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Midori Uchi Net Zero

Passive House Consulting

A green story by Marken Design + Consulting.

Marken Design + Consulting is providing Passive House Consulting services to this ground breaking Net Zero Ready project developed by Naikoon Construction called “Midori Uchi”.

Naikoon Construction has built one of Canada’s greenest homes achiecving  LEED Platinum and Built Green Standards.. Designed by Mark Kerschbaumer, it is also be one of the first homes meeting the NEW R-2000 certification standard for energy efficiency.

Completed in 2013, it is a contemporary desgined new showhome in North Vancouver that features advanced sustainable building supplies, features and techniques, such as:

Credit: Naikoon Contracting - Midori Uchi Net Zero
Credit: Naikoon Contracting - Midori Uchi Net Zero

Main features include

  • Rammed Earth walls (first time in a single family residence in the Lower Mainland)
  • Rainwater recycling
  • ICF foundations
  • Solar Thermal
  • Solar PV
  • Concrete made from recycled building waste
  • Reclaimed Lumber and Building materials

Marken Consulting has provided Passive House Consulting and PHPP Energy Modelling services achieving a cost efficient, highly energy effficeint and thermal bridge free envelope.

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