- Sydney Duplex, 3794 SF
- Dunvegan, 2726 SF
- Inverness, 2472 SF
- Highland Hill, 2186 SF
- Lake Ainsle, 2174 SF
- Aberdeen, 1994 SF
- Birch Cove, 1897 SF
- Glen Tosh, 1856 SF
- South Bar, 1808 SF
- Mabou, 1752 SF
- Glengarry, 1734 SF
- Skyline, 1680 SF
- Pipers Glen, 1680 SF
- Breton Cove, 1676 SF
- Baddeck, 1564 SF
- Little Bras Dor, 580 SF
side faces south
$2,690* savings on your annual energy costs
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With a small footprint and flexible window design, this home can fit on many lots and in a range of different orientations. Based on our Sydney Duplex plan, "Birch Cove" is the freehold version of the design.
Accessibility features are implemented in the design to accommodate any mobility issues.
Three bedroom Birch Cove Passive House features:
- A ground floor layout with everything you need for aging-in- place.
- A large family room and bedroom with full bath upstairs for guests, family, or a live-in care provider.
- A compact building footprint suitable for an urban lot or for downsizing in the country.
- A single-car garage with access to the foyer adds to the efficiency of this compact house.
Energy Usage - 24,455 kWhrs/year
Annual Cost - $3,912/year
Built to Passive House (PHIUS)
Energy Usage - 7,642 kWhrs/year
Annual Cost - $1,223/year
Enjoy a $2,690* savings on your annual energy costs or cover $40,505 additional financing on your mortgage with these savings.** *Cost estimate is based on an assumed 15 cent per kWhr price
** Mortgage is based on a 25 year amortization with a 4.5% interest rate.