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SOS Design

Leaders in sustainable, healthy and efficient building design.

A healthy life begins with your home. Wish for less. Reduce your impact with good design, and sensible, compact spaces.

SOS Design can help you achieve these goals.

SOS updates...

ASBESTOS IN OLDER HOMES

28.09.2012

There is a new rule regarding asbestos.  Before a building permit can be issued, Municipalities are now required to ask homeowners to have a survey conducted to establish the possible presence of asbestos in certain materials of an older home (built before 1990).  These materials may be disturbed during construction, and it is important to […]

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NEED MORE SPACE? - RENOVATE OR FIND A NEW HOME?

19.09.2012

If you need more space, there is a good possibility that renovating or remodeling will be a better choice.  There are a lot of extra costs when you buy a new house, such as agent fees, taxes, movers etc.  Often the new home requires modification to suit your needs – another potentially significant cost. You […]

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SECOND LIFE

13.09.2012

In a historic neighbourhood, overlooking a golf course on a 2000m² wooded property, sits a 1960’s home in need of some attention. The existing house has little or no insulation but solid bones, and a favourable exposure.  The work will include re-skinning all exterior walls to increase the insulation value and meet new energy efficient […]

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SOS services...

From new home construction to renovation to remediation, SOS Design can help you realize your dream or remove your headache. We offer services for:

  • Consultation to reduce Energy Consumption
  • Seismic Retrofit Evaluation (Independent Consultation)
  • Rezoning / Subdivision
  • Renovation / addition
  • Lane houses / Garden Suites
  • New construction
  • Remediation
    (illegal suite / undocumented renovation by previous owner)

Please contact us online, or drop by in person, to learn how we can help you.

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friends of SOS...

We are committed to promoting local business and suppliers who we have worked with, and who exibit sound, responsible, and sustainable business practices:

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