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0710 SF - Tin Cove
1 bed / 1 bath
front faces south

$1,557* savings on your annual energy costs
0710 SF - Tin Cove

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Simple, humble, functional, economical. Welcome to Tin Cove – a plan originally tailored for an urban infill site, that has enormous potential for both city and rural living.

A front entry patio provides multipurpose sheltered outdoor space, be it for front porch gatherings or convenient and secure storage for outdoor adventure gear. A spacious kitchen and living space welcome visitors alongside plenty of storage for coats and boots. The central service core includes a full bath, stacked washer and dryer, and accessible mechanical space. A private and generous bedroom with loads of closet space is strategically placed away from the main living space and catches natural light from two sides.

At just 700 SF, Tin Cove can be built on a budget while providing its inhabitants with a cozy, energy efficient place to call home.

One-bedroom Tin Cove Passive House features:

  • Efficient shape and layout, works on narrow sites.
  • Easy to adapt for pre-fabrication.
  • Adapts to different site orientations well.
  • A large kitchen and living/dining room for a plan of this size.
  • Ability to easily achieve Net Zero by installing solar panels on the south-facing roof for an ideal off-grid retreat.

Energy Usage & Savings
Built to National Building Code (Canada):
Energy Usage - 14,370 kWhrs/year
Annual Cost - $2,155/year

Built to Passive House (PHIUS)
Energy Usage - 3,990 kWhrs/year
Annual Cost - $598/year

Enjoy a $1,557* savings on your annual energy costs. *Cost estimate is based on an assumed 15 cent per kWhr price
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Regular price $6,495.00