Build Right with Cantiro Homes

While every home we build is designed to be beautiful, the things you don’t see are more important than the things you do. We are committed to utilizing the right people, products and processes to make sure your home is built right the first time – minimizing your ongoing operating & energy costs and maximizing your overall value.


Each Cantiro home offers added value through our commitment to energy efficiency, and high-performing ENERGY STAR® windows, equipment and appliances.

Airtight Performance
  • Two blower door tests are conducted by a third party inspector, prior to drywall and again before possession, to ensure airtightness for assured comfort and lower operational costs
  • EnerGuide certification label provides proof of enhanced efficiency and resale value
Construction Excellence
  • Advanced framing system increases the amount of insulation in your home and reduces the number of tele-posts in your basement (per model plans) for a more open concept
  • PlatonTM foundation wrap system offers added protection to your home, diverting wet soil away from the foundation wall and directing any moisture to the foundation weeping tile
Solid Structure
  • Staggered exterior stud wall system reduces separations and gaps from kitchen cabinets and counters to counteract weather fluctuations
  • Engineered floor systems and roof trusses to offer superior load-bearing capacities and innate longevity for your home for years to come
  • Ceilings feature 9’ finished height on the main floor, 8’ on the second floor and 8’ for your basement
  • 3-piece roughed-in plumbing in the basement in preparation for your future development
  • Second floor laundry location, per plan includes floor drain


  • LUX KONO smart thermostat features a sleek design, numerous smart features, and connects effortlessly to a number of devices
  • Smart home security system includes door bell camera, keyless door lock, overhead garage door with wifi connection, and a single hub to integrate all your systems under one convenient app

Enhanced Energy Efficiency

Cantiro Homes is the largest ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Builder in the greater Edmonton area. By choosing ENERGY STAR® certified products, you will enjoy better indoor living while saving energy and money.

  • LED lighting package throughout your entire home, consuming up to 90% less power than incandescent bulbs
  • ENERGY STAR®heat recovery ventilator unit, a high efficiency renewable energy system which preheats fresh air and transfers warmth from air being exhausted to air coming in
  • Furnace has a 96% AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency) rating which go beyond industry standards to keep the heat where it’s supposed to.
  • The furnace is professionally cleaned prior to possession
  • The LUX KONO smart thermostat allows for home and away adjustments that automatically sets for maximum comfort and savings in your pocket.
  • 50-Gal gas hot water tank is ENERGY STAR® certified and recovers faster than electric hot water tank
  • Enhanced spray foam on all joist ends/cantilevers for the best seal
  • R40 blown insulation over 6 mil poly vapor barrier in the attic area
  • R20 exterior wall insulation includes 6 mil poly barrier and fiberglass batt insulation
  • R12 rating on the basement frostwall including 6 mil poly vapor barrier extending from floor to ceiling
  • R20 rating for your garage walls, R28 for heated spaces above the garage & R20 for other areas
  • Triple pane windows with Low E coating and argon filler enhances the sound barrier features and airtightness
  • Basement windows are oversized and feature triple panel glass with double sliders
  • Stylish fiberglass, insulated front door with metal jamb cladding increases durability and is dent resistant • Fully insulated rear French door with oversized reinforced glass
  • Insulated and stylish steel garage overhead door. Includes keyless entry and 2 garage openers (applicable to attached garage homes)

Expertly Designed Floor Plans

From the low maintenance counters and cabinets to the stainless-steel appliance package, we’ve got you covered every step of the way.

  • 36” upper cabinets enhance your storage, are easy to clean, and feature a Thermofoil finish. Cabinets extend to the height of your bulkhead to offer cleaner and more modern appeal
  • Your choice between 2cm Caesarstone granite or quartz
  • Double stainless-steel undermount sink included with stylish, pull out Kohler faucet
  • Kitchen backsplash includes stylish subway tile per interior selections
Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Counter-depth fridge with internal water dispenser and ice plus water line access added
  • Slide-in range features sleek front controls
  • Over-the-range microwave
  • Dishwasher
Your Bathroom Oasis

From the Kohler products featured, to stunning counters and finishing details, get ready to enjoy your new haven.

  • Quartz or granite bathroom counters feature a 2 cm eased edge and are complimented by cabinets in a variety of finishes
  • HytecTM free standing soaker tub features high gloss finish (as per plan) to enhance life’s simple pleasures
  • Hytec tub surrounds and showers by Kohler in a high gloss white finish for ease of cleaning and appeal
  • Shower door offers 8 mm thick tempered clear glass with chrome hardware and shower doors with sliding doors (as per plan)
  • Kohler faucets offer a beautiful balance and finishing detail
  • Modern half bath Kohler pedestal sink (as per plan) to save you space while enhancing functionality
  • Water resistant drywall and Schluter systems behind tub and shower tiled areas protect your investment
  • Mirrors in the main bathroom and ensuite extend the full width of the vanity
  • Tile backsplash is featured across vanities, complete with metal schluter trim finishing details (where applicable)
  • The tub and shower stall feature a row of tile complete with metal schluter trim (where applicable)

Finishing Touches

Ensuring your finishes match your personal style, meet with our Interior Designers to make your selection for your home to enjoy for years to come.

  • Professional interior design consultation with one of our Interior Designers in our beautiful Design Studio
  • Vinyl plank flooring, 100% water resistant, offers elevated durability throughout the main floor, bathrooms and laundry, as per interior selections
  • Modern splatter ceilings
  • Walls are finished with primer and two coats of low VOC paint, offering maximum durability and superior stain resistance
  • White wire shelving compliments all storage areas

Customer Experience

We have you covered throughout your new home building process by meeting multiple times with our construction and client care staff.

  • Construction staff will meet with you at the beginning of your new home journey, at the rough-in walkthrough stage, again when cabinets are installed and when you take possession
  • Additional client care staff meet with you before you take possession, also at possession, plus after you take possession (2 months and 11 months after)

You can download our complete 2021 Cantiro Homes Specifications Sheet here.

Net Zero Qualified Home Builder

Cantiro Homes is recognized by the CHBA as a Net Zero Qualified Builder. For those looking for the best in energy efficiency, Cantiro Homes can work with you to determine the optimal combination of products and design to match your lifestyle and location to build a Net Zero home.

  • Delivers exceptional comfort all year round
  • Built-in filtered fresh air system maintains indoor air quality for healthier living
  • Tightly built and well insulated virtually eliminates outside noise such as traffic, lawnmowers and barking dogs
  • Renewable energy systems produce as much energy as it consumes
  • Up to 80% more energy efficient than a home built to conventional standards
  • Lower utility costs year-round
  • Protects you from future increases in energy prices