EcoLife Riverside is a 20-story high-rise apartment building in Quy Nhon city in Vietnam. Featuring ample green spaces and views of the nearby Hà Thanh River, residents of the building’s 694 units will be able to live among nature while still having access to the city center.
The one, two and three-bedroom apartments will be built to reduce energy and water usage, allowing residents to save on utility bills and lower their carbon footprint.
EcoLife Riverside is being built by Capital House, a real estate investor dedicated to spreading green values to the communities in which it operates. An EDGE champion, Capital House incorporates energy-smart technologies and architectural design into its commercial and residential buildings. Additional EDGE-certified projects by Capital House include Ecohome 3, Ecohome Phuc Loi and EcoCity Premia Sales Gallery.
EcoLife Riverside has received a preliminary EDGE certificate from SGS Vietnam.
Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification
Less Embodied Energy in Materials
Reduced window to wall ratio, external shading devices, roof and wall insulation, reflective paint for external walls, energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces, lighting controls for corridors and staircases and solar photovoltaics.
Dual-flush water closets and low-flow showerheads and faucets for kitchen sinks and washbasins.
In-situ waffle concrete floor slabs, in-situ reinforced concrete slab for roof and cellular light weight concrete blocks for internal walls.
*Part of the energy efficiency percentage may be associated with virtual energy for comfort depending on the presence of heating and cooling systems. Note that virtual energy does not contribute savings to utility bills.