38 Howard Park Avenue
The second phase of the Howard Park development adds 90 luxurious condominium units to the existing site with retail at grade. Designed with a friendly and interactive vibe inspired by tradition European courtyards, Howard Park 2 is intended to bring community together while minimizing environmental impact. The building successfully met the Toronto Green Standard Tier 2 requirements.
Total Gross Area (Size) – 28,993 m2
Building Type – Mixed-use residential condominium and retail building
Building Location – 38 Howard Park Avenue
Website – Triumph Developments
Energy Savings kWH – 1,502,506.30 kWh (52% cost saving vs. Model National Energy Code for Buildings)
Sustainable Design Strategies
This Toronto Green Standard Tier 2 building includes:
128 bicycle parking spaces are available at grade for building residents and visitors.
Optimizing Urban Heat Island Performance
Using high-albedo surface materials to cover 100% of non-roof hardscape, the development greatly reduces its potential urban heat island effect, making its surrounding environment comfortably cooler.
Optimized Irrigation Measures
Using a combination of high-efficiency irrigation systems and drought-tolerant plants contributes to an 82% reduction in water use for irrigation.
Over 15% of the construction materials used for the development was derived from post and pre-consumer recycled sources by cost, reducing the environmental impact of resource production.
Water Efficient Fixtures and Fittings
35% reduction in potable water consumption achieved through installation of low-flow plumbing fixtures.
Energy Efficient Measures
Use of a renewable and clean geothermal energy system allows for enhanced energy savings of over 52%.
Light fixtures are installed so that they produce zero up-lighting, ensuring there is no unnecessary light pollution, saving energy for relevant lighting corridors and spaces.
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