How we choose to build

As a Net Zero home builder with Built Green and R2000 certifications, Effect is a dedicated leader in environmentally friendly house design. Using cutting-edge innovations in home energy efficiency and green building technology, we design and build energy-efficient homes that produce as much energy as they consume. 

Built to thrive in Edmonton’s extreme climate, our homes are simply more efficient, which is better for you and for the environment.

Look through the green technology options we’re known for and together we’ll find the best solutions for your new custom home, energy efficiency retrofit or major renovation.

Net Zero Energy Homes

By integrating the latest innovations in home energy efficiency and generation, we are able to build homes that produce as much energy as they consume.

Building Envelope

An energy efficient home is not only less expensive to heat, it also is much quieter and more comfortable.

Solar Electric Systems (Photovoltaic)

Use the solar power generated on your rooftop to supply your own power needs, then sell or store the excess.

Heating Systems

Choose the best heating and ventilation methods for your unique home requirements and  preferences.

Reducing Environmental Footprint

Material choice, water conservation, lighting, heat, and appliances are all considered as we strive to reduce the carbon footprint of your home.

Enhanced Home Protection

Protect your home from possible damage with water leak detection and power surge detection.

Healthy Homes

From start to finish, every detail of an Effect home is made with you and your health in mind.

Adaptive Living is a core business principle of Effect Home Builders

Adaptive Living

Our homes are thoughtfully designed and built to grow and adapt with your family’s life changing needs, regardless of age or physical ability.