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Ontario Supplementary Standard SB-10 2011

Large buildings (high rise residential and commercial) excluding heritage buildings, unconditioned spaces (< 12 W/m² under peak conditions), temporary buildings, unheated warehouses and storage rooms (<10°C)

Applicable Building Type(s)

Existing non-residential, Existing residential, New non-residential, New residential

Policy Requirement Level

Mandatory

Policy Sequence

Governance

Development Authority: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Prescriptive Compliance path

Prescriptive Path

Energy Requirements:

Insulation

Roof

U-Values (W/m2.K)

Non-residential

Residential

(highrise)

Semi-heated

Climate zone 5

0.22

0.22

0.53

Climate zone 6

0.18

0.18

0.36

Climate zone 7 

0.16

0.16

0.36

Walls

U-Values (W/m2.K)

Non-residential

Residential

(highrise)

Semi-heated

Climate zone 5

0.45

0.40

0.70

Climate zone 6

0.40

0.34

0.59

Climate zone 7 

0.16

0.42

0.51

Floor

U-Values (W/m2.K)

Non-residential

Residential

(highrise)

Semi-heated

Climate zone 5

0.36

0.32

0.93

Climate zone 6

0.90

0.88

0.61

Climate zone 7 

0.52

0.52

0.93

Windows

Additional requirements relate to compliance path chosen

U-Values (W/m2.K)

Non-residential

Residential

(highrise)

Semi-heated

Climate zone 5

1.42

1.42

3.12

Climate zone 6

1.42

1.42

2.56

Climate zone 7 

1.42

1.42

2.56

 

 

Doors

 

U-Values (W/m2.K)

Non-residential

Residential

(highrise)

Semi-heated

Climate zone 5

2.27

2.27

3.41

Climate zone 6

2.27

2.27

3.41

Climate zone 7 

2.27

2.27

3.41

Skylights

The total skylight area shall be less than 5% of the gross roof area. Skylight areas may be increased by 50% if a shading device is used that blocks over 50% of the solar gain.

Air Leakage

Refers to section 5.4.3. “Air Leakage” of ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1.

Space Heating System

Refers to Section 6 of ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1.but adds performance tests in table 6.4.1.A.2 (SB10 pp85-88)

Space Cooling System

Refers to Section 6 of ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1.but adds performance tests in table 6.4.1.A.2 (SB10 pp85-88)

Water Heating System

Refers to Section 7 of ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1.but adds performance tests in table 7.4.2.A. (SB10 p.89)

Lighting

 

Power density

Automotive Facility

8.8

Office

10

Retail

15

Warehouse

1.08

Fast Food

10

Dormitory

6.6

Manufacturing facility

12

Health care clinic

9.4

Multifamily

8.07

Parking garage

3

Police Station without detention quarters / Fire Station

10

Transportation

8.3

Workshop

13

 

Renewable Energy

Pools deriving over 60% of their energy for heating (computed over an annual operating season) from site-recovered or site-solar energy are exempt.

Performance Compliance path

Energy Requirements:

Resources

Notes

Climate zones

Heating Degree Days

 

HDD

Climate zone 1 (Ontario Codes only)

<5000

Climate zone 2 (Ontario Codes only)

>5000

Climate zone 4

<3000

Climate zone 5

3000-3999

Climate zone 6

4000-4999

Climate zone 7 (Ontario Codes only)

HDD18 < 5000

Climate zone 7A

5000-5999

Climate zone 7B

6000-6999

Climate zone 8

≥7000