Pender Harbor Ocean Discovery Station (PODS)
Project Size: 1,850 meters squared
Project Typology: Institutional / Educational
Location: Pender Harbor, BC
Client: Ruby Lake Lagoon Society
Architect: Deutscher Architecture Studio
Description: Pender Harbor Ocean Discovery Station (PODS) is a marine wildlife research and aquarium visitor centre to be built in Pender Harbon, Sunshine Coast. reLoad was consulted for advising on sustainability measures, mechanical design, energy performance, and building performance. The project has a net zero energy target and aggressive water conservation goals. reLoad was commissioned to develop a whole systems approach, linking energy, carbon, daylight, passive cooling, ad waste management for long-term performance.
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