Greenbrook Improvement Project
The Greenbrook Sustainability Project was conducted in two phases. The first phase, begun in 2008, involved a site-wide perimeter drainage system replacement. The second phase started in January 2009 with a complete building envelope replacement that included new roofing, exterior siding, window and doors, followed by extensive landscaping.
In addition, energy and water conservation measures such as upgraded insulation levels for all buildings, solar photovoltaic panels on south facing roofs, air-source heat pumps, heat recovery ventilation systems, high-efficiency hot water heater, new energy-efficient light fixtures, and water-efficient shower heads and toilets were installed in all townhouses. With a combined capacity of approximately 139 kw the site wide renovation project is Western Canada’s largest grid-tie project. The Greenbrook complex includes 29 buildings with 127 townhouses.