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FIRST PASSIVE HOUSE MULTIFAMILY BUILDING SLATED TO START CONSTRUCTION IN VANCOUVER, CANADA #PASSIVEH

Passive House Duplex starting construction in Vancouver – Another First for Marken Design + Consulting


After a lengthy development and building permitting process, Vancouver’s first Multifamily Building aiming at meeting the stringent Passive House Energy Standard is finally scheduled to start construction. Designed along a West Coast Contemporary theme, this Duplex with handicap accessible basement suite is featuring Triple Pane Windows, a Solar Hot Water System, Environmentally Friendly Insulation Materials, Low VOC and other Green Products and a Ultra Efficient Heat Recovery Ventilation System, to name a few.


Vancouver Multifamily Passive House Building


In addition to the long list of Green Building features, this Duplex will highlight a 4KW Photovoltaic System which will produce sufficient electricity to pay for most of the building’s annual energy consumption.


Project Summary:

  • West Coast Contemporary Design Theme by Marken Design + Consulting

  • Open Layout with lot’s of Natural Light

  • Optimized Solar Gains for max. Comfort and Savings

  • Renewable Energy Production via PV System

  • Environmentally Friendly Materials and Products

  • Ultra Low Maintenance

  • Basement Suite Handicap accessible

  • Electric Car Charging Station

Design Performance:

  • Estimated Monthly Utility Bill: below $60.- per Unit

  • Estimated Annual Heating Bill: below ~ $ 200.- per Unit

  • Reduced Green House Gas Emissions compared to standard Building: ~98%

  • Maximum Comfort in Winter and Summer

  • Same Construction Costs as Vancouver Quality Constructed Custom Home


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