Project Specs

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Building Type: Multi-Unit Residential
Project Phase: Under Construction
Certification Type: None
Year of Construction: 2017
Gross Floor Area (m2): 5900
Treated Floor Area (m2): 4215

Project Description

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Thermal Envelope

Exterior Wall: 2x6 insulated timber frame (R22 batt), 2” continuous EPS rigid insulation, 2x4 insulated timber frame (R14 Batt).
U-value = 0.138 W/(m2K)
Basement Floor/Floor Slab: 16” concrete slab with 6” rigid EPS insulation
U-value: 0.216 W/(m2K)

16” concrete slab with 6” rigid EPS insulation, 6” spray insulation
U-value = 0.112 W/(m2K)
Roof: 11 7/8 insulated I-Joists (R22 batt), tapered (min. 6”) continuous EPS rigid insulation (R22,5min.)
U-value = 0.216 W/(m2K)
Window: Cardinal Glass, Argon filled, low E coating
4 180-16 argon-4 clear-16 argon 4 180;
U-value COG: 0.63 W/(m2K); g-value COG: 55%
4 366-16 argon-4 clear-16 argon 4 180;
U g-value = 0.59 W/(m2K)
g -value = 27 %

Mechanical System

Ventilation: Zehnder, ComfoAir550
PH certified ventilation system located within the thermal envelope
20 Units
Heating/Cooling: Electric Baseboards
Domestic Hot Water: High efficiency gas hot water tanks, central system installed on the roof outside of the thermal envelope