Custom Home Building Blog by Sawlor Built Homes

Passive House: Rain Water Collection System

The "Butterfly Roof System" is designed to collect and treat rain water to supply our Passive House with fresh water. 

Turning Your Dream Home Into a Reality!

Our Clients approached us with an issue of the Canadian Architecture & Design Magazine and asked if we could replicate the cover image in the foyer of their new home. We assured them we could and they were quite pleased with the results!

Energy Efficient Homes - The Way to Build

There are different ways of achieving energy efficiency in a house. The passive house and net zero approaches are two of the best, as a passive house uses very little energy and a net zero house produces as much energy as it consumes.

Home Automation

Long ago, having a cable and a phone jack in your home was considered high tech. Today’s homes are bigger and more complex than ever before.

Passive House Project: Update #3

Despite the harsh winter conditions (2 major storms in 1 week!), the second floor is complete and our Passive House is ready for the roof structure. 

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Keith and his team are the best! They are entirely approachable, do not pressure one into making a decision and live up to their commitment of excellence.

Alan & Rita

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