Minto Longbranch 2 is a Toronto Green Standard V2 certified project, located in the trendy West Toronto Lake Shore neighborhood. A mix of 4 commercial units fronting Lake Shore Boulevard and 130 energy efficient townhomes that feature urban, modern architecture, rooftop terraces and garden patios. Enjoy the vibrant Long Branch neighbourhood, a truly historic village that retains a uniquely appealing intimacy while possessing all the attributes of sophisticated big city life. Close to the waterfront and a quick commute to the heart of Toronto, located just steps from the GO station and 501 Queen Streetcar.
This LEED® Certified Candidate building includes:
Centralized garbage chutes are located throughout the project connected to the underground garbage room with a tri-sorter providing options for organics, recycling and general garbage. For further convenience, all suites are equipped with 3-stream integrated waste bins.
Each suite is uniquely enhanced with a heat recovery ventilator (HRV) combined with high-efficiency mechanical systems. The HRV delivers fresh, filtered outdoor air to each room in the suite for improved ventilation and enhanced air quality.
Capacity to support 10% of the parking spaces installing EV chargers in the future, approx. 16 charging stations in total.
Designated storage for 98 bicycles.
383m3 storage tank – holds 383,000L
A cistern collects water on rainy days and stores the water for future use. A portion of the harvested rainwater contributes to watering the landscape.
35% better than OBC standards
High-performance fixtures and toilets achieve a 35% reduction in water consumption and promote cost savings.
Over 85% Diverted from Landfill
Construction waste sent to landfill was reduced by implementing a construction waste management plan and working with waste haulers to divert more than 84% of construction waste materials.
Environmentally friendly underlay, hardwood, ceramic flooring and low-toxicity paints in each suite significantly reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the air.
High quality construction practices and an extra layer of insulation blanketing the exterior walls for a quieter, more comfortable home with reduced heating and cooling costs.
All suites are fully equipped with LED lighting. These lights last up to 10 times longer and consume less than one-quarter of the energy compared to their incandescent counterparts.
ENERGY STAR appliances are standard in every suite and include stainless steel refrigerator, dishwasher and front-loading washing machine. ENERGY STAR qualified products use 30% less energy to do the same job as non-ENERGY STAR qualified products, saving homeowners money while creating fewer greenhouse gas emissions.
Electricity, hot water and cold water are individually metered ensuring homeowners only pay for their in-suite consumption.
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