back faces south
$4,089* savings on your annual energy costs
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Passive house plan designed for an urban, cross-sloping site
The Chimney Corner plan takes advantage of steep topography by including a walk-out basement that makes this plan feel much larger than its modest footprint would suggest and creates much higher-quality space than a typical finished basement.
Three bedroom plus den Chimney Corner Passive House features:
- A basement rec room and guest suite or older child's bedroom.
- A walk-out terrace from the basement.
- Master suite and bedrooms upstairs; living spaces and office downstairs.
- Front and rear-facing decks.
Energy Usage - 37,440 kWhrs/year
Annual Cost - $5,990/year
Built to Passive House (PHIUS)
Energy Usage - 11,885 kWhrs/year
Annual Cost - $1,901/year
Enjoy a $4,089* savings on your annual energy costs or cover $61,560 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.