for reducing them. Chapter 2 propose the steps than can be taken, since the daily work of building manager to reduce its energy consume giving practical advice with technical and energy valuation, impact of possible actions, and guidance on where to find more information, technical support and financial aid. Chapter 3 considers, when time and investment capacity are ok, what are the possibility of improvement that has the energy renovation of buildings. Chapter 4 is devoted to explain the Blue Plan, of actions to reduce the atmospheric pollution of Community of Madrid.