Sustainability has been our primary concern right from the start of the Portopiccolo project. In addition to architectural excellence, the aim has also been to make it a shining example of indoor comfort and environmental protection, with solutions that ensure energy consumption is kept to a minimum. The site uses an engineering solution based on water source heat pump technology that uses seawater as its heat exchange source. This renewable resource remains stable over time, ensuring the temperature within the closed loop can be effectively controlled at all times.
No cars are allowed to access the village and all 1200 parking spaces are underground. The village is also powered by 200 square metres of solar panels that contribute to the high efficiency of the domestic hot water heating. These solutions combine maximum comfort with real energy savings, reflected in the very low expenses. All residences have Class A and A + power consumption ratings with thermal-acoustic insulation at the highest levels currently available, mechanically-controlled ventilation, and high-insulation doors and windows.