Located in a rural community about 130 km east of Prince George, the new Administration and Cultural Building for the Nadleh Whut’en First Nation encompasses various functions such as Band administration, a health clinic, a classroom, recreation and assembly areas, all supported by a community kitchen.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
The project incorporated a range of green principles in alignment with, and inspired by, Passive House design concepts and Net Zero Energy. The building has been designed to meet a 100+ year facility lifespan.
Our mechanical scope of work included:
• Geo-exchange system to provide heating and cooling to the building.
• Heat recovery ventilators and air-side heat recovery via a run-around loop was provided for the large gymnasium ventilation system.
• Incorporated allowances for future solar domestic hot water system, biomass boilers, and additional ground-source heat pumps for increasing the capacity of the heating/cooling plant.