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K-Villa+ awarded LOTUS Gold green building certification

Green building certification, the first in Can Tho, recognizes the project team’s efforts to create a healthy living environment while respecting the harmony with nature.

Details

 

  • Rating System : LOTUS Homes V1
  • Building type : Private Villa
  • Size (GFA) : 813 m2
  • Certification Date: September 2020
  • Green consultant: GreenViet

 

Project Sustainability

Energy:

  • Effective passive design with limited east and west facade areas and shading on most glazing areas
  • Efficient air-conditioning systems with a COP improvement of 36.8% over QCVN 09:2013/BXD requirements
  • Use of efficient LED lighting fixtures to achieve a LPD of 3.75 W/m2
  • All appliances installed are energy-efficient (4 or 5 stars under VNEEP label, EU energy label class A++, etc.)
  • Domestic hot water is supplied by a solar water heating system
  • Solar PV system with a peak power of 15.8 kWp

Water:

  • Use of dual flush low-flow WCs (3/4.5 liters per flush)

Health and Comfort

  • Fresh air supply fans are installed to provide sufficient fresh air in 95% of the habitable space.
  • All paint, coating, adhesive and sealant products used have low-VOC content
  • All habitable spaces are provided with good daylight

Material:

  • All windows and doors are made of recycled materials (uPVC with 30% recycled content and steel)

Site and Environment:

  • 34.8% of the site area is covered with vegetation (with 27 different species, mostly native and climate-adapted) and pot plants installed on all the balconies and roofs
  • 56.3% of average site perviousness thanks to use of open-grid pavement, green roof and unbound pavers
  • during construction, measures were implemented to recycle construction waste, minimize construction noise, limit air, land and water pollution impacting the neighborhood