A new learning experience for everyone interested in zero-emission homes. The Next Generation Home generates more energy than it uses. It is 100% more efficient than a conventional home, healthy to live in, has low energy bills, and lowers your carbon footprint.
An Open House Full of Tangible Learning Experiences
This home is the latest of three research homes in Wilden. The Next Generation Home is built to BC Step Code 5 and net-zero standards. It is a continuation of the UBC Okanagan research on the best construction practices, innovative materials and energy efficient systems.
The home focuses on a robust building envelope with exceptional airtightness and efficient mechanical systems. It produces more energy than it uses.
People we able to visit the home for an educational experience through fun, educational, interactive displays. Experience how quiet a high-performance home can be, feel the difference that energy star windows can make, see what’s inside the attic and walls, and how a solar system works. This Showhome was open for 6 months and is now closed.