British Columbia SIP Passive House Vancouver BC
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
|Project Type:||Residential, < 3,000 sq. ft.|
|Manufacturer:||Premier Building Systems|
|Design Professional:||Nick Bray Architects|
|HERS/EUI Index Score:|
|ACH50 - Blower Test Results:||0.4|
Awards/Certifications: Building Excellence Awards, Other Awards, Passive House
BEA: 2022 Homes Under 3K Sq. Ft. High Performance Winner
Passive House Design and Passive House Canada Certification
How did SIP construction help you get this job?
Reduced Thermal Bridging
Panelized Building System
Light Weight Construction - Built on columns in Peet Bog
SIP wall thickness: 6" and 8" GPS
SIP roof thickness: na
Benefits of using SIPs on this project. Did SIPs help save time, labor, construction costs, or energy?
Innovative design elements or structural engineering involved:
Passive House Design
Certifications the project received:
Passive House Canada Certification
Blower door test results: 0.4 ACH50
Additional energy-saving materials used in the building envelope:
Additional energy-efficient products or design features:
Passive House designed for solar gain through windows.
Hot water heat pump
Additional sustainable materials or design features:
Used the trees that were felled as the siding, landscape is natural to the area.
RainScreen SA has zero VOCs, contains no Red List Chemicals, and does not
require primer ensuring crew safety and a healthy building. Solar Ready.
- Other: British-Columbia-SIP-Passive-House-Vancouver-BC-Canada.pdf
- Other: West-Eco-18th-Street-Passive-House.pdf