EkoBuilt News & Happenings

Our 2019 Fall Home Show winners!

We have drawn the names for the 20 free tickets we have to give away to the Ottawa Fall Home Show 2019, which will run from September 26-29 at the EY Centre.

We were overwhelmed by how many folks entered our draw – thanks to all! Our winners are:

  • Paula Champagne
  • T Yeo
  • Becca Graziano
  • Kathy Ladouceur
  • Claude Melbourne
  • Shawn Neely
  • Normand Beaulieu
  • Carolyn Pigeau
  • Supriya Misha
  • Antoine Przybylak-Brouillard

Buy Tickets Online

If you still need to buy tickets to the show, remember that you’ll save $2 per ticket if you purchase ahead of time. Just go to the website for the show to purchase online.

EkoBuilt: Booth 639

We look forward to seeing everyone who can make it out to the show. There is so much going on and it’s a great day out.

EkoBuilt News & Happenings

Update: Where you can meet with EkoBuilt this fall

There’s a lot going on this fall and we want to be sure you know exactly where you can expect to meet up with us. Please note that Green Energy Doors Open will fall on the same weekend as the Ottawa Fall Home Show this year, so we’ve decided to move our fall open house to the next weekend, in early October.

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EkoBuilt News & Happenings, Energy Efficiency, House Design

EkoBuilt Project: Urban home in central Ottawa

This new custom home is just a stone’s throw from the Governor General’s residence in central Ottawa. It’s a great example of flexibility in an urban setting. The home is situated on an unserviced laneway in a historic neighbourhood just east of the city’s downtown core. The home’s design had to be approved by the city’s historical committee before a building permit could be obtained. Construction was made much more interesting because the nearest intersection was closed throughout for the installation of a storm water collection facility!

All of these challenges made building this home exciting and rewarding. The family we built it for really love the area and it’s fantastic to share the end result with our followers.

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EkoBuilt News & Happenings

Getting in touch this summer

As we head into the second half of summer, we’re finding that enquiries continue to come thick and fast. We’re delighted to hear from so many of you, but during peak construction season it can be a bit of a challenge responding in a timely fashion.

We’re doing our best to respond to everyone as quickly as we can (usually within 24 – 48 hours), but if you’ve experienced a delay, don’t be shy about reaching out again.

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EkoBuilt News & Happenings, Passive House resources

Passive House pricing at your fingertips

We field requests constantly from people interested in building a passive house, including using one of our 13 energy efficient house plans. We’ve been working towards having cost analysis documents for complete house builds for all 13 of our plans, and now they are ready!

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EkoModel News, Passive House resources

EkoModel Open House – This Weekend!

The transition from winter to spring has made our laneway a little interesting, but we’re happy to say the Open House is very much on!

Spring EkoModel Home Open House
96 Libbys Road, McNab/Braeside, ON K7S 0E1
Sat, April 6, 2019
9am – 3pm

Come on out to experience a passive house, ask your questions and just generally get a chance to see the quality of work done by EkoBuilt.

We had more than 100 folks out in January and look forward to meeting many more of you this weekend!