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2021

The Eco-Solar Home Tour

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The City of Edmonton
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Epcor
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Silver Sponsors
DeWaal Developments
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Park Power
Park Power

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Habitat Studio

Innotech Windows + Doors
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Butterwick Group
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Skyfire Energy
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Rosecrest Homes
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Camrose Energy
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Solar Alberta
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Linh Allen
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Unitarian Church of Edmonton
Unitarian Church

Edmonton Virtual Home Tour 2021

This year we had 16 homes on our online Edmonton tour. The tour was recorded so you can still see the entire online tour. On this page there are links to each day's tour video and then in the detail section below there is a separate link to each home's portion of the video. The tour of each home takes 40 minutes and consists of an introduction followed by a question and answer period.

Start at the beginning, or find the link below to start at a particular home. Thanks for checking out our tour!

Edmonton Day 1
5 June 2021
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Edmonton Day 2
6 June 2021
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Introduction: 0:05
Lethbridge Sneak Preview
Lethbridge County NZE Home
Introduction: 0:05
Applying for Micro Gen Solar
by Epcor
Site 1 1 Nojack Off-Grid
Tour Video 0:20
This round, straw-bale, off-grid home is definitely worth the trip to see.
Details of Site #1
Site 9 9 Fraser NZE
Tour Video 0:20
This large NZE home is situated on the river valley with a great view. Beautifully finished and includes a Tesla car and charging station.
Details of Site #9
Site 2 2 Drayton Valley NZE Retrofit
Tour Video 1:00
This home uses a new process to add straw-bale R50 insulation to an existing home. This is a comprehensive retrofit.
Details of Site #2
Site 10 10 Cromdale NZE Retrofit
Tour Video 1:00
This house was originally built in 1936 and has been significantly updated. There is also enough solar to offset all their annual usage.
Details of Site #10
Site 3 3 Keswick Solar
Tour Video 1:40
Large energy-efficient home with a river valley view, barrier-free design for aging in place with an elevator and a large in-law suite.
Details of Site #3
Site 11 11 Sundance Retrofit
Tour Video 1:40
An interesting new technology where a scan is taken of the exterior of an older home and then new prefabricated insulated panels are added. Will be showing the progress of the upgrades at the Sundance Coop.
Details of Site #11
Site 4 4 Langdale NZE
Tour Video 2:20
These homeowners saw NZE homes on our tour and went out and built one themselves. They now have years of data available to illustrate the performance of their home.
Details of Site #4
Site 12 12 Ritchie Sea Can Home
Tour Video 2:20
This home is factory-built from steel shipping containers and assembled on site.
Details of Site #12
Site 5 5 Woodhaven NZE
Tour Video 3:00
This home shows the latest air sealing, insulation, solar, and heat pump technology intergrated together to produce a certified NZE home.
Details of Site #5
Site 13 13 Creekwood NZE
Tour Video 3:00
The owner of this NZE home will be showing the features of the home and on how to grow more of your own food in the garden and in the kitchen with a special cultivator.
Details of Site #13
Site 6 6 Belgravia NZE
Tour Video 3:40
Essentially a four-plex on a corner lot. The home looks like a single two-storey home while providing NZE living for four households.
Details of Site #6
Site 14 14 Beaumont Urban Farm
Tour Video 3:40
Features a tour of their large permaculture garden while highlighting the energy upgrades and solar installation on the home.
Details of Site #14
Site 7 7 Blatchford
Tour Video 4:20
One of the first NZE homes to be developed in Blatchford. See how this home connects to the district heating system.
Details of Site #7
Site 15 15 Beaumont NZE
Tour Video 4:20
Beautiful NZE home on an acreage, next to a scenic wetland, with a large organic garden and greenhouse. Features a unique rainwater collection system that feeds toilets and showers.
Details of Site #15
Site 8 8 Prince Charles NZE Triplex
Tour Video 5:00
This triplex has three homes that are all NZE. This development was one of the first homes to demonstrate that a NZE home could be built at very close to market price.
Details of Site #8
Site 16 16 Strathcona County NZE
Tour Video 5:00
NZE acreage home with large solar array and battery storage. Well insulated with ICF forms for the basement.
Details of Site #16