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Building/Project Details

Building/Project NameMohawk College The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation Construction / refurbishment date01/08/2018 Building/Project Size8,918 sqm
Building/Project Typeacademic Address 135 Fennell Ave W Hamilton Ontario L9C 0E5 Canada Region americas

Performance Details

Net Zero Operational Carbon

Buildings or developments that are verified and certified as “net zero operational energy and/or carbon.” The building should demonstrate the highest levels of energy efficiency with the use of either renewables generated onsite or renewable energy procured offsite.

Achieved Certification Scheme: CaGBC Zero Carbon Standard
Achieved Certification Level: Net-Zero Carbon Design Certification Energy Use Intensity (EUI) (kWh/m2/yr): 73 kWh/m2/yr Onsite Renewable Production Intensity (RPI) (kWh/m2/yr): 81.2 kWh/m2/yr Offsite Renewable Energy Procured (kWh/yr): 81.2 kWh/m2/yr Verification Year: 2018

Tell us your story

Having opened its doors to students in the fall of 2018, The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation at Mohawk College’s Fennel Campus in Hamilton, Ontario, is one of the region’s first and largest net-zero institutional buildings. A joint venture by mcCallumSather and B+H Architects, the 96,000 square-foot facility is a catalyst for change in the region, positioning Mohawk College as a knowledge centre for carbon-neutral technologies and operations.

Submitter's Details

OrganisationB+H Architects Member of GBCCaGBC

The facility has created a new paradigm for sustainable building and learning in North America and underscores a cultural shift in occupant behaviour from open energy consumption to personal accountability.