PODCAST: New Zero Ready Townhomes

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Co-hosts Mike and Jennifer-Lee chat with Streetside Developments about Cascadia, their Langley-based townhouse project due to be completed later this year.

Challenged by senior management to build a high performance level that is net zero ready, Jonathan Meads shares the challenges facing the construction community. Scaling up from a single-family home to a multi-family project is even more challenging because the industry, government regulations, technology, supply chain, professionals, and industry are all on a steep learning curve.

‘A net zero home offsets the energy used. The only difference between a net zero home and a net zero home is that you don’t have the ability to capture energy installed in your home, but it’s designed so that it can be added in the future. So there may not be photovoltaics on the roof right now, but it has been designed to be added later,” Miz said.

Packed with information and ideas about the future of townhouses and the advantages of net-zero living, this episode explores how building multifamily housing to higher standards can benefit your family and your community, while looking at the challenges and triumphs facing Streetside Developments as they adopt smaller floor space concept to build a net zero townhouse.

“I think one of the things that’s coming up that could be a huge game changer is avoiding the battery pack itself and the next generation of EVs will actually have the ability to power the home. If they plug in at the right time, you can go back and forth Send electricity. So now you can charge your vehicle during the day. These cars are very smart,” Miz said.

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