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New partner for Americas Regional Network

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) Americas Regional Network welcomes the Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE) as new partner.

BASE uses a unique combination of expertise to unlock investment in sustainable energy to meet the challenge of climate change. They develop innovative ideas and tailored market-driven solutions for public and private organisations. In Latin America, BASE advises organisations on how to provide clean energy in rural areas, energy efficiency

As a partner to the WorldGBC Americas Regional Network, BASE will be working with the local Green Building Councils to mainstream a Cooling as a Service (CaaS) business. CaaS is an initiative lead by BASE along with the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program (K-CEP) that overcomes key market and financial barriers to increase and accelerate the adoption of energy efficient cooling technologies and the use of climate-friendly refrigerants gases.

Daniel Magallón, Managing Director, BASE said: “BASE is very excited to have joined efforts with WorldGBC, a key player in sustainable buildings, with Cooling as a Service and the global mission to unlock investment in climate-friendly and energy-efficient cooling solutions.”

Juanita Aalvarez, Head WorldGBC Americas Regional Network said: “We’re delighted to enter into this partnership to enable our Green Building Councils to investigate new solutions to providing energy to Latin America.”

For more information on this partnership, see our blog on enhancing cooling in buildings.