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Ironstone Condominiums

Ironstone Building imageBackground Information

  • Occupancy set for Spring 2013, currently under construction
  • Location: 1940 Ironstone Drive Burlington
  • 16 storey building with 210 suites including some live/work units and 12,000 square feet of street-level shops.
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Relevant Reports

Energy Saving Features

  • Some Energy Star appliances
  • Hydro individually metered
  • Reflective roofing
  • Low E, energy efficient double-glazed windows (low emissivity to retain internal heat)
  • Independent unit controls for heating and cooling

Energy Generating Features

  • Geothermal heating and cooling system (Geothermal pump operated by solar panels will transfer water up and down the tower via pipes in the ground to heat the building in the winter and cool it in the summer)
  • Solar panels pre-heat the hot water tanks as well as support the electrical needs of geo-thermal heating and cooling system.

Waste Management/Reduction

  • Construction waste management procedures implemented to lessen waste
  • Use of recycled construction materials

Water Saving Features

  • Water-saving faucets and toilets

Other

  • Carpeting with low volatile organic compounds (emissions)
  • Green rooftop gardens
  • On-site recycling room
  • Bicycle parking
  • Low HCFCs from traditional air cooling systems
  • Where possible, paint and composite wood will have low levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) 

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