We are back to featuring High Performance homes again, and for this month’s newsletter
, we couldn’t resist and had to showcase this beautiful custom home by Hasler Homes
in North Vancouver.
is a Premier North Shore based construction company, working throughout the lower mainland. They are focused on high performance custom homes and renovations.
This house achieved BUILT GREEN® Platinum which is the top tier for Built Green Canada, in the their residential home category.
The house was Hasler Homes first Holmes Approved Homes completed project.
“A HOLMES Approved Home undergoes a series of home inspections including onsite field reviews by approved Mike Holmes Inspectors, which serves as a thorough, transparent record of the quality and value that exists behind the walls.
The Mike Holmes inspections team provides unbiased, third-party inspections at critical stages of construction. Every home is inspected a minimum of three times through various stages of construction.” (source; holmesapprovedhomes.com)
Finally, this high-performance home achieved Step 4 of the BC Energy Step Code.
Highlights of the home include:
Foundation slab: 6” R-24 EPS rigid under slab insulation
Foundation walls: ICF effective R-22
Above grade walls: 2” R-8 mineral wool + 2×6 R-24 Batt effective R-30
Ceilings: R-60 attic, R-28 Vaulted/flat
Windows: high performance Euroline USI 1.25-1.36
Air and Vapour barrier: SIGA exterior Majvest + interior Majpell 5 air/vapour control.
Air tightness: 1.4 ACH (air changes per hour)
Heating system: 95% High efficiency condensing Boiler for radiant heat and domestic hot water
Capital Home Energy was grateful to be involved on this project from start to finish. Including the Initial Integrated design process for Step Code compliance, EnerGuide Rating, Holmes Approved Homes Inspections, BUILT GREEN® certification, and blower door air tightness testing.
Congratulations Hasler Homes on this beautiful custom super energy efficient home!