This year we finished work on a new passive house in the Chelsea Highlands, a planned development on 90 acres outside of Chelsea, Quebec. The community is notable for being just a short drive from Ottawa-Gatineau; it also has a strong focus on sustainability.Read More
EkoBuilt’s Mikhail Laxton meets with Jen Stewart who built her dream Passive House in the woods of Wakefield, Quebec just feet from the beautiful Gatineau River.Read More
Located on a wooded property near a ski hill in Wakefield, Quebec is a custom home that we finished in 2020. The cost effective house design for this home began with a plan to fit three bedrooms into a modest but comfortable 1,200 ft.² bungalow with no basement (the home is on bedrock).
Typically, a three-bedroom bungalow would run closer to 1,500 ft.² or more, but we utilized some space saving techniques and landed with a great design that totals 1,216 ft.²Read More