Sustainability Features at The Saint
Your health and well-being are the highest priority, and that’s why Minto Communities has designed a building that provides fresh air, well-ventilated spaces and individual climate control year-round, constructed and designed with non-toxic materials. Every detail of the building is designed for sustainability and longevity.
Learn more about The Saint's:
Energy Saving Features
4-Pipe Fancoil HVAC System
Year-round control of heating and cooling in every suite. Most buildings require a switchover, with occupants unable to switch between heating and cooling. Allows for optimal comfort conditions year round.
Integrated Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV)
Provides fresh, filtered outdoor air directly to all regularly occupied rooms in the suite. Reduces heating/cooling costs while supporting optimal humidity level.
Water Efficient Plumbing Fixtures
Ultra high-efficiency toilets provide superior flushing performance and efficiency. High-performance faucets deliver the water you need without wasting a drop.
Common Area Features
Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
Infrastructure to more easily install charging stations in the future. Promote healthier air quality in the city. Charging stations available at a cost.
Bicycle Storage & Shop
Includes bicycle maintenance tools. On-site bike wash. Easy access for alternative and healthier mode of transportation.
Carbon Dioxide Control of Amenity Ventilation
Ensures healthy air quality for high occupancy areas by monitoring CO2 levels and activating ventilation system.
Energy efficient, long-lasting and mercury-free.
Green Cleaning System
Chemical-free cleaning system.
Ionized Air Filtration System
Ionized air filtering system dramatically reduces airborne pollutants such as VOCs, odours, and particulate matter.
Suite and Large Building Air Tightness Testing
Sampled tests of air leakage rates in suites. Confirms improved performance related to air infiltration, odours, and sound.
Low Emitting Materials
Selection of low VOC paints, adhesives, sealants, and flooring materials. Reduces off-gassing and smell of toxins. Improves air quality. Green Label Plus carpets.
Rainwater is collected from roof areas and stored in a cistern for future use by the irrigation system.
Under Counter Waste Sorting Station
3-stream integrated waste station.
Building-wide water filtration for healthier drinking water.
Targeting LEED Certification
LEED is the most respected green building rating system in the world. It is an effective framework to create highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings.
MINTO INTELLIGENCEMinto Intelligence (MI) is a feature-rich smart home package that puts control at your fingertips. Simply download the app to your smartphone or tablet, and access all of these features:
- Place a call or send an email directly to the concierge desk, from anywhere in the world.
- Discover amenity hours of operation, and reserve amenities.
- Get messages from an automated parcel system about pending parcel delivery or parcel notification.
- Adjust the temperature in your suite, even if you are not in the building.
- Receive messages from the concierge or property management team.
- View Closed Circuit Television video from cameras in the building.
- Unlock or lock your front entry door.
- Open common area doors.
- Register a guest in advance of their visit, and allow the concierge to more easily identify the visitor, and permit access for their visit.
- Enter the parking garage without the use of a fob.
For us, sustainability isn't just about being environmentally conscious. It's about the actions we take to invest in building a sustainable future. Our goal is to reduce natural resources to minimize waste and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, while continuing to providing customers with modern spaces to live, work and play. It's our priority today - and it will continue to be in the future. We're focused on building better communities, one home at a time - and sustainability is a big part of what defines "better". Creating spaces that promote comfort, cost savings, health and community connections is something that we're completely committed to.
Our communities offer advanced features that reduce water and energy use without impacting comfort or performance, delivering real-world saving year- after-year.
Windows and walls protect you from the elements, keeping you warm in winter and cool in summer. These features help soothe the senses, ensuring your home is a comfortable and relaxing place to be.
It's not just about what's within your walls. Living in a connected community with real walkability, plenty of green space, parks and recreation offers more ways to meet family and neighbours and promotes a sense of belonging.
Your physical and mental well-being is important to us. Your home has been designed to be a healthier place to live with consideration to the materials you touch and the air you breathe.
Minto Communities uses third-party building validations to demonstrate we've delivered a superior product, making our customers feel confident that we're building with them in mind.