Passive House Project: Rain Water Collection System

Our Passive House is being built close to the ocean and in an area where a drilled or dug well is not a viable option.

The Homeowners and Architect have designed a "Butterfly Metal Roof" system that will collect rain water from both buildings and store it in a cistern. The cistern is equipped with a water treatment system which will then treat the rain water and supply the house with fresh water.

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Discuss options with your builder before starting construction on your new home, and enjoy increased comfort, energy and cost savings for years to come.

Keith Sawlor Sawlor Built Homes Custom Home Builder in Nova Scotia

Keith Sawlor

Keith Sawlor is the second generation Owner of Sawlor Built Homes. With more than 35 years experience building custom homes in Nova Scotia, Keith has built a team that mirrors his professional knowledge and values.

Keith is a Certified Residential Builder who is also certified with many leading industry organizations. He is a Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) Certified Builder, a Net Zero Energy (NZE) Certified Builder, a Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) R-2000 Certified Builder, and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).

Keith is a Board Member of the Atlantic Home Warranty Program as well as the Canadian Home Builders' Association Nova Scotia. He is involved in many other industry programs and associations, such as the Canadian Home Builders’ Association National, Safety Services Nova Scotia and Better Business Bureau.


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