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Southwest Properties is targeting LEED® Gold certification for CUNARD Residences. Guiding principles for the development include smart growth strategies, resident comfort, and green building practices to ensure the creation of a sustainable, beautiful, and livable building.

CUNARD Residences is constructed from quality materials and efficiency features include energy modelling, energy recovery ventilators, and individual unit utility metering. In addition to being better for the environment, this also means residents can control their own utility consumption.

Ideally located on the Halifax waterfront, the property is perfectly situated for both work and play. Living within walking distance of so many shops and services mean residents will find they spend less time in their cars. To encourage alternative modes of green transportation, EV charges are on-site and the interior parkade provides ample bicycle storage racks.

  • Smart Location - site selection – waterfront access & open spaces.
  • Location that fosters active commuting, walkability and near public transport – bus & ferry.
  • Enriched building and amenity design features for a lifestyle rich in wellness.
  • Smoke free building.
  • Energy Recovery Ventilation Systems (ERV)- energy recovery ventilators in each suite for individual unit control. ERV provides fresh air and improved climate control, while also saving energy by reducing heating & cooling requirements. 
  • Suite balconies and some operable suite windows for natural, fresh air.
  • Expansive windows to allow for natural light within suites and common areas.
  • Suite master switch control for energy conservation.
  • Common area motion detection (hallway & sorting rooms light activation)
  • Occupant natural and electric lighting control - light dimmer switches & window blinds with black out in bedrooms.
  • Curated indoor & outdoor social and gathering spaces that advance the well-being of our residents.
  • Physical activity opportunities onsite 
    • Fitness centre
    • Exterior swimming pool & hot tub
  • Water refill stations in fitness centre.
  • Touch free door openings at main entrance points.
  • On-site housekeeping team.