Project Specs

Location: Red Deer, Alberta
Climate Zone: Cold
Building Type: Commercial
Project Phase: Certified
Certification Type: Passive House Classic
Year of Construction: 2018
Gross Floor Area (m2): 1542
Treated Floor Area (m2): 1542
PHPP Verification: Download

Project Description

The Scott Subaru dealership is the worlds first PH certified auto dealership. It includes a showroom and repair bays. Located in Red Deer Alberta, this project has successfully certified in city that has extreme high and low temperatures, as well as significant wind. These climate attributes created challenging conditions, but through collaboration between Architecture, Mechanical Design, and the Passive House Design team, the project has reached a successful conclusion.

Thermal Envelope

Exterior Wall: gypsum board
LSL studs with cellulose
rockboard 80

U-value = 0.084 W/(m2K)
Basement Floor/Floor Slab: concrete
Terrafoam type 2
U-value = 0.109 W/(m2K)
Roof: gypsum board
cellulose insulation
U-value = 0.047 W/(m2K)
Window: 09ud-Guardian (6:/12/6/12/:8 Kr 90%)

U g-value = 0.48 W/(m2K)
g -value = 52 %

Mechanical System

Ventilation: Swegon, Gold Rx
The project had multiple ventilation units.
Two RX 07 and one Rx 20 were installed.
Heating/Cooling: Heat Pump:
- Mitsubishi CityMulti (Outdoor units)
- Mitsubishi Mr. Slim (Indoor units)
Domestic Hot Water: Sanden CO2 Heat pump, distribution through re-circulation for the showroom area.

Magikist - Gas fired pressure washer heater for the car wash.