Image showcasing the tier 2 project profile of 14 Trent Avenue.Village by Main Station is located 5 minutes away from Main Street subway station, just east of Danforth Avenue and Main Street. This mid-rise residential building with 276 condominium suites was built by Deltera of the Tridel Group of Companies. The building’s sustainability elements promote occupant well-being while maximizing energy and water performance.

Image showcasing the tier 2 project profile of 14 Trent Avenue.

  • Total Gross Area (Size) – 20, 010 m²
  • Building Type – Mid-Rise Residential Building
  • Building Location – 14 Trent Avenue, Toronto (Main Street & Danforth Avenue)
  • Website – www.optionsforhomes.ca
  • Energy Savings kWH – 2,837,930 kWh (39% cost saving vs. Model National Energy Code for Buildings)
  • Energy Efficiency Performance – 15% more energy efficient than Ontario Building Code 2006

This Toronto Green Standard Version 1 Tier 2 building includes:

Bike Storage

A total of 220 bicycle storage spaces are provided outdoors and inside the underground garage.

Green Roof

The green roof located at the amenity rooftop terrace on the third floor features drought tolerant plant species and irrigated by harvested rainwater..

High Efficiency Irrigation (50% water use savings for irrigation)

High-efficiency drip irrigation technology was selected for installation to eliminate the need for potable water used for irrigation.

Water Efficient Fixtures and Fittings (43% better than Ontario Building Code standards)

Low-flow plumbing fixtures were selected for installation to reduce potable water consumption by 43% compared to a building with conventional plumbing fixtures. This amounts to over 20 million litres of water saved annually!

Construction Waste Diversion (84.8% Diverted)

Tridel implemented a construction waste management plan which successfully diverted 84.8% of all construction waste from landfill.

ERVs, Fan coils and Improved Air Quality

Each suite is equipped with an energy recovery ventilator (ERV). The ERV allows the delivery of fresh outdoor air directly into the suite through the vertical fan coil unit, while recovering 60-70% of the energy of outgoing air. Waste energy from stale air is used to warm up incoming air in winter and cool down incoming air in summer while recovering energy from the departing airstream and ensuring better indoor air quality for residents.

Efficient Lighting

Corridor, storage rooms, garage lights and amenity spaces are controlled by occupancy sensors that turn lights off when areas are unoccupied. Suites are equipped with energy-efficient compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs to maximize energy performance.

ENERGY STAR® Appliances

ENERGY STAR® appliances are standard in every suite and include a stainless steel refrigerator, dishwasher and front-loading washing machine. ENERGY STAR® qualified products consume 30% less energy than their conventional counterparts, which helps residents save money on electricity.

Programmable Thermostat

Residents have full control over their thermal comfort. Each suite is equipped with a programmable digital thermostat, which residents can use to control temperature and airflow in the suite. The thermostat allows homeowners to set the temperature to their comfort level when at home and adjust for increased energy savings when they are away.

Sub-metering of Utilities

Each suite is submetered to measure thermal energy, electricity, and hot water consumption, which means residents are only billed for the energy they use.

Building Developer/Owner

Tridel
4800 Dufferin Street
Toronto, ON M3H 5S9

Architect

Page + Steele IBI Group Architects
55 St. Clair West, 7th Floor
Toronto, ON M4V 2Y7

Sustainability Consultant

EQ Building Performance Inc.
20 Floral Parkway,
Concord, ON L4K 4R1

Landscape

Alexander Budrevics & Associates Limited
895 Don Mills Road, Second Tower, Suite 212
Toronto, ON M3C 1W3

Mechanical Engineer

Nova Trend Engineering Group Ltd.
175 West Beaver Creek Road, Unit 31
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3M1

Electrical Engineer

Nemetz (S/A) & Associates Ltd.
214 King St West, Suite 214
Toronto, ON M5H 3S6