Development of a market study for the potential of Green Buildings in Costa Rica

Costa Rica
Sept. 2014 - Apr. 2015

The objective of this consultancy is to assess the market opportunities for a proposed Green Buildings program in Costa Rica, including aspects related to the existing regulatory framework, building stock, energy and water consumption patterns and possible financial institutions (FIs).

Undertake a detailed assessment of the current building stock including estimates of “green” buildings completed as well as growth projections (over five and ten years) of the Costa Rica building sectors

Collect detailed information that can be used for the DSM that they will develop for each of the targeted sub-sectors and climatic zones

Develop simulation models and sensitivity analysis

Calibrate a voluntary green building scheme

Develop recommendations for policy analysis