Passive House Temperance Street

Team
Homeowners
Holly Ann Knott and Jim Spinney
Designer/Builder
the green builder, inc.
Mechanical Engineering
Rempel Engineering

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Temperance Street Passive House enjoys the merit of being the first building in Saskatchewan that was certified as a Passive House Plus by the PHI.

The three-storey duplex was designed and built in 2016 by Robin Adair of the green builder inc. for homeowners Jim Spinney and Holly-Ann Knott.

Passive House Metrics
Heating demand 15 kWh/m²a
Cooling and dehumidification demand 0 kWh/m²a
Primary energy demand 58 kWh/m²a
Air leakage0.17 ACH₅₀ (design)

Attention to detail during construction was crucial in obtaining the outstanding final airtightness test result of 0.17 ACH50. A 6.8-kW PV system was installed on this all-electric building.

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