Quick-read Case Studies

One-page case studies on how products were selected and used in building projects published in SABMag or in CaGBC Chapter FOCUS publications, and what they contributed.


Archetype House: Uponor in-floor radiant heating meets needs for sustainable technology

Located at the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s [TRCA] Living City Campus at Kortright, the Archetype Sustainable House was designed to demonstrate the best in environmentally-sustainable Wdesign and which would be a model for housing development in the GTA and beyond.

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Lochinvar, LLC CREST® condensing boilers help campus meet some of the lowest energy targets for post-secondary schools

Lochinvar® innovative high-effciency water heating products are represented in Canada [except Quebec] by the professionals at Aqua-Tech Sales and Marketing Inc. Working with the Toronto-based contractor, and engineering consultants, the ‘team’ worked to advance the most efficient and effective hot water solution to meet the needs of the Expansion of Sheridan’s Hazel McCallion Campus [HMC].

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The award-winning Dura House, Halifax

Inline meets performance expectations: As the architect and owner of Dura House in Halfax, a winner in the 2016 Canadian Green Building Awards, I wanted windows for my high-performance home and studio which would meet my expectations for performance, aesthetics, maintenance, affordability, and service. READ THE CASE STUDY.


Mosaic Centre achieves net zero in Edmonton’s severe climate

Cascadia’s fibreglass curtainwall Vent Adapter improves envelope performance: Located at the edge of a commercial strip of a rapidly urbanizing area on the outskirts of Edmonton, the Mosaic Centre office building is pursuing both LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge certification. The net zero energy requirement of the Living Building Challenge is a particularly ambitious target given Edmonton’s severe climate. READ THE CASE STUDY.


Edmonton's Mosaic Centre a top performer

Tempeff ERVs help achieve net-zero performance: Located in a rapidly urbanizing area on the outskirts of Edmonton, the Mosaic Centre office building is pursuing both LEED Platinum and Living Building certification. The net zero energy requirement of the Living Building Challenge is a particularly ambitious target given Edmonton’s severe climate. READ THE CASE STUDY.


Innovative Solutions from Hamilton Form Company

 

For more than 50 years, Hamilton Form Company has built a solid reputation for high quality, hardworking architectural and structural steel formwork for precast concrete production. From sound walls, double tees, bridge beams and stadia risers to intricate shapes and architectural casting tables, routinely, Hamilton Form is the precasters’ first — and only — choice, delivering custom formwork solutions.

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