Something we find ourselves doing almost daily is clarifying the best way to calculate total project costs for new home builds. We have some simple rules to follow that will help!Read More
We’re often asked about Tarion warranty and the homes we build. As a builder of custom homes for individuals, our homes don’t qualify for Tarion. Read on to learn more about why this is so, and how we protect your new home.Read More
If you live in an older home that’s seen better days, is not very energy efficient, and perhaps just not working for how you live, the question is demolition or remodel?Read More
The Fiddlehead in its original form is quite a departure from the Sunflower, which we recently profiled. Coming in at a modest 1,330 square feet, it includes 2 + 1 bedrooms and 3 baths over two floors.
The ground floor has a nice open plan, while the bedrooms have their own space on the upper floor. This appeals to anyone attached to two-storey living or concerned about the home’s footprint and its size. A two-storey home is typically less costly to build.Read More
EkoBuilt was recently approached by an investor who has found a large residential plot in Ottawa’s west end with three severances. He’s looking for two other homeowner/investors who’d like to seize the opportunity to co-develop the property.Read More
The Sunflower in its original form is a pretty sweet houseplan. Running at 1,852 square feet, it encompasses 4 + 1 bedrooms in a really neat layout that places the bedrooms/bonus rooms off to the sides of the central living area, like wings or petals. It’s a houseplan that creates some really interesting corners and sightlines for indoor/outdoor living.Read More
We are very excited to share our newly revamped website. It’s not just a new look — at its core, the site now showcases houseplans in four size ranges and updated pricing for all of our energy efficient house plan material kits.Read More
In the spirit of information sharing, we like to sometimes focus on solutions for existing / older homes. This seems more relevant than ever as so many of us are staying home or otherwise conscious of pausing plans. This post focuses on healthy indoor air!
The ToxBox filter isn’t new, but it is an amazing Canadian product deserving of a bit of profile right now. Does your home have a conventional furnace? The ToxBox is for you.Read More
The community of Stittsville in the far west of Ottawa has been a bit of a hot spot for families and new builds. We were delighted to help one family create a fully passive home there recently by constructing the weathertight shell for the project.Read More