Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 IACET CEU
May qualify for learning hours through most Canadian architectural associations
Successful, cost-effective net-zero multifamily housing communities are beginning to be designed and built across the country, despite the challenges still facing this unique housing type. This timely, interactive webinar will unpack a series of three exemplary case studies varying in both scale and performance characteristics, to better understand how inventive, forward-looking architects have successfully designed multifamily housing that meets the high-performance goals of net-zero development while remaining affordable in an extremely tight housing market.
- Discuss the increasing popularity of timber as it relates to net-zero design strategies in a range of affordable multifamily housing projects.
- Summarize the ways in which affordable multifamily wood-frame structures can meet performance and net-zero goals for this housing type.
- Describe the unique challenges architects and designers face in building cost-effective net-zero multifamily housing.
- Explore innovations in wood framing design techniques and wood product technologies that enhance energy efficiency in affordable multifamily housing projects.