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AFRESH Home

Location

3700 Willingdon Ave.

Burnaby, BC

Content Type
  • Building
Completion Date
2001
Site/ building area:
185.8 m2 plus attic space
Budget:
$185 000
Certifications & Awards
Project Team
  • Owner: BCIT
  • Architect: Russcher & Evans Architects
  • Structural Engineer: Britco Structures
  • Contractor: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation & BCIT

Summary

This demonstration housing project at British Columbia Institute of Technology’s (BCIT) Burnaby Campus was the result of a team effort by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, BCIT, the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association, the Canadian Plywood Association, UBC School of Architecture, and a host of product and service providers.

Afresh Home is an affordable, durable, healthy and environmentally conscious home that is designed to change easily as the lifestyle of its occupants change. Green features include energy-efficient windows, durable building envelope, low-flush toilets and aerator taps, low-emitting building materials, and building integrated photovoltaics.

www.commons.bcit.ca/chcc/afresh.html

 

This post was imported from the 'Greater Vancouver Green Guide', it's part of the 'Green Guide Portal' to the Green Building Brain.

Description

Tours: Available on request, call 604-453-4060