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Calgary Virtual Home Tour 2021

This year we had 10 homes on our online Calgary 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!

Calgary Day 1
12 June 2021
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Calgary Day 2
13 June 2021
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Introduction: 0:05
Edmoonton Recap
Woodhaven NZE Home
Introduction: 0:05
Applying for microgen solar
an introduction by Epcor
Site 1 1 Airdrie NNZ
Tour Video 0:20
A near net zero energy home with a 10.5 kW solar array, an electric car, and lots of other features.
Details of Site #1

Site 6 6 Huntington Hills Solar
Tour Video 0:20
This home will be showcasing a new solar racking system that integrates into the roof structure of a garage or other building. See this racking system on two sheds as well as the other solar thermal system in the home.
Details of Site #6
Site 2 2 Balmoral NZE
Tour Video 1:00
This home features a double-stud wall construction that is energy efficient but not overly expensive. Interesting details in a multi-family home with secondary suite.
Details of Site #2

Site 7 7 Montgomery NNZ
Tour Video 1:00
This home shows how making choices can have a lasting effect on your sustainability. Your choice about the direction that the home is pointed, the size and structure of the house, and how you live in the house all have an effect.
Details of Site #7
Site 3 3 Inglewood Retrofit
Tour Video 1:40
Don't tear down your old home, do a retrofit. This 70-year old home was updated with external insulation and all new windows and doors.
Details of Site #3

Site 8 8 Montgomery Passive House
Tour Video 1:40
This was one of the first homes in Calgary to be built to the Passive House standard. It combines passive house design, solar generation, rainwater harvesting and permaculture.
Details of Site #8
Site 4 4 Killarney Electric Vehicles
Tour Video 2:20
It's open house down at the electric vehicle shop. Not only can you see examples of electric vehicles but also a space where they do electric conversions on existing vehicles.
Details of Site #4

Site 9 9 Ramsay Garage Suite
Tour Video 2:20
Behind this home is a net-positive garage suite that features a well-insulated envelope and highly rated windows and doors. Add to that a solar thermal and solar photovoltaic system and the garage suite produces more energy than it needs.
Details of Site #9
Site 5 5 Richmond NZR
Tour Video 3:00
Beautiful net zero ready home with long term design features and low maintenance. Attractive landscaping with a water feature, xeriscaping, and green roof on the garage.
Details of Site #5

Site 10 10 Southland Solar and EV
Tour Video 3:00
This home shows the synergies between an electric vehicle and solar with a garage-mounted solar array that feeds the house, the garage, and the electric vehicle charger.
Details of Site #10