ICE Panels can be used to construct the building envelope of a variety of building types. They’ve successfully been used in large commercial properties, remote residential buildings, agricultural shops, and, most notably, expansive multi-unit residential buildings. In this blog, we’ll focus our attention on multi-unit applications and why ICE Panels are the best building product to help you achieve top energy performance when completing this type of construction project.
Overall, one of the best applications for ICE Panels is multi-family units and multi-family developments. In these types of buildings, you have multiple units, with different airflow and exchange rates present in each unit. For this reason, the envelope is vital to maintaining high efficiency, consistent air temperatures, and healthy air quality. With ICE Panels, builders are able to face these challenges head-on and overcome them with little to no issues.
Tenants who live in ICE Panel units report that their hydro bills are highly affordable, with some saying that their hydro is only $40.00/month (depending on the unit size). This speaks volumes about one of the critical benefits of ICE Panels — energy efficiency.
Overall, one of the best applications for ICE Panels is multi-family units and multi-family developments.
With ICE Panels offering one of the industry’s highest R-values in a wall panel, builders have been able to reach their energy performance targets. Specifically, British Columbia builders can reach Step 5 of the BC Energy Step Code.
Greenstone Building Products has produced numerous ICE Panel multi-unit projects, ranging from 3 to 5 floors, with many more in the works.
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