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.

Build to Passive House standard by simply buying the plans and getting full access to our Eko Solar Engine.

You can also have us customize one of the plans and build it for you.

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.

If you’re just interested in the Weather Tight Materials Kit that we sell for each of these plans for you to build yourself or with your own builder, click here.

To see a full cost analysis of a complete build, click here.

Pricing: For approximate turnkey costs for your new home, please follow this rule. In the price sheets below, we quote Material cost and Installation cost. Add these together and double the total. This will give you a very good estimate. Note: during the pandemic, material costs have experienced incredible volatility. For this reason, we cannot currently guarantee material pricing in our price sheets.


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

Goldenrod
1,080 sq ft
2 Bed, 1 Bath
Floorplan

Shooting Star
1,232 sq ft
2 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan

Fiddlehead
1,330 sq ft
2+1 Bed, 3 Bath
Floorplan

Tall Meadow
1,354 sq ft
3 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan

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

Shooting Star 2
1,380 sq ft
2 Bed, 1 Bath
Floorplan

Blazing Star
1,422 sq ft
2 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan

Foxglove
1,424 sq ft
3 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan

Honeysuckle
1,452 sq ft
3 Bed, 3 Bath
Floorplan

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

Chelsea
1,577 sq ft
3+1 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan

Primrose
1,586 sq ft
3 Bed, 3 Bath
Floorplan


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

The Fiddlehead 3 house plan exterior, with integrated greenhouse

Fiddlehead 3 with basement
1,680 sq ft
1+1 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan

The Fiddlehead 2 house plan exterior

Fiddlehead 2 with basement
1,704 sq ft
3 Bed, 2.5 Bath
Floorplan

The Wakefield house plan exterior

Wakefield
1,718 sq ft
3 Bed, 1.5 Bath
Floorplan | See photos of finished home

The Sunflower house plan exterior

Sunflower
1,852 sq ft
4+1 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan

The Hummingbird house plan exterior with screened in porch

Hummingbird
1,916 sq ft
4 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan | See photos of finished home

The South Frontenac house plan exterior

South Frontenac
2,010 sq ft
2+1 Bed, 2.5 Bath
Floorplan

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

Stonecrop 2
2,023 sq ft
3+1 Bed, 1.5 Bath
Floorplan

The Sunflower 3 house plan exterior, a bungalow

Sunflower 3
2,100 sq ft
4+1 Bed, 2 Bath
Floorplan

The Stonecrop house plan exterior, a two-storey model

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

The Pine Valley house plan exterior

NEW! The Pine Valley – The new EkoBuilt model home
1,634 sq ft
4 Bed, 1 Bath
Floorplan

Special notes on the Pine Valley

The Pine Valley is not yet in our pricing sheet. See the EkoModel Home page for details.

The home’s floorplan can easily be configured to have fewer, larger rooms (instead of 4 bedrooms).


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.

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

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

Madawaska
2,583 sq ft
3 Bed, 2.5 Bath
Floorplan

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

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

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

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


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

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  10. 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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