Howe Sound Haven

Name: Howe Sound Haven
Completed:  2017
Architectural Design: RDC Fine Homes Inc.
Interior Design: Laura Henderson Interior Design
Photography: Joern Rohde


EXTERIOR: ARCHITECTURAL CHARACTER, CURB APPEAL AND INTEGRATION OF THE PROJECT INTO ITS SETTING

  • Living in place, no step entry design
  • Sited to maximize passive solar, view of The Chief and Howe Sound from wrap around deck
  • Cul-de-sac location, ultimate privacy
  • Low maintenance Hardie siding, cedar soffits

INTERIOR: CREATIVE AND INNOVATIVE USE OF SPACE INCLUDING ARCHITECTURAL DETAIL AND FORM

  • Covered entrance, solid wood door leads into spacious high ceiling living space
  • Window placement with clearstory windows frame mountain/ocean views, delivers abundant natural light
  • Sloped ceiling gives airy feel, transom windows add light

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS INCLUDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • Certified Built Green Platinum EnerGuide 84, 31% better than reference house
  • .8 ACH with HRV
  • Effective R30 SIP panels, with 2X4 mechanical wall, R60 roof, R25 ICF foundation, R14 under slab
  • Triple glazed windows U value under 1