Passive House Plans

EkoBuilt’s selection of super energy efficient house plans have been designed and engineered with comfort, performance and cost effectiveness in mind. We offer the most affordable passive house option in North America.

Build to Passive House standard by simply buying the plan and accompanying weathertight material kit (which any experienced carpenter can put together). You can also work with us to have full access to our Eko Solar Engine, going Net Zero if you want.

We include a complete design service with all packages, whether it be revising one of our models or refining a design you bring to us.

Coach House Plans (400 – 1,000 sq ft)
Small House Plans (1,000 – 1,600 sq ft)
Medium House Plans (1,600 – 2,200 sq ft)
Large House Plans (2,200 – 3,200 sq ft)
Garage & Carport Options

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Passive House Plan Pricing

Passive House is the world’s most energy efficient standard and it’s the one we promote — it really doesn’t cost much more at all to build to this standard and reap the benefits, including much lower running costs.

We do, however, also offer a Code Plus version of our house plans. Slightly less efficient than Passive, Code Plus is perfect for a small urban lot where every square inch matters and the thickness of the wall assembly needs to be downsized a bit.

Please note that all pricing is in Canadian dollars, although we work and ship our material kits across North America.

Pricing: Material costs have experienced incredible volatility in recent years. In fall 2022 we have begun replacing cost analysis documents shared on this page. If a plan has a cost analysis that doesn’t say “NEW” next to it, it’s likely off by about 5%. Please reach out if you need a cost analysis for any of our house plans; we have added quite a few here, but are still missing some.


Small Passive House Plans (1,000 – 1,600 sq ft)

Goldenrod
1,080 sq ft
2 Bed, 1 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

Shooting Star
1,232 sq ft
2 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | NEW! 2022 Cost Analysis

Fiddlehead
1,330 sq ft
2+1 Bed, 3 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

Tall Meadow
1,354 sq ft
3 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | 2022 Cost Analysis

Galetta
1,365 sq ft
2 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | 2022 Cost Analysis | See photos of finished home

Shooting Star 2
1,380 sq ft
2 Bed, 1 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

Blazing Star
1,422 sq ft
2 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | 2022 Cost Analysis

Foxglove
1,424 sq ft
3 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | NEW! 2022 Cost Analysis

Honeysuckle
1,452 sq ft
3 Bed, 3 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

Casa Veena
1,566 sq ft
2+1 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan

Chelsea
1,577 sq ft
3+1 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

Primrose
1,586 sq ft
3 Bed, 3 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis


NEW! We now offer a semi-detached floorplans, with two units. Each unit is two-stories and has an integrated single car garage. Check out the Two Rivers Plan under “Large Passive House Plans” below.

Medium Passive House Plans (1,600 – 2,200 sq ft)

The Pine Valley house plan exterior

The Pine ValleyEkoBuilt model home
1,634 sq ft
4 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | 2022 Cost Analysis

The Fiddlehead 3 house plan exterior, with integrated greenhouse

Fiddlehead 3 with basement
1,680 sq ft
1+1 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | 2022 Cost Analysis

The Fiddlehead 2 house plan exterior

Fiddlehead 2 with basement
1,704 sq ft
3 Bed, 2.5 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

Exterior rendering of 3 bedroom passive houseplan The Fern

The Fern
1,746 sq ft
3 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis | See finished home

Chelsea 2 with upper storey
1,835 sq ft
4 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

The Sunflower house plan exterior

Sunflower
1,852 sq ft
4+1 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | 2022 Cost Analysis

The Hummingbird house plan exterior with screened in porch

Hummingbird
1,916 sq ft
4 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | See photos of finished home | See multiple floorplan variations | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis (base plan)

The South Frontenac house plan exterior

South Frontenac
2,010 sq ft
2+1 Bed, 2.5 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

The Stonecrop 2 house plan exterior, a two-storey model

Stonecrop 2
2,023 sq ft
3+1 Bed, 1.5 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

The Sunflower 3 house plan exterior, a bungalow

Sunflower 3
2,100 sq ft
4+1 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | 2022 Cost Analysis

The Sumac passive house exterior (front), with garage

NEW The Sumac
2,128 sq ft
4 Bed, 3 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

The Stonecrop house plan exterior, a two-storey model

Stonecrop
2,152 sq ft
3+1 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan


Large Passive House Plans (2,200 – 3,200 sq ft)

Note: garage/carports are in addition to base floorplans and are costly on top of main house pricing.

Exterior views of the Cumberland passive house plan

Cumberland
2,394 sq ft
2+1 Bed, 2.5 Bath
Floorplan

Street facing exterior view of the New Edinburgh urban passive house plan

New Edinburgh
2,524 sq ft
2+2 Bed, 2.5 Bath
Floorplan | See photos of finished home

Exterior view of the Madawaska house plan

Madawaska
2,583 sq ft
3 Bed, 2.5 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

Exterior south facing view of the Sunflower 2 passive house plan - bungalow

Sunflower 2
2,690 sq ft
4 Bed, 1.5 Bath
Floorplan

The Sunflower 3 house plan exterior, a bungalow

Sunflower with Basement
2,945 sq ft (modified main floor 1,906 sq ft)
4 + 1 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

Exterior view of the Richmond passive house plan

Richmond
3,020 sq ft
2+1 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan

Exterior (north side) of Trillium passive house plan

Trillium
3,121 sq ft
4 Bed, 2.5 Bath
Floorplan | See photos of finished home | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

Exterior of the large passive house plan, The Frontenac

Frontenac
3,160 sq ft
4+1 Bed, 2.5 Bath
Floorplan

The Two Rivers house plan is a semi-detached design.

Two Rivers Semi-Detached with Garages
Unit A: 944 + 1,172 sq ft (2,116 total)
Unit B: 979 + 1,283 sq ft (2,262 total)
Floorplan | 2022 Cost Analysis


Passive Garage / Carport Options

Garages and carports are extra to costs listed in kit pricing.

Sunflower with carport
Floorplan

Madawaska with garage
Floorplan

Trillium with garage
Floorplan

Cumberland with built-in garage
Floorplan | NEW 2022 Cost Analysis

The Pine Valley coach house with integrated garage. click to see all coach house plans

Pine Valley coach house with built-in garage
Floorplan | 2022 Cost Analysis

The Capital Coach house with integrated garage. click to see all coach house plans

Capital Coach built-in garage
Floorplan | 2022 Cost Analysis

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  6. Lee Watt

    I have been reviewing your designs. Just curious where the numbers come from for cost of materials and installation. Also does this package include tubs hvac ect into the material cost.

    Thank you for your assistance

    • Thanks for your interest. Our primary goal is to provide affordable passive house and we can accomplish this by providing our passive house materials package, which includes all passive house certified components for a waterproof, weathertight shell. Not included is foundation, exterior finishes (steel roof/siding), mechanicals (plumbing/electrical/HVAC), or interior finishes.

      That said we can provide you with a cost analysis for any of our designs or a design you provide to us. Ultimately we are a custom design/build firm – We look at optimizing any design to maximize solar energy on your property and design modifications are usually required as well. The cost of our design package is included with our weathertight material packages.

      Please let us know if you would like a complete build cost, we would be happy to explore this further with you.

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    • EkoBuilt: the Evolution of the Home

      Hi Barbara. All pricing on EkoBuilt.com is in Canadian dollars. We’ll add that information now, as we’re increasingly receiving this question. Thank you!

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