Kelowna, BC, Canada
Customer and General Contractor: Pointe of View
Construction Manager: Gary Gretzinger (250-808-0555)
TRAK Contract Amount: $2,000,000 (GeoExchange & Controls)
GeoExchange Installer: Bertram Drilling Corp.
Project Architect: Alvin Fritz (403-320-8100)
The HVAC system, designed by TRAK Engineering (Burlington), serves 236 suites in five four-story buildings covering 700,000 square feet of the resort property. The suites are located over two concrete parking levels and around the edges. Pools, hot tubs, deck melt, ventilation, parking, domestic hot water heating, and all heating and cooling loads are met by 660 Tons in four networked GeoExchange central plants. TRAK controls coordinate the overall building operations.
TRAK Canada provided the design, GeoExchange ground loop and energy management controls. General plumbing and HVAC were provided by Valley Plumbing and Heating in Kelowna.
Noted by the Canadian Office of Energy Efficiency as the most energy-efficient Multi-Residential Building in Canada – 2002.