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The Joyce Centre is leading in environmental technologies

CHCH News has this story on The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation, Canada' s largest and Hamilton's first zero carbon institutional building.

The Joyce Centre showcases leading edge environmental technologies that significantly reduce the building's carbon emissions. Some of the environmental technology featured includes:

  • A high-performance building envelope which maximizes natural light in the building and reduces the building's heating and cooling loads.
  • Solar photovotaic panel arrays generating 721,000 kWh of clean, renewable energy each year.
  • A solar thermal array.
  • 28 geothermal wells.
  • A variable refigerant flow heat pump system.
  • Storm water harvesting of up to 228,000 litres.
  • Sensor controlled LED lighting.
  • A green roof with extensive planted areas.
  • High-efficiency plumbing fixtures.

For more information on The Joyce Centre visit: www.netzeromohawk.ca