Sustainable Sites

  • Bicycle storage
  • Located next to a transit station
  • Four electrical car charging stations

Water Efficiency

  • Low flow fixtures will have an estimated 32% water use savings

Energy and Atmosphere

  • Enhanced refrigerant management for HVAC & R equipment
  • Energy efficient design with estimated 19% energy savings
  • Light pollution reduction

Materials and Resources

  • Reused approximately 60% of existing structure to reduce landfill waste
  • In total, building materials used had a combined 22% recycled content
  • 5884 metric tonnes of construction waste generated with 5298 metric tonnes recycled or diverted from landfill—90% diversion rate from landfill

Indoor Environment Quality

  • Carbon dioxide monitoring sensors in all air systems
  • Thermal comfort design for human occupancy
  • Low emitting materials including paints, flooring, wood, adhesives, and sealants
  • Building uses all LED lighting not fluorescent, which may contain mercury

This site can be booked for tours.  Please send your request to FACHelp@epl.ca.