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The Kip District – Phase 1 is the first of a five tower award-winning master-planned mixed use community in the Etobicoke Centre neighbourhood.  The project contains 283 condominium suites and a 1,000 m2 Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Space (POPS).  The building successfully achieved the Toronto Green Standard Tier 2 requirements as well as LEED Gold certification in 2019. The building’s sustainability elements promote energy efficiency and water use reduction.

  • Total Gross Floor Area (Size) – 19,308 m2
  • Building Type – High-Rise Multi Unit Residential Building
  • Building Location – 20 Thomas Riley Road, Toronto
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  • Annual Energy Savings kWh – 3,892,056 kWh (45.8% cost saving vs. Model National Energy Code for Buildings 1997)
  • Energy Efficiency Performance – 25% more energy efficient than Ontario Building Code 2006

This Toronto Green Standard Tier 2 and LEED® Gold Canada Certified building includes:

Bike Storage

There are 193 long-term bicycle parking spaces provided in secure rooms at the P1 level as well as 44 short-term bicycle parking spaces at several locations at grade.

Transit-Oriented Development

The site is conveniently located within a 10-minute walk from the Kipling TTC Subway Station, Kipling GO Train Station and the future Metrolinx Kipling Mobility Hub which is currently under construction.  The Mobility Hub will integrate GO buses as well as Mississauga MiWay buses with existing GO Train service.

Electrical Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

10 parking spaces (8 resident and 10 visitor) are equipped with electric vehicle charging stations, and 5 spaces in addition are roughed-in.

Car Share Space

1 carshare parking space has been provided at grade.

Green and Cool Roof

A green roof located above the covered underground parking ramp features drought tolerant plant species, which reduces the need for irrigation.  The available roof space on top of the tower features a white roof with a Solar Reflective Index of 75.

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

Potable water use for irrigation has been reduced by more than 50% through high efficiency irrigation technology and drought tolerant plants.

Water Efficient Fixtures and Fittings (39% better than Ontario Building Code standards)

Using water efficient fixtures, water consumption has been reduced by over 39% compared to conventional fixtures.

Construction Waste Diversion (85% Diverted)

A construction waste management plan was implemented and over 85% of construction and demolition waste was diverted from landfill.

Low Emitting Materials

Low-VOC adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings, and flooring products were applied inside the building to reduce off-gassing and maintain occupant well-being.

Multi-Chute Recycling

Each floor features a ‘tri-sorter’ to separate organic, recyclable and landfill materials.

Rainwater Harvesting

79% of the landscaping is irrigated using rainwater collected and stored in a cistern tank.

All-Off Switch and Green Plugs

The “all-off switch”, conveniently located at the entrance of the suite, provides simple in-suite lighting and plug control. One flick when leaving the suite turns off all fixed lighting and designated green plugs.

Efficient Lighting

Corridors, amenity areas and parking levels are all equipped with LED lighting controlled by occupancy sensors to save energy when these spaces are not in use.

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’s electricity and water usage are individually metered thereby encouraging conservation by rewarding tenants with direct cost saving benefits.

Building Developer/Owner

Concert Properties
20 Wellington Street East, Suite 200
Toronto, ON M5E 1C5


IBI Group
55 St. Clair Avenue West, 7th Floor
Toronto, ON M4V 2Y7

Sustainability Consultant

EQ Building Performance
25 Adelaide Street East
Toronto, ON M5C 3A1

Mechanical and Electrical Engineer

MV Shore Associates
250 Ferrand Drive, Suite 304
Toronto, ON M3C 3G8

Landscape Architect

The MBTW Group
255 Wicksteed Avenue, Suite 1A
Toronto, ON M4H 1G8

Civil Engineer

R.V. Anderson Associates Limited
2001 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 300
Toronto, ON M2J 4Z8