Red Castle Passive House Plus Residence

New certified passive house designed by VERT for owner Casey Grey of Cornelis Grey Construction. This Passive House is a great example of beauty, comfort and health coming together. The project’s purpose was to prove that energy efficient homes do not need to be complicated. The envelope is so efficient on it’s own that there… Read more »

Rideau Passive House

Redevelopment of an urban lot specially chosen for its solar orientation and views of Ottawa’s downtown over the Rideau River. Densification of an established neighbourhood on a site in close proximity to many services and amenities. The building’s form was driven by the optimal urban site on which it was built – albeit a very… Read more »

Straka Residence Passive House

This urban family home is located in New Edinburgh, one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Ottawa, Canada. Built in the first phase of a two-phase infill project, the design was constrained by very restrictive heritage conservation bylaws. The new home’s north wall adjoins a (formerly detached) building constructed in 1945. This project was the first… Read more »

Salus Clementine: Karen’s Place

The Salus Clementine development consists of a four-storey apartment building in Ottawa offering 42 single-occupancy units for men and women living with severe mental illness. The project is targeting LEED for Homes Platinum Certification as well as Passive House Certification.