Riovivo is a new 782-unit apartment complex in Rionegro. Residents will enjoy the complex’s numerous common areas, including athletic courts and a pool. The complex will be completed in four phases and the first will include two 14-story towers, Menta and Turquesa.
Residents of Menta and Turquesa’s 338 units will benefit from lower utility bills as the towers have been designed to reduce energy and water usage through LED lighting, reflective paint, external shading devices, and low-flow plumbing fixtures.
Riovivo’s developer, Arconsa, is committed to incorporating resource efficient design and technologies into its projects. Arconsa intends to continue to certify its projects, helping to transform the construction sector in the region.
Riovivo – Menta and Turquesa has received an EDGE Advanced certificate from CAMACOL.
Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification
Less Embodied Energy in Materials
Reduced window-to-wall ratio, reflective paint/tiles for the roof, external shading devices, natural ventilation with operable windows, energy-saving lighting in internal and external spaces, and lighting controls for corridors and staircases.
Water-efficient single-flush water closets and low-flow showerheads and faucets for kitchen sinks and washbasins.
In-situ reinforced concrete slab for the floor and roof, in-situ reinforced internal walls, and cored bricks with plaster on both sides for internal and external 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.