Friday, Aug. 11, 2023
Sunset Homes Seniors Rental Apartments: Affordable Rentals in Powell River!
Since 2008, Agius Builders Ltd. has completed nearly 90 BUILT GREEN® certified projects—their latest in partnership with Powell River Sunset Homes Society to provide 34 affordable apartment units optimized for seniors. A High Density project certified at Gold level, it achieved 39 per cent better energy efficiency and 39 per cent GHG emissions reduction from National Energy Code baseline!
Green features include:
- ductless air-source heat pumps for heating & cooling;
- ERVs for healthy indoor air quality with energy recovery;
- photovoltaic solar panels—on-site energy generation: 9000W;
- on-site recycling & waste collection;
- bicycle, e-bike, mobility scooter storage lock-up / charging;
- electric vehicle charging stations;
- low-to-no-VOC paints, finishes, flooring;
- low-flow / flush plumbing fixtures + drought-tolerant landscaping;
- locally, sustainably sourced wood timbers & decking;
- all Energy Star appliances;
Plus, Sunset View Apartments meet Universal Accessibility requirements and is adaptable for full wheelchair accessibility if required by tenants. Meanwhile, 30 per cent of units rent 20 per cent below median market rental rates—making them some of the most affordable in the community!