Canadian Facility Advanced Self Storage Certified Green

Posted by Modern Storage Media on Dec 11, 2023 12:44:50 PM

Advanced Self Storage, in partnership with the Nicola Wealth Real Estate (NWRE) team, has announced that their net zero carbon facility in Maple Ridge, B.C., has earned certification from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), underscoring its commitment to sustainability and adherence to reducing its carbon footprint. 


Josh Anderson, vice president of development at NWRE, says, “Maple Meadows represents a significant achievement in our portfolio, showcasing our ability to lead and execute innovative projects that align with our values and meet high sustainability standards.” 


Advanced Self Storage’s sustainable measures include all-electric systems that eliminate reliance on fossil fuels, high-efficiency air-source heat pumps for efficient heating and cooling, an 82.5 percent efficient energy recovery ventilation system, high-quality curtainwall glazing to minimize heat loss and enhance energy efficiency, energy-efficient low-power LED lighting with occupancy controls, a mixed air system with an economizer mode for optimal cooling, 100 kW solar PV panels on the roof providing 100 percent of annual operational energy and submetering installations for real-time monitoring of energy use. Their efforts are expected to achieve annual operational energy savings of $55,000, a 99 percent reduction in operational greenhouse gas emissions, and an annual generation of 164.6 MWh of renewable solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity.