Traynor – Mayer Residence

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Building Type: Single Family Residential
Project Phase: Under Construction
Certification Type: Targeting Certification
Year of Construction: 2016
Gross Floor Area (m2): 325
PHPP Verification:

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Project Description

This single family, detached split level residential home is situated on a corner lot along a bicycle route in the heart of Central Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighbourhood. Both the home owner and the builder are committed to building a house that is as sustainable as possible and we are in the process of targeting Passive House certification.
Some of the green initiatives we have constructed so far include:
– Construction waste diversion strategies
– ICF basement walls = R-42
– 15” thick exterior walls = R-47
– Roof assembly = R-57
– Dow Corning aerogel insulation blankets at R-9.6 per inch to reduce thermal bridging
– SIGA building envelope system
– Gaulhofer triple pane high performance windows & doors
– Zehnder ComfoAir 550 Heat Recovery Ventilator
– Post HRV make up air boost heater with electric coil
– Sanden CO2 eco friendly hot water tank
– Power-Pipe drain water heat recovery exchanger
– Wolf magnetic induction electric cooktop
– Electric heat pump ventless condensing clothes dryer
– Solar tubes for rooftop solar panel futureproofing
– LED lighting
– Green roofs