New Home Designs

Siting A New Home

By |2021-12-20T20:15:47+00:00September 15th, 2022|Buying A Home, Energy Efficiency, New Home Designs|

Home siting is the process of determining how to place the house on a building lot for maximum liveability. Siting is influenced mostly by the building footprint compared to available land. In the countryside, natural features such as rocks, hills, and water can limit the number of sites. In the city, most people will build

Aftermarket Solar Installations

By |2021-12-20T20:14:25+00:00September 1st, 2022|Energy Efficiency, New Home Designs|

A solar power installation is only as good as its design so it's important to work with a reputable company that has engineers on staff. A viability study is required to choose the right equipment for the needs of the property and available light. When doing an analysis, a solar engineer will look at typical

Central Vacuums

By |2021-12-20T20:05:15+00:00June 1st, 2022|Cleaning & Housekeeping, New Home Designs|

A central vacuum cleaner is a system that is built into a new home to make cleaning easier and quieter. They feature ducts in the walls that carry dust and debris to a central power unit and collection canister, usually in the garage or utility room. Inlets are strategically positioned throughout the home to make

The Owner-Builder Advantage

By |2021-12-20T20:02:06+00:00May 1st, 2022|Buying A Home, New Home Designs|

You may have visited a brand new home while shopping for real estate. They are the benchmark for home buyers everywhere. House-hunters will visit a show home and then compare everything else they see to that standard. The first thing you might notice is that the exterior looks very modern with an on-trend style. Around

Modular Construction Increases Housing Supply

By |2019-09-25T19:57:22+00:00September 25th, 2019|New Home Designs|

Can modular construction solve the housing crisis? It depends on who you ask. Housing affordability is determined by price and price is a function of supply and demand. If new construction is constrained by factors such as regulation, mortgage rates, and labour availability then it will cost more to build which will reduce the number

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