31 Aug '17, 3pm

Viewing Victoria’s Passive Houses https://t.co/XnY2HzNkig

Viewing Victoria’s Passive Houses https://t.co/XnY2HzNkig

“The building is not net zero due to the small roof area available for 6 two bedroom apartments. The building has a sloping roof, reducing the available roof area by over 50% given the design, and the two dormers on the front occupy most of the remaining roof area, and shade other parts. Despite this, the strata will receive an annual cheque from BC Hydro, rather than an energy bill because the net meter is run through the strata corporations meter, and the loads on that meter are quite small. Strata fees in the building are therefore very low. Each owner pays their own electrical bill, which are modest. One owner has not turned on any heat in the 2 winters they have been living there.”

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2017/08/31/viewing-victorias-pa...

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