Did you know that International Passive House Days will take place this weekend? If you’re in the Ottawa area and keen to visit one of our passive homes, now is your chance.
Come visit the EkoModel Home this weekend – we’ll be open from 9am to 3pm every day from Friday, Nov 8 to Sunday Nov 10.
The home is just west of Ottawa in McNab/Braeside.
Open House days include a 12pm presentation by EkoBuilt’s Paul Kealey.
Passive House resources
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.
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.
We have 20 free tickets to the Ottawa Fall Home Show 2019, which will run from September 26-29 at the EY Centre. We’re looking forward to seeing many of you there!
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.
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.
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!
Located just outside of Sydenham, Ontario near Frontenac Provincial Park, this custom home is a great showcase for what EkoBuilt can do.
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!
Thanks to all who took the time to enter our ticket giveaway for this year’s Ottawa Home & Garden Show. We were happily overwhelmed by the response!