Orion: Near-Zero Emissions Multi-Unit Residential Building

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Orion is a multi-unit residential building in Pemberton, British Columbia. The project is expected to exceed the energy efficiency requirements set for its region and meet Step 4, the highest level of the BC Energy Step Code, while maintaining the construction cost below the market rate. This case study presents practical solutions and strategies implemented during design and construction to deliver an affordable, sustainable, low-carbon, healthy building in British Columbia’s South Coast.