Blackcomb Greens

Name: Blackcomb Greens
Completed: 2016
Interior Designer: Joanna Vegalatos

Renovation Goals

  • Upgrade and redesign original rental condo for personal use
  • Upgrade to modern building code where possible
  • Improve energy efficiency, thermal comfort, air quality, durability

 Efficient use of space

  • Minimalistic living clients, monochromatic colour scheme adds to spacious appeal
  • Laundry closet re-configured to include full size appliances, storage
  • Entry way reconfigured to user-friendly design, added bench, custom ski rack/coat system
  • New kitchen layout improves function and access
  • Attic space converted into living space, bonus room with TV
  • Eliminated outdated whirlpool tub to reconfigure master bath

 Creativity & finishing details

  • Acid washed iron clad fireplace with electric insert custom tempered glass front fireplace
  • Kitchen white and woodgrain design, sleek finishes accommodates après ski gathering space around island, improves traffic flow, solid surface island with waterfall edge houses micro; large pantry and convenient desk anchor each end of L shaped cabinet run
  • Cable lighting neat, tidy, linear, complements space, improves lighting
  • New bathroom fixtures, solid surface tops with under-mount sinks, low flow toilets modernized, bright, clean spacious
  • Ensuite floor and walls clad in square marble floor tile for clean, linear, modern look; wall hung vanity with double under-mount sinks, Island soaker tub, glass encased walk in shower, in-floor radiant heat
  • Floors engineered oak hardwood
  • Installed in-floor heat in entrance
  • New carpets
  • New base and case throughout, new doors

 Environmental considerations (energy efficiency, comfort & health)

  • In floor radiant heat installed
  • Low VOC paints/finishes
  • Improved air tightness
  • Water wise fixtures
  • Replaced drafty fireplace with electric
  • Re sealed windows with backer-rod, caulk

 Construction details/techniques to achieve industry best practices

  • Upgrade to modern code where possible
  • Soundproof wood floor with Floor Muffler STC 73
  • Added ventilation components with humidistat control
  • Improved air quality
  • Drywall returns on windows and doors to modernize
  • New ultra-quiet bath fans, installed range hood fan