3/4” Quartz or Granite countertops in kitchen, ensuite and main bath.
Stylish 6PC appliance package, stainless steel in kitchen.
3 1/8” engineered Oak hardwood ﬂooring in kitchen, dining room and living room.
High ceilings for spacious interior living. Smooth ceilings throughout home.
Elegant selection of 12” x 24” ﬂoor tiles available in kitchen, all bathrooms and entry.
Contemporary style of paneled swing passage doors.
Modern LED pot lighting in lower halls, kitchen and ensuite shower.
Kitchen cabinet valence lighting.
36” upper kitchen cabinetry allowing for extra kitchen storage.
Stylish choice of subway tile available for kitchen backsplash.
Double stainless steel kitchen sink complete with single lever low-ﬂow faucet and vegetable pull-out spray.
Built-in refrigerator waterline in kitchen.
Oversized pivoting glass shower door in ensuite.
Contemporary baseboards and window & door casings.
Private garage with automatic door opener.
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-24.
8-10” thick foundation wall with exterior insulation value R-5. Exterior insulation prevents the concrete foundation from freezing, reducing the chance of cracks and future condensation problems.
R-8 insulation under slab for warmer basements.
R-40 insulation in ﬂoors above garage
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.
P-9.11 Certiﬁed tankless condensing high efﬁciency hot water heater, air handler and high efﬁciency HRV venting to bathrooms.
Programmable thermostat can lower heating bills by 10% by lowering the temperature when the house is unoccupied.
Slim line modern LED lighting throughout. LED lighting uses 80% less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs.
Steel reinforced concrete foundation walls with 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, we provide a 30 year warranty against water penetration.
3/4” tongue and groove, sub ﬂoor nailed, glued and screwed to pre-engineered ﬂoor joist system, which reduces squeaking ﬂoors.
Upper and lower units separated with 1 1/2” concrete on 1/2” ﬁberboard to reduce sound transmission between units.
30 year (lifetime) rated shingles.
Insulated steel panel garage door with opener.
Urbandale’s “24-hour” Notice Warranty.
Urbandale’s award-winning After Sales Service Program.
Pre-paid Tarion Home Warranty fee.
Low-ﬂow 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.