Gbf08 Pride- Inspiration EcoHome

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Andrew Pride describes Inspiration, the Minto Eco-Home in Manotik Ontario. It is one of the CMHC zero-energy home competition winners

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Gbf08 Pride- Inspiration EcoHome

  1. 1. ©2008 The Minto Group
  2. 2. Welcome to A Net Zero Energy LEED for Homes Platinum Candidate September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  3. 3. The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation launched its EQuilibrium Housing Initiative in 2007. Located in Ottawa, Ontario, InspirationTM – the Minto ecohome, will deliver healthy, energy-efficient housing that produces as much energy as it consumes on a yearly basis. September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
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  6. 6. Process: – Integrated Design Charrette – Detailed Design – Quality Assurance – Demonstration – Monitoring September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  7. 7. Home Design • 2350 ft2 • 3 Bedroom • Flex Rooms • Oriented for Solar September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
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  11. 11. Solar Shading WINTER SUMMER September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  12. 12. Flex Rooms From the Top September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
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  14. 14. To the Bottom September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  15. 15. Natural Air Circulation September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
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  17. 17. Built Tight • Double Wall Construction • R60 Roof/Ceiling Insulation • Triple Pane Low-E Argon Windows September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  18. 18. Ventilate Right • Extended roof for solar shading • Open concept for air circulation • Natural lighting • Cross ventilation • Operable transoms for security September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  19. 19. Hybrid Energy Systems September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  20. 20. Low Grid Impact • ENERGY STAR appliances • “All Off” switch and green plugs • No Air Conditioning by Design • Compact Fluorescent Lighting • ECM motors • Natural Gas dryer & stove September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  21. 21. Grid-Tied Power Generation September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  22. 22. Water Conservation • 1.9 gpm shower heads • Rain water harvesting – Toilets – Irrigation • Front Load Washer September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  23. 23. Hard Surface Flooring September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  24. 24. Renewable Energy Sources • 6 kW Photo Voltaic (PV) system • Solar thermal system for domestic hot water and heating • Solar air system provides pre- tempered air during the heating season • Rainwater Harvesting • Drain water heat recovery September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  25. 25. Convenient Recycling September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
  26. 26. Other Green Features • Fun and educational staging • Superior air filtration • Rapidly renewable bamboo flooring and cabinetry • Recycled glass tiles • Recycled paper counter tops September 10th, 2008 Green Building Festival ©2008 The Minto Group
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  30. 30. Inspiration: The Next Generation of Homes Presented by: Andrew Pride, P.Eng, LEED® AP, Vice President, Minto Green Team The Minto Group green@minto.com September 10th, 2008 ©2008 The Minto Group

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