Production Home - Crumpit Woods - Sky Pilot

New Home -2016-winner

Name: Sky Pilot (Production)
Completed: 2015
Architectural Design: Meehouse Design
Interior Design: Laura Henderson Interior Design

Georgie Award Winner Category:

  1. Best Certified Home Production
  2. Nationals - Best Production Home under 3,000 sq. ft.

Georgie Award Finalist Category:

  1. Best Single Family detached over 2000 sq.ft under $750K Production

Georgie Awards Winner 2016

Sensitivity to site conditions and surrounding environments

  • Nestled into a forest setting and sited to maximize views of The Chief
  • Large windows bring forest indoors
  • Minimum disruption of environment during building process
  • Drought tolerant indigenous plantings
  • New subdivision

Selection of materials and resources

  • Exterior walls SIP panels 6.5” panels higher than average effective R value, low cost airtight construction
  • ICF foundation walls
  • BASF spray foam on roof=R48
  • Aluminum clad Energy Star vinyl windows

 Energy and water saving considerations

  • EGNH rating 85
  • ACH 1.26
  • BASF Spray foam insulation
  • Mitsubishi cold climate heat pump rated for efficient operation to -19C, Forced air furnace/HRV/Nuheat floors in bathrooms
  • R 40 Fortruss floor for garage /low cost auxiliary suite

 Construction practices and details of certification program chosen

  • Achieved Silver Category 2 in Holmes Approved Homes program (HAH)
  • Vented low slope metal roof to ensure early detection of membrane failures in future
  • HAH certification included 4 onsite inspections, 2 blower tests, thermal imaging, written reports and final bound copy for homeowner including all inspection documentation
  • Insulated Fortruss suspended slab for garage floor allows for Suite below

Innovation and design

  • Adjacent lot is Covenant green space
  • Quality and healthy comfortable living in energy efficient home in forest setting under $750K
  • First homes chosen for Holmes Approved  Homes program in BC
  • Douglas Fir door creates inviting entrance, matches beams in hallway
  • Open concept 10 foot ceilings, spacious entrance
  • Small footprint well designed
  • Great room design with living areas on main floor connected to spacious outdoor living space with great views
  • Wide plank laminate throughout
  • Spacious kitchen boasts large double sided work island, Caesarstone Waterfall counter top with eating bar, slide out pantry, multiple pot drawers, full height wine rack
  • High window installation in dining area allows natural daylight, peekaboo view of sky, maintains privacy
  • Lower floor 9’ ceilings, cozy master suite with magnificent views, private patio, large ensuite with soaker tub, walk in glass shower, double sink vanity, two other bedrooms with shared bath, laundry and mechanical room