Stunning 3 1/8” engineered hardwood flooring in kitchen, living room, dining room, great room & ground floor hallways.
1 ¼” Quartz countertops in kitchen and 3/4” Quartz countertops in ensuite and main bath
9’ ceiling heights on ground floor for spacious interior living
Smooth ceilings throughout home
Elegant selection of 12” x 24” floor tiles available all bathrooms, laundry room, mud room & main entry
Stylish choice of subway tile available for kitchen backsplash
39” upper kitchen cabinetry allowing for extra kitchen storage
Soft close hinges and drawers in kitchen and bathrooms where applicable
Kitchen cabinet valence lighting
Double stainless steel kitchen sink complete with single lever low-flow faucet and vegetable pull-out spray
Built-in refrigerator waterline in kitchen
Tiled ensuite shower with custom pivoting glass door and low profile acrylic base
Contemporary pedestal sink in powder room with single handle faucet.
LED pot lighting in lower halls, kitchen and ensuite shower
Modern swing passage doors and swing closet doors with lever hardware
Convenient gas rough in for stove, dryer and BBQ
Finished family room in basement
Programmable WiFi Thermostat
Four Smart Switches (locations specificed by builder)
WiFi garage door opener
Convenient USB outlet in kitchen and master bedroom (locations specified by builder)
Copper Piping instead of PVC. Copper is VOC free, providing you with healthier water.
Steel Reinforced Concrete Foundation Walls offer 18 MPa compressive strength, versus 15 MPa in Ontario Building Code
Exterior insulation protects the concrete from freezing, which will reduce the risk of cracks and condensation problems.
Using the TUFF-N-DRI® exterior membrane provides a 30 year warranty against water penetration.
2”× 6” stud wall framing at 24” on center provide the same support as traditional studs spaced 16” on center, but reduce thermal bridging and increases insulation lowering heating costs.
5/8” tongue and groove sub floor nailed, glued and screwed to pre-engineered floor joist system
Heated plenum in floor above garage to keep the floor comfortably warm
30 year rated shingles
3-piece basement rough-in for future tub, toilet and vanity basin
Oversized thermal slider basement windows to allow more light into the basement
Our exclusive notched foundation brick check for prevention of water infiltration
Comprehensive dual hi-tech Category 5 wiring for high speed connections
PVC conduit for future hi-tech wiring from basement to attic
Urbandale’s “24-hour” Notice Warranty
Urbandale’s award winning After Sales Service Program
Pre-paid Tarion Home Warranty fee
Efficient showerheads, faucets and toilets to save water by up to 30%
All insulation meets or exceeds the requirements of the Environmental Choice Program for raw material from recycled
glass or paper
All carpets are labeled as green under the Canadian Carpet Institutes Green Label program. Green carpets are low VOC to improve indoor air quality and designed for recyclability.
Eco-friendly flooring adhesives to improve indoor air quality
Formaldehyde-free cabinetry reduces off-gassing of toxic chemicals to improve indoor air quality
Eco-friendly paints that meet or exceed Environment Canada’s Environmental Choice Standards to improve indoor air quality
Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) connected to all bathrooms which draw in fresh air from exterior while recovering heat generated from inside. These units allow for controlled intake of fresh outdoor air to improve indoor air quality.
ENERGY STAR® Certified designates that Urbandale homes use 20% less energy than a house built to Code, with a
corresponding decrease in energy costs.
R-5.6 rigid insulation is attached to oriented strand board (OSB), increasing the structural integrity of the exterior walls
Interior wall cavity insulation value R-22. Combined exterior wall assembly insulation value R-27.6
8-10” thick foundation wall insulation value R-12 on exterior plus R-12 on interior. Exterior insulation keeps the concrete foundation from freezing, reducing the chance of cracks and condensation problems.
R-8 insulation under slab for warmer basements
Raised heel trusses with R-60 insulation in attic
Windows designed for the Arctic climate to keep out the cold and unwanted noise. We use ENERGY STAR® Certified windows (triple or double glazing, depending on the application, argon filled with a low-e coating).
Draft protected outlets reduce air leakage and lower heating costs
Condensing rental water heater with 90% Thermal Efficiency (TE)
Power vent, forced air, high efficiency gas furnace w/ 96% Annual Fuel Utilization (AFUE). Multi-speed furnace fan matches the heating needs for more efficient operation.
Heat Recovery Ventilator with 75% efficiency
High capacity bypass flow through humidifier
Programmable WiFi Thermostat can lower heating bills by 10% by lowering the temperature when the house is unoccupied
LED lighting throughout home. LED uses 80% less than incandescent bulbs and last up to 25 times longer
Drain water heat recovery system to save energy on water heating