EcoLock Kelowna will set a high standard for green commercial development in Canada.
The EcoLock facility will demonstrate cost-effective, sustainable commercial development that can be located anywhere in North America.
The fully climate controlled, multi-function building will be a five-floor, 112,000-square foot self-storage facility and co-workspace that will self-generate 105% of its electricity through the use of on-site solar panels. It will also collect, filter and reuse rainwater within a 62,000-litre tank, located under the building, for all planting irrigation.
The project received unanimous approval from the City of Kelowna and construction begins this spring, with the opening scheduled in 2020.
Just BioFiber block
Each block stores 6.5 kilograms
The internal building walls will sequester carbon, using Just BioFiber blocks made in Canada from waste hemp stock.
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Ulmus Developments is excited to bring this innovative project to Kelowna to demonstrate how commercial developments can be on the leading edge of climate change and environmental solutions.
EcoLock is proud to work with these sustainably minded partners.