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 2nd generation owner of Sawlor Built Homes and has over 35 years experience in Custom Home Building in Nova Scotia. Keith is a Certified Residential Builder with many leading industry certifications, including: Passive House Certified Builder (PHIUS), Net Zero Energy Certified Builder (NZE), Certified R-2000 Builder and Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS). Keith sits on the Board of Atlantic Home Warranty and is involved with many other industry programs & associations such as the National Home Builders Association, Canadian Home Builders Association, Safety Services Nova Scotia and Better Business Bureau.

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