Envelope & Energy Systems

 
Minimum 25 Points Required for Bronze, 30 points for Silver, 35 for Gold, and 40 for Platinum.

This section awards points for construction methods and types of products that contribute toward lower energy consumption, as well as alternative heating and electrical systems.

 

1-3   Replace exterior wood sheathing with insulating sheathing and structurally required metal bracing (2 points).
Polycore Residential Wall System | Polycore Canada Inc.

Quik-Therm Multi-Purpose Insulation

Quik-Therm Connect

 

1-4  Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) system used for foundation walls (2 points).
Insulating Concrete Forms | Quad Lock Building Systems

FOAMULAR® Extruded Polystyrene Insulation | Owens Corning

Quik-Therm Concrete Insulation System

 

1-5  Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) system used for 75% of above grade house walls (3 points).
Insulating Concrete Forms | Quad Lock Building Systems

FOAMULAR® Extruded Polystyrene Insulation  | Owens Corning

 

1-6  Structural insulated panel system used for at least 75% of roof (4 points) and/or 75% of walls (6 points), exposed floors (2 points), and/or foundation (2 points).
Polycore Residential Wall System | Polycore Canada Inc.
Polycore Foundation Wall System | Polycore Canada Inc.

 

1-7  Install site applied spray foam to insulate entire rim joist area (1 point), Exposed floors (2 points) and/or house walls (2 points).
ICYNENE LD-C-50™ Spray Formula | Icynene Inc.

WALLTITE ECO® Polyurethane Insulation/Air Barrier | BASF Canada

 

1-9  Install R5 (1 point), R8 (2 points) or R12 (3 points) above building code required under entire basement slab.
FOAMULAR® Extruded Polystyrene Insulation  | Owens Corning
Polycore Insulated Sleeper Floor System | Polycore Canada Inc.

WALLTITE ECO® Polyurethane Insulation/Air Barrier | BASF Canada

Quik-Therm Multi-Purpose Insulation

 

1-10  Use of insulated headers (either manufactured or site built insulated headers) with minimum insulation value of R10 (1 point).
Polycore Residential Wall System | Polycore Canada Inc.
Polycore Foundation Wall System | Polycore Canada Inc.

 

1-11  Install manufactured insulated rim/band joists or build on site by setting back joists to allow rigid insulation filler of a minimum R10 (1 point).
Polycore Residential Wall System | Polycore Canada Inc.
Polycore Foundation Wall System | Polycore Canada Inc.

 

1-14  Install weather-stripped and insulated (R15 minimum) interior attic hatch (1 point).

WALLTITE ECO® Polyurethane Insulation/Air Barrier | BASF Canada


1-18  All windows in home are ENERGY STAR labeled or equivalent for the climatic zone of home (1 point), or for a higher zone (eg: zone C windows in zone B) (for 2 points).

All Weather Windows
Ambassador / Envoy / Consul Vinyl Windows | Plygem Windows and Doors Inc.

Regency Metal Clad Windows | Plygem Windows and Doors Inc.

Vinyltek Windows

Tilt and Glide Sliding Glass Doors | Innotech Windows and Doors

Tilt and Turn Terrace Swing Glass Doors | Innotech Windows and Doors

Tilt and Turn Picture Windows | Innotech Windows and Doors

EuroLine’s 4700 Series ThermoPlus
EuroLine’s 4600 Series – GoldenLine Windows ™
 

1-26  Install instantaneous "tankless" hot water heater (EF between 0.70 and or 0.85 for 2 points, EF >8.85 for 3 points).

Noritz Tankless Hot Water System | Trail Appliances

 

1-30  Install drain water heat recovery units on the main drainage stack. 3 Foot stack (1 point); 6 foot stack that is insulated (2 points.)

Watercycle | Watercycles Energy Recovery Inc.

ThermoDrainTM | EcoInnovation Technologies Inc.

 

1-41  Install active solar hot water heating system.  Sized for 30% of DHW load (5 points), 50% (6 points), 80% (8 points).

Solaris Manufacturing Inc.


1-43  Minimum 25% (1 point), 50% (2 points), 75% (3 points) or 100% (4 points) of interior and exterior light fixtures are fluorescent, compact fluorescent light bulbs or LEDs.

AIR-KING’S BFQF70 Exhaust Fan/Light 

AIR-KING’S AKF50 Exhaust Fan/Light

AIR-KING’S AKF80LS Exhaust Fan/Light

AIR-KING’S AKF100 Exhaust Fan/Light

AIR-KING’S AKF100D4 Exhaust Fan/Light

AKF80H Exhaust FanLight

AIR-KING’S AKF100H Exhaust FanLight

AIR-KING’S ESF Series Exhaust Fan/Light

AIR-KING’S ESFGH Series Exhaust Fan/Light

AIR-KING’S BFQF50 Exhaust Fan/Light