About Us

We are a Salvadoran company formed by an interdiciplinary team of professionals, with specialty in the optimization of the use of energy resources. We are specialists in promoting the construction of a Sustainable Energy Model, betting on the efficient use of energy and water, as well as the implementation of clean and renewable energies.

Advise our clients adequately in the implementationclients and development of equipment, processes and systems that use energy efficiently. We are specialists in efficient and sustainable energy, we provide advice in all fields of energy efficiency and renewable energy, in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

Sustainability & Research has as one of its pillars the high quality of its services, applying to the highest standards of performance and governed by intentional norms applicable to them.


At Sustainability & Research we believe that the construction of a more sustainable world is possible, we believe that the way to achieve it is responsibility, dignity and the human intellect. The commitment to sustainability and ecological culture is our reason for being.

Sustainability & Research Miembro de:



The American Chamber of Commerce of El Salvador, AmCham, is an independent, non-profit institution that represents and develops the business interests of the United States in El Salvador, while serving the business community by promoting trade and investment between the United States and El Salvador.



Belonging to El Salvador Green Building Council is to be part of a network of companies, professionals, students and related in the field of construction that seek to be part of the change of the industry towards sustainability.

Meet Our Team

We are a group of highly qualified professionals with extensive knowledge in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy. We are focused on improving the results of your company using the most advanced techniques in the market.

CEO- Dr. Aaron Martinez

Since 2011, he is the owner and CEO of Sustainability & Research S.A. de C.V., a consulting firm recognized nationally and internationally for conducting innovative consulting studies in energy efficiency, integration of solar energy to buildings, energy simulation and design of engineering systems with a focus on energy efficiency. He also serves as Professor, Chair of the Department of Energy and Fluid Sciences at UCA. He got his Bachelor´s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Central American University (UCA) in El Salvador and a Master's and Ph.D.  in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States. He is a former Fulbright Scholar and participated in the Solar Decathlon (international competition to design, build and operate zero energy housing) in 2007, being in charge of the simulation and energy optimization of the University of Illinois project, obtaining first place in the categories of market viability and thermal comfort. He has fifteen years of consulting experience in energy efficiency and solar energy in buildings and industry, serving government, commercial and industrial institutions in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and the United States. He has published a dozen of research papers in international conferences and scientific journals. He is an active member of the professional associations ASHRAE, ASME, ASIMEI and IBPSA. He is the titular representative in the Consulting Committee of the National Energy Council of El Salvador for the period 2016-2019. He is the Principal Investigator of the NZEB-UCA project, the first net zero energy research laboratory in the Central American region.

Ing. Camelot Cardoza - Project Manager