Custom Home Building Blog by Sawlor Built Homes

Passive House Project: Trim

Progress continues at our Passive House Project! The Contemporary trim package is almost complete!

Passive House Project: Insulation

After insulating the house (but prior to drywall installation) our second blower door test was conducted, with a result of .37 @ 50 pascal. This is an incredible result that will significantly improve the energy performance (and comfort) of this home!

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.

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We are very satisfied that we chose Sawlor Construction Limited to build our new home.The craftsmanship and high quality of workmanship is quite evident throughout the house.

Dave & Gerri

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