Posts Tagged ‘water source heat pumps’

Killbear Park Interpretive Centre

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Bold form reflects site’s rugged terrain and environmental stewardship

View of the west elevation shows how the building perches on the rock ledge. An overhang at the south-west corner [right in photo] and interior sun shades mitigate solar heat gain
by Gordon Stratford
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Shifting, sloping and canting, the Killbear Provincial Park Visitor Centre pays homage to its site, a windswept outcropping of the Canadian Shield, its granite bedrock exposed by the glaciers at the end of the last ice age. (more…)


Heat Pumps for heating and cooling buildings

Saturday, July 28th, 2007
by Richard Lay
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Building owners and designers wanting to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and energy use of their buildings are confronted by an array of technologies for heating and cooling, all claiming superior performance and even promising guaranteed LEED credits. (more…)