"To me a Power Smart house should be a way of life," says Randy Douglas of Stefan Homes. "Responsibility for energy saving is something all Canadians should have.""A Power Smart home is almost like buying an insurance policy," says Anna Stangherlin, marketing specialist for Manitoba Hydro's Power Smart New Home Program. "You are protecting yourself from rising costs.""Each house has to have a certain exterior elevation," explains Douglas. "There are architectural controls in place so builders can't reproduce house after house."
Manitoba's First Energy-Efficient Neighbourhood
New Selkirk development will only offer houses that meet Manitoba's Power Smart building standardsTRACEY BRYKSA - AROUND THE MARKETWITH the rising costs of energy these days, an innovative new housing development in Selkirk is bound to have some...