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Architecture

2015 Award Winning Project: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office

...heat gain such as the electrical rooms and server rooms is recovered through the heat pump system to preheat domestic hot water. Dimming electronic ballasts are...

Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

...Passive House design maximizes passive solar heat absorption with south facing windows, plus high levels of insulation and an extremely airtight building envelo...