LEED Gold Certified Affordable Housing

128 Riverside Road, London, ON

This project is one of London’s first LEED® Gold certified Multi-Family projects. The goal of this 28 unit, 3 storey building was to build efficient housing units that can be easily maintained, equipped with new technology, and affordable.

LEED Design:

  • Outstanding community resources: within 800 metres of transit services providing 125 rides/weekday
  • Ample access to open space: parks and natural land
  • 52% designed landscape softscape is conventional turf and 94% of installed plants on site are drought tolerant: reduced maintenance and water usage
  • Very high efficiency fixtures and fittings: reducing water consumption
  • High efficiency appliances: refrigerators and clothes washers
  • Use of environmentally preferable products within construction
  • 79% of site waste was diverted from the landfill

Energy Efficiency

  • Whole building energy efficiency rating of EnerGuide 85
  • Estimated annual electricity consumption: 450,000 kWh
  • Estimated annual natural gas consumption: 31,000 m³
  • High efficiency natural gas condensing, domestic water heating system (0.9 energy factor)
  • High efficiency natural gas furnace for central space heating system (95% AFUE)