15 Dufferin Road . Project Summary

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Project Type: New Construction
Scope of Work: Planning (minor variances, consent for severance)
Architectural Design
Construction Management
Project Summary: Development of a new semi-detached infill dwelling within a heritage conservation district, as an addition to an existing detached dwelling constructed in 1945. (See 205 Crichton Street)
Construction Start: January 2015
Occupancy: September 2015
Certification: LEED for Homes Platinum
Passive House (PHIUS)
Near Net Zero Energy
Fossil Fuel Free
Lot Size: 2,400 square feet (approximately 45′ x 55′ lot)
Treated Floor Area (TFA): 177.0 m2                     1905 ft2
Annual Heat Demand (HD): 15.4 kWh/(m2a)          5.83 kBTU/(ft2 yr)
Heating Load (HL): 14.5 W/m2                  4.60 BTU/(ft2 hr)
Annual Cooling Demand (CD): 3.0 kWh/(m2a)            0.95 kBTU/(ft2 yr)
Cooling Load (CL): 6.9 W/m2                   2.19 BTU/(ft2 hr)
Frequency Overheating (FO): 9.3 %
Primary Energy Demand (PE): 111 kWh/(m2a)           35.2 kBTU/(ft2 yr)
Pressurization Test Results: 0.60 ACH50
Land Value: $300,000 = $600,000 / 2
($600,000 was the value of 205 Crichton Street prior to severance to create 15 Dufferin Road)
Construction Value: $800,000
Soft Costs: (undisclosed)
Consultants: VERT plan.design.build
(Planning Approvals, Architectural Design & Construction Management)
Homesol Building Solutions
(Passive House Consultant)
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