Environmental impact of sustainable housing in rural area of Pilot Plan, Santo Domingo de Los T'sachilas, Ecuador



  • Andrea Katiushka Loor Calderón Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Juan Xavier Guerrero García Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Gloria Isabel Calderón Unidad Educativa Kasama, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Santo Domingo de los T’sáchilas, Ecuador


environmental impact, households, local development, renewable energy, sustainability


This article proposes the design of a sustainable home, which has considered climatic and environmental parameters of the province of Santo Domingo de Los T'sáchilas, in the Plan Piloto parish, from where the endemic natural resources of the area, to build a decent and pleasant home with the material of its environment, respecting the environment to meet the basic needs of the inhabitants, managing to sustain itself with efficient electrical energy. The position of the sun will be considered for the orientation and distribution of the day and night spaces, to minimize the consumption of electrical energy; 8 photovoltaic panels will be used in series that during the day capture the energy of solar radiation and the surplus is stored in 8 batteries that at night provide energy to the house. To meet this objective, it is proposed to build a sustainable home with materials provided by nature, using the resources of the environment, respecting the environment, making the most of the natural resources of the sun and the earth, largely reducing energy consumption and the environmental impact.


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How to Cite

Calderón, A. K. L. ., García, J. X. G. ., & Calderón, G. I. . (2020). Environmental impact of sustainable housing in rural area of Pilot Plan, Santo Domingo de Los T’sachilas, Ecuador. International Journal of Life Sciences, 4(3), 31–40. https://doi.org/10.29332/ijls.v4n3.476



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