All of the buildings in Vancouver’s two Olympic Villages will be fitted with solar panels and green roofs irrigated by rainwater.

All of the buildings in Vancouver’s two Olympic Villages (one in Southeast False Creek and the other within Cheakamus Valley) will be fitted with solar panels and green roofs irrigated by rainwater.

In-slab hydronic systems will be used for heating and cooling of the buildings, and the latent heat of sewer pipes will be harnessed by an innovative heat exchange system.

To read more about these green buildings' design and construction, click here.