Passive House

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REMI Network

Vancouver opens Passive House cultural hub

The City of Vancouver opened a cultural hub in the downtown South area that is also the tallest certified commercial Passive House development in Canada.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

A first Passive House retrofit in Halifax

Once complete, it will serve as an inspiration for others pursuing deep retrofits of existing buildings, an endeavour that offers the most hope for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Halifax.
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REMI Network

First zero-carbon firehall in Canada opens

Vancouver’s Firehall 17 is Canada’s first ever zero-carbon facility of its kind and is now on track to achieve Passive House certification.
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Construction Business

Vancouver’s tallest residential tower launches

Brivia Group has officially launched the Curv tower in Vancouver. It is set to be the world's tallest passive house building.
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REMI Network

UFV student housing project team selected

Turner Construction Company and Clark Builders have been selected to build student housing at the UFV in B.C.
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Design Quarterly

HCMA wins Innovation by Design Award

HCMA has been recognized in multiple categories at Fast Company’s 2022 Innovation by Design Awards for its work on Clayton Community Centre.
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REMI Network

New on-campus housing opens at UVic

An eight-storey student-housing building with 385 beds has opened at the University of Victoria, offering more living arrangements in a city with one of the lowest rental vacancy rates in the province. 
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Construction Business

UBC’s Passive House residential building opens

One of Canada’s largest residential buildings targeting Passive House certification has opened at the UBC campus.
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Construction Business

Vancouver Passive House tower receives funding

Vancouver is receiving $7.1 million from the federal government towards a new Coal Harbour mixed-use passive affordable housing development.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Inside a Passive House first in Surrey, B.C.

Designing the ​​Clayton Community Centre to become Passive House certified for ultra-low energy use was no easy feat, especially since the international standard had never been pursued for this type of facility in North America.
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Design Quarterly

World’s tallest passive house planned for Vancouver

A 60-storey residential development is planned for downtown Vancouver. It will be the world's tallest passive house building.
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Construction Business

Prefabrication and VDC critical for complex projects

Prefabrication and virtual design and construction (VDC) were critical for the delivery of two mass timber showcase projects in Vancouver.
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Construction Business

Clayton Community Centre wins wood design award

The Clayton Community Centre was honoured with a Citation Award at the 38th annual Wood Design & Building Awards.

REMI Network

Pre-fabricated CLT condo will be a first in Toronto

A new condo will be a first in Toronto as plans are realized through a joint venture between Windmill Developments and Leader Lane Developments.
Deep Retrofit Challenge

Canadian Facility Management & Design

York Region piloting Passive House at new facility

A new men's emergency and transitional housing facility, set to rise in Aurora, Ontario, has opened the door to pilot-testing Passive House in York Region.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Hamilton tower becomes world’s largest residential Passive House

The Ken Soble Tower in Hamilton, Ontario, has become the world’s largest residential building retrofitted to the Passive House standard.
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Design Quarterly

Ontario tower Passive House retrofit a world first

The Ken Soble Tower in Hamilton has become the world’s largest residential building retrofitted to the Passive House standard.