NiMA Trails Residential/Commercial Net Zero Building
Guelph, Ontario

About the project

Consisting of 8 residences and ground floor commercial with basement storage. Constructed of solid precast concrete walls, roof and floors. Thermally broken exterior, insulated continuously with appropriate thicknesses to the outside of the structural concrete mass, providing the resilience and energy efficient building envelope required including triple glazing. Photovoltaic solar panels on the roof and parking areas, thermal solar panels for DHW requirements, in floor heating, cooling with geothermal ground loops taking advantage of the site’s ground water and natural surroundings. This project is jointly brought to the fore by Developer Terra View Homes and Design Builder and Manufacturer Newton Group Ltd.