Category: LEED Platinum

Interested in becoming a POLYpeep*? We’re hiring!

November 5, 2018 by Catheryn Hodgson

  We are seeking Open House Associates: enthusiastic and passionate individuals who thrive on engaging with the public. Each Saturday and Sunday afternoon, we host an open house at Q Lofts, our beautiful LEED Platinum north end condo, and we will soon be opening the doors to Aria at Long Lake, our multi-building condo project […]

Two great things: summer and a 0% interest promotion

July 5, 2017 by Catheryn Hodgson

Keep more money in your pocket. Save now by taking advantage of the interest-free, 90% financing on new suites at Q Lofts. 0% interest means qualified purchasers will save on interest charges and also avoid the cost of mortgage insurance in the short term. Long term, you’ll be saving cash by living in one of […]

A few more details – read the POLYCORP news release

June 9, 2017 by Catheryn Hodgson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE POLYCORP Receives Honourable Mention For Excellence in Green Building by Canada Green Building Council Halifax, Nova Scotia – June 9, 2017 – Local developer and builder, POLYCORP, received Honourable Mention for its north end Halifax condominium project, Q Lofts, in the category of Excellence in Green Building – New Construction at the […]

CaGBC honours Canada’s green building leaders at 2017 Leadership Awards

June 2, 2017 by Catheryn Hodgson

  The Canadian Green Building Council announced its award winners in a number of categories at its recent annual conference. We are delighted to announce that Q Lofts received honourable mention in the new category of Excellence in Green Building – New Construction. And we are in very good company. A second honourable mention was […]

Q Lofts: Small things make a huge difference for LEED Platinum status

February 21, 2017 by Catheryn Hodgson

An entry mat impacts LEED Platinum status? Really? Every aspect of Q Lofts’ design minimizes environmental impact. Building materials and techniques were chosen with a close eye to environmental impact on long-term durability. While many are familiar with the ‘big ticket’ items — ICF (insulated concrete form system exterior walls), triple-glazed windows, heat pumps and […]

The coolest condo in town

August 11, 2016 by Catheryn Hodgson

  It’s one thing to talk about the in-floor radiant heating and cooling system at Q Lofts. It’s even better when we can show you. Using a thermal imaging camera, we took a picture of Angela, one of our open house associates, this past Sunday. She’s standing in the living room of the model suite. […]

The lowest condo fees in town. Here’s how it’s done…and why

April 7, 2016 by Catheryn Hodgson

  You may be diligent about your energy consumption but if your neighbour likes to keep the windows open in winter, yet crank the heat, you end up paying the price…literally. At least, that’s the case for a typical building. Q is definitely not typical. Condo fees can be the ‘big unknown’ for many who […]

Building a green Q Lofts: Meet Jordan MacDonald, LEED Consultant

March 27, 2015 by Catheryn Hodgson

  Very early on in the design phase, Jordan MacDonald, president of ThermalWise, a building performance consulting company, was brought in to help make Q Lofts the most energy efficient building possible. “Peter Polley and his team brought us in earlier than they needed to with this project, but they wanted to involve us and […]