LEED Certified, 2- Storey

Features

Water Efficiency

  • Grey water recovery system. Water used for showers and baths is reused for flushing the toilets. www.bracsystems.com
  • Dual flush toilets.
  • Low flow faucets and showerheads.
Energy Efficiency
  • Grey water heat recovery www.watercycles.ca
  • Power smart hot water tank and energy star rated appliances
  • LED lights in main areas of house
  • R 18 insulation under the basement floor
  • R 31 walls, using a combination of Roxul and Polyiso insulation
  • R 60 insulation in attic
  • Insulated concrete forms for basement
  • Electric furnace
  • Programmable thermostat

Materials Selection

  • Porcelain tile floors
  • Hardwood floors made from Manitoba Elm diverted from the landfill
  • Cork floor in the basement
  • Oak door made from wood reclaimed from a 200 year old barn
  • Dual pane low-E fibreglass windows

This home is registered with R2000 ( learn more ) and LEED Canada ( learn more ). It is a silver certified home, and one of the first single-family, privately built ,LEED certified homes in Manitoba.

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