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Ecolife Capitol’s three high-rise residential towers introduced over 630 green apartments to the housing market in Ha Noi, Vietnam. To maximize energy savings and ensure occupant comfort, each of the apartments in the development are designed to maximize natural ventilation and feature low-flow plumbing fixtures, LED lighting and low-E double-glazed windows.
Ecolife Capitol was built by Capital House, a real estate investor dedicated to improving the resource efficiency of commercial and social housing through the use of energy-smart architectural design. Ecolife Capitol received final EDGE certification from SGS Vietnam.
See more details about this projecthttps://www.edgebuildings.com/projects/ecolife-capitol/
Photo creditPhotos Courtesy of Capital House
Owner approach of sustainabilityVision: Taking Green Technology as a foundation for development, constantly improving and improving the quality to become one of the ten prestigious contractors of Vietnam in the field of construction of high buildings. Mission: As a pioneer in the application of Green Technology in construction, CNX has a mission to contribute to the development of the country's construction and infrastructure, to create value for life. Social, sustainable for society and community. Core values: "Tri - tin - copper - heart…
With the philosophy of green – sustainable design – environmentally friendly, the idea throughout the project is the harmony between nature and modern technology, right in each apartment.
Architectural descriptionUnderstanding the infinite value of green space in modern life, the design of natural harmony with the landscape not only create harmony in architecture, but also bring the perfect green living environment for the owner. the future of the EcoLife Capitol.
- 15 KgCO2/m2/year
- 5 506 m3
Health & Comfort
- A green project is a project that can not be green or green, but must be green, to create an ecological environment with fresh air, thereby creating comfort, do Increase happiness index for residents and longevity of people.
With the design of this green - sustainable - environmental friendly motto, EcoLife Capitol was built from nature-friendly materials in harmony with the landscape which do not pollute the environment and save maximum power sources. At EcoLife Capitol, work surfaces allow sunlight through subtly arranged spaces. Spaces and the architecture ratio are researched in terms of sun and wind direction to reduce the impact of climate and strong light. Rooftop greeneries provide oxygen and contribute to a comfortable living space.
The residents of the EcoLife Capitol have seen the real value of the project in enhancing health indicators, good ecological environment, and significant energy savings
Reduced Window to Wall Ratio - WWR of 17%
Reflective Paint for External Walls - Solar Reflectivity (albedo) of 0.7
Insulation of Roof : U-value of 2.05
Insulation of External Walls : U-value of 1.71
Low-E Coated Glass : U-value of 1.8 W/m².K and SHGC of 0.28
Energy-Saving Light Bulbs - Internal Spaces/Common Areas and External Spaces
Lighting Controls for Common Areas and Outdoors
Solar Photovoltaics - 0.84% of Total Energy Demand
- Finishing work / Plumbing - Sanitary equipment
Low-Flow Showerheads - 7.72 L/min
Low-Flow Faucets for Kitchen Sinks - 8.05 L/min
Low-Flow Faucets in All Bathrooms - 5.14 L/min
Single Flush for Water Closets - 4.8 L/flush
- Finishing work / Partitions, insulation
Internal Walls: Cellular Light Weight Concrete Blocks
Flooring: Parquet/Wood Block Finishes/ Ceramic Tile