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CMHC's Jamie Shipley Provides an overview of the EQuilibrium Communities Program, involving four pilot developments from across Canada that showcase best practices for environmental and urban design.

CMHC's Jamie Shipley Provides an overview of the EQuilibrium Communities Program, involving four pilot developments from across Canada that showcase best practices for environmental and urban design.

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  • EQuilibrium Communities Initiative TM Jamie Shipley CMHC - Research A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 3Goals of the Initiative Fund and support developers to improve performance in designing and developing sustainable communities Demonstrate how the neighbourhood scale offers unique opportunities for integration across systems Measure, showcase and share what works Credit: Canada Lands Company A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 4Scope of the Initiative Joint initiative until 2012 — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation / Natural Resources Canada CanmetENERGY $4.2 million for technical activities and showcasing the performance of selected Credit: Canadian Pacific Railway neighbourhood development projects across Canada A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 5Research Objectives Canada Mortgage and Natural Resources Canada Housing Corporation (CMHC) (NRCan) Improved environmental  NRCan’s CanmetENERGY performance of residential, mixed works with communities use neighbourhoods to reduce their energy Integration of housing and consumption by understanding community infrastructure such as the synergies between energy, transportation, water and building design, urban form, waste water, natural environment transportation and land Built examples, technical analysis use, and assisting with the and supporting information that development of integrated are of use to developers and community energy system municipalities concepts. A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 6 Resources Approximately $550,000 per project Activities that improve environmental performance through research and design modifications Monitoring, commissioning and showcasing of performance A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 7Selection Process Issued public Request for Submissions Received 44 submissions Projects selected by external evaluation committee — experts in the six themes A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 8Integration Across Six Themes1. Energy — an energy-efficient community that balances energy supply and use to minimize greenhouse gas emissions2. Land Use and Housing — a compact community with a balanced mix of activities, housing choices, and commercial, institutional, recreational and industrial land uses A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 9Integration Across Six Themes (cont.)3. Transportation — a community that reduces fossil-fuel use from personal vehicle travel and provides opportunities for energy-efficient and healthy alternatives4. Water, Waste Water and Storm Water — a community that minimizes the use and disposal of water and negative impacts on watersheds A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 10Integration Across Six Themes (cont.)5. Natural Environment — a community that protects and enhances/restores the natural environment6. Financial Viability — a marketable community that through its design, operation, integration and financing is economically viable over the long term A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 11Project Types SHOWCASE IMPROVEMENT recently completed,  begun planning/ or under construction design process focus on showcasing, or  focus on improving measuring and performance through monitoring analysis, design modifications A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 12To date, four projects have been announced:  Station Pointe, Edmonton  Ampersand, Ottawa  Regent Park Revitalization, Toronto  Ty-Histanis, near Tofino A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 13Station Pointe, EdmontonDeveloper: The Communitas Group Ltd. Image courtesy of Hartwig Architects Inc. A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 14Station Pointe, EdmontonDescription: redevelopment in Fort Road community — renewal project on former industrial lands northeast of downtown over 1,400 m2 commercial/retail, daycare, community facilities 220 affordable and market homes: townhomes, mid/high-rise apartments Image courtesy of Hartwig Architects Inc. project is in planning phase A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 15Station Pointe, EdmontonProposed features: within walking distance of a LRT station/bus terminal 75% reduction in building energy use treat 100% of wastewater on site for re-use in toilets and irrigation 100% stormwater diverted Image courtesy of Hartwig Architects Inc. “Winter City” design concepts A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 16Ampersand, OttawaDeveloper: Minto Group Inc. A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 17Ampersand, OttawaDescription: in Ottawa’s planned South Nepean Town Centre over 1,000 homes (stacked townhouses to mid-rise apartments) over 25,000 m2 of commercial/retail space, civic uses, public open space project is in planning phase A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 18Ampersand, Ottawa walking distance of existing shopping and bus rapid transit stationProposed research: district energy system, with renewables, biomass permeable pavements, green roofs rainwater recovery, greywater re-use, e.g. for irrigation A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 19Ampersand, OttawaProposed research (cont.): High degree of pedestrian connectivity high-quality public parks: community and home scale food-growing, 30% tree canopy green financing options (e.g. green loans for energy- efficiency improvements) A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 20Ampersand, Ottawa$550,000 total funding from CMHC and NRCanActivities include: analysis for renewable energy; green financing; stormwater run-off and water use reduction; and sustainable landscape practices consultation/alignment with the community and approval authorities showcasing of performance A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 21Regent Park Revitalization, TorontoDeveloper: Toronto Community Housing (TCH) Image courtesy of Toronto Community Housing A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 22Regent Park Revitalization, TorontoDescription: ongoing redevelopment of a social housing community in east downtown funding is for phase 1: about 1/3 of new housing units are occupied Image courtesy of Toronto Community Housing 670 market condos, 360 affordable rentals, from townhouses to high-rise apartments 2 daycares, over 2,500 m2 retail/commercial, including bank and large grocery store A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 23Regent Park Revitalization, TorontoFeatures: energy use targeted to be 40-50% lower than building to MNECB community energy system, energy- efficient building envelopes green roofs, porous pavers low-flow fixtures, water-efficient landscape design monitoring water and energy use: education for residents A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 24Regent Park Revitalization, TorontoFeatures (cont.): exceptional access to public transit, jobs, civic amenities and daily destinations — all within walking distance green roofs, public open space connected to pedestrian network 35% rental, all lower than area average or rent-geared-to-income, homeownership program A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 25Regent Park Revitalization, Toronto$550,000 total funding from CMHC and NRCanActivities include: analysis for expansion and upgrade of the community energy system water monitoring showcasing performance A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 26Ty-Histanis, near TofinoDeveloper: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations (TFN) Image courtesy of David Nairne & Associates Ltd. A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 27Ty-Histanis, near TofinoDescription: new community: 84 hectares of land transferred from Pacific Rim National Park Reserve 171 single-detached units, 32 units of duplexes, 12-unit elders’ complex project in planning phase: road Image courtesy of David Nairne & Associates Ltd. network/site servicing under construction, design of buildings/systems A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 28Ty-Histanis, near TofinoProposed features 50% reduction in GHGs: building envelope, efficient heating, electrical and mechanical systems DES: renewable energy sources, ground source heat pumps over 40% undisturbed natural habitat: bogs for natural water retention Image courtesy of David Nairne & Associates Ltd. A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 29To Stay Informed: Visit ecoACTION.gc.ca for updatesOr send inquiries to … E-mail your contact information to EQuilibrium.Communities@NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca A collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • 30 Thank You! Jamie Shipley CMHC - ResearchA collaborative initiative between Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation