Building your own Passive House comes with tremendous advantages, but also comes with unique demands, like setting (and keeping to) a budget. How can you know if you can afford the home of your dreams if you can’t figure out what it’s likely to cost?

To help with this all-important part of the process, we offer a set of sample total costs for a custom home here. Click here for a comparison of annual running costs for a code-built house compared to our Passive Homes.

Please note that all pricing is in Canadian dollars, although we work across North America.

Sample home: EkoBuilt’s Foxglove PassiveHouse design

Foxglove cottage kit plan

Foxglove, 1424 sq ft, $145,620 for EkoBuilt kit ($102/sq ft)

The Foxglove PassiveHouse materials kit from EkoBuilt is for a home that is 1424 square feet, has 3 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms. Download plans: FOXGLOVE

Total cost to build finished home approximately $245,000 ($172/sq ft).

Click to view all Eko PassiveHouse plans.

Sample Costs for Other House Plans

These three plans show good sample costs for house plans of different sizes:

Nepean Point, 720 ft.², $80,812 for EkoBuilt kit ($112 / ft.²)
2 bed / 1 bath
Total Finished Cost: Approx 215k ($298 / ft.²) See all 8 coach house plans

Sunflower, 2100 ft.², $199,829 for EkoBuilt kit ($95 / ft.²)
4 bed / 2 bath
Total Finished Cost: Approx 430k ($205 / ft.²) See all full-size house plans

Trillium, 3121 ft.², $249,287 for EkoBuilt kit ($80 / ft.²)
4 bed / 2.5 bath
Total Finished Cost: Approx 550k ($176 / ft.²) See all full-size house plans

Please contact us for a complete cost analysis for your selected house plan or a custom design.

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