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Green Building Retrofit

Location: Gadshill, ON
Client: Residential Home
Date: 2007

AET was the project manager for the green design and building retrofit of an existing home in Gadshill, Ontario. The green home consists of a number of green features including, but not limited to:

  • Energy Star Windows (Low-E Argon Filled)
  • Meets Energuide for Homes
  • Energy Star programmable thermostat
  • Increased attic insulation to R-50
  • Sensor lighting in all bathrooms
  • Low voltage halogen and compact fluorescent light fixtures
  • Natural lighting
  • Recycled materials
  • Diverted 80% of all construction by-product away from landfill
  • Timbers harvest from the property
  • Locally manufactured products
  • Hardwood flooring
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Geothermal central heat and water heating
  • Heat Recovery Ventilator
  • Natural ventilation