On September 18, the Brazilian Council for Sustainable Construction (CBCS) presented its Efficient Cities project at the Connected Smart Cities event in São Paulo. Financed by the Institute for Climate and Society (iCS), the initiative had its coordinator, the architect Maria Andrea Triana, as its spokesperson.

Entitled “The potential of sustainability in the management of public buildings,” the address disclosed the results of the analyses of the consumption of energy and water by the public buildings in three pilot cities. It provided evidence as to how the public management of these items can generate significant potential savings, as well as enabling the implementation of strategies in public policies.

The CBCS also used took advantage of the event to divulge the Guide of Best Practices for Brazilian Municipalities, which was developed during the project and is available on the platform www.cidadeseficientes.cbcs.org.br

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