Kerchum Residence

Vancouver, British Colombia

This 3,070 sq ft single-family home with detached garage is located in Vancouver’s Dunbar neighborhood The home has received LEED® Platinum for Homes Certification with its energy consumption, finishes, and landscape design all working together to push the boundaries of sustainability. The low energy consumption was mainly achieved with high efficiency windows, solar hot water heating and a high performance heating / cooling system, including heat recovery. The structure consists of a combination of standard wood frame construction with engineered wood products and architecturally exposed glulam and steel post and beam.

Architect: Frits de Vries Architect Ltd.
Budget: Undisclosed
Completed: 2009

Awards:
2011 RAIC Awards of Excellence - Green Building (Honorable Mention)
2010 SAB Awards, Greenest Home of the Year
2010 Georgia Award Finalist Natural Balance Development

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