Full Exterior Renovation
Starting a full exterior renovation is a critical and costly endeavor for any homeowner. Akira Living provides a new design approach converting a full exterior renovation into a unique investment opportunity to not only remedy moisture-related problems, but to simultaneously capitalize on improving interior comfort conditions, indoor air quality, and reducing energy consumption as side benefits. Ultimately, a renovation that will benefit the homeowners financially with reduced maintenance costs, longer service life, and lower operating (utility) costs adding substantial value to a home.Read More
The choice to not invest in a building enclosure upgrade will leave the energy consumption stagnant – a lost opportunity to truly improve the home. The exterior may look new, but the house will continue operate poorly like the day it was constructed. Aging houses not upgraded properly may be more difficult to rent and sell when compared to a comparably sized new house that’s more comfortable and energy efficient. With rising electricity and natural gas costs – lower operating (utility) costs will become a major priority for potential renters or buyers. Do not let this happen to your property investment!
Akira Living full exterior renovation designs can upgrade your home meet the EnerPHit Standard to surpass the performance of conventional new houses and meet the demand of future renters or buyers.
Passive House Institute (PHI) developed the EnerPHit for certified energy retrofits with Passive House Components for full exterior renovations, which has slightly more lenient performance requirements compared to the Passive House Standard for new house construction. A Certified EnerPHit application is not necessary, but is available similar to the Certified Passive House verification process.
The following services are for homeowners and contractors that want to renovate a conventional home into a high end home that benefit the inhabitant’s health and overall quality of life. True Luxury© starts with Akira Living. Find out how with the services provided below.
A review of any renovation construction drawings to review floor plan layouts and verify any potential barriers from implementing an Akira Living super-insulated building enclosure.
Whole-Building Energy Modelling
The energy model with the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) and DesignPH software are useful for optimizing comfort inside a building and evaluating the cost effectiveness of various design choices.
Want An EnerPHit Certified RetroFit?
Akira Living has Certified Passive House Designers (CPHD) professionally trained to produce the necessary application documents required by the Passive House Institute (PHI).
Akira Living offers a wide range of quality assurance services required to renovate a conventional home into a high end home.