Combining Modern Materials and Practices, with Care and Craftsmanship to Create Comfortable, Healthy, Energy-Efficient Homes and Renovations.
Hello and welcome to New Leaf Custom Homes. We provide renovation, new house construction, general contracting, and project management services to the Greater Kingston area. Energy efficiency, comfort and your health are all top priorities. We take great pride in our work, and it shows! If you have any questions or concerns, related to building or renovating, please send me a note (click the "contact" button above). Consultations are free - we're here to help.
Introducing: "Passive House" (PassivHaus)
We are very pleased to have been part of the "Kingston Passive House" project. This is the most energy-efficient home in the greater Kingston area and is one of only a handful in the country. For the latest on this home and other Passive House related projects, have a look at our blog:
If you haven't heard of a "Passive House" before, you're certainly not alone. Canada is just now starting to catch on to this impressive standard for energy efficiency, longevity and superior indoor air quality (IAQ). A Passive House is extremely well insulated, very tight, requires great care in construction to eliminate thermal bridges, and uses only 10-20% of the energy required to heat and cool a conventional home. These attributes combined with the fact it is healthier to live in, make it a true winner.
For more information on the Passive House standard, please Contact us. We've been trained by the Canadian Passive House institute and are very excited about helping introduce "Canada's Most Sustainable City" (Kingston) to this forward-thinking building standard. Here is Kingston Passive House: