R2000 Net Zero Energy Pilot Technical Procedures

Sifton Properties, Dogwood

A Net Zero Energy home produces as much energy as it uses on an annual basis, depending on occupant behaviour. In terms of technology, materials and efficiency standards, the homes are built at least 15 years ahead of where the building industry is today.

Building Enclosure:

Air Barrier
Exterior Foam Sheathing and Spray Polyurethane
Framing
2×6 @24” o.c.
Insulation
Ceiling | R70 Blown-in
Main Walls | R15 Exterior Foam, R24 Batt
Foundation Walls | R12 Foam, R20 Batt
Basement Slab | R12 Foam
Windows and Doors
Dashwood Triple Panel | R5+, <0.5 SHGC

Mechanicals:

Heating and Cooling
Lennox | Gas Furnace w/ Air Source Heat Pump
Water Heating
A.O. Smith Voltex Heat Pump Water Heater
Ventilation
VanEE 90H-V ECM ERV

Renewable Energy:

Photovoltaic System
98 x 100 W IST SunTegra Shingles
Electrical Storage Capacity
N/A | Net-metered Installation