Well Folks, We’ve Proven It CAN Be Done
Luxury meets cost savings and environmental responsibility.
Welcome to the Big Yellow House, the home that proves that not only can you live in beautiful, natural surroundings, a short commute from the city, but you can do it in a luxury, three-bedroom, almost 3400-square foot home, and virtually eliminate your power bill.
The Big Yellow House is the flagship of Eastern Solar Solutions, and the recipient of the 2013 Premier’s Award for Energy Efficiency in New Brunswick.
Come on in and explore how to make a great investment in yourself, your lifestyle and the environment and still live in the lap of luxury.
It Doesn’t Get Any Better.
A blower test has been done and with the equipment currently installed this home has an Energuide rating of 99.
This gives it one of the highest Energuide ratings in Atlantic Canada.
About the Big Yellow House
Welcome to the most energy efficient house in Atlantic Canada! That’s right, this house, winner of the 2013 New Brunswick Premiers Award for energy efficiency in residential new construction, has the highest Government of Canada EnerGuide rating of any house in Atlantic Canada with a 99 rating! Built from top to bottom with energy efficiency in mind, the home features a geo-thermal heating and cooling system, a solar hot water system and a 10 kilowatt solar power system tied to the power grid on a two way meter. Generate and sell power to NB power during the day, use it for free in the evening.
Construction features include an ICF basement with R24 insulation, double glazed low E argon windows, 2×6 studded walls with R24 insulation, & R50 ceilings. The buyer will also move in to enjoy a complete set of energy efficient appliances. The house has been wired throughout with a complete telephone and computer network cabling system.
Enter across the large freestanding front deck to the living room, kitchen & dining area. Warm colours and hardwood floors compliment the rich cupboards, and lovely stylish glass back splash that wraps around the kitchen area. Counter tops, including a center island, compliment the double granite composite sinks. Down the hall and throughout the home are classic colonial trim baseboards. There are 3 large bedrooms on this level.
The featured bedroom is the master bedroom with patio door to a huge back deck and private backyard. Large ensemble bath features two walk in closets. Large shower, jet tub and double vanity complete your own mini spa retreat. The completely finished down stairs features a huge family room and includes a four piece bath, an office/project room, and a media room for use as a private theatre. The mechanical room houses the brains of this house of the future including the geo-thermal system, solar hot water tanks and main power system controller.
The large, partially landscaped lot features a collection of heritage apple trees.