Service Offerings of Vanisle Ecolog Homes

Construction Project Management

Do you like to build your own home, but don't feel comfortable or don't have the time to manage such a project?

For EcoLog building projects on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, we can offer professional Project Management services. This includes following tasks:

  • Manage construction schedule
  • Manage budget
  • Quality control at construction site
  • Management of estimates and quotes
  • Negotiate contracts with contractors and suppliers
  • Reporting to homeowner


Energy Performance Modelling

We can model your home for an energy performance evaluation using the software Hot2000, developed by Natural Resources Canada. Such an energy model is normally done based on building plans, before the building process has started.

Following building details will be used for the model:

  • Foundation type and insulation
  • Wall construction and insulation
  • Roof design and insulation
  • Door and Window types
  • Planned heating and ventilation systems
  • Alternative energy sources (Solar, wind, heat pumps, etc.)
  • Building location

The energy model will show details about the energy usage and cost, taking all construction details and environmental aspects (location) into consideration. Multiple calculations of the model using different windows, insulation or alternative energy sources allow the builder or home owner to optimize the energy efficiency of the house design.

The energy model also includes a potential Energuide Rating, which is required by many municipalities in BC as part of the building permit.

Please contact us to find out more about these service offerings.


EcoLog Construction

EZLog Cabins & Cottages

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Vanisle Ecolog Homes is official dealer for EZLog do-it-yourself kits. This extends our product offering with very affordable cottage, cabin, garage and other wood structure kits. Check out our EZlog page for more details.


Hermann was extremely helpful in every aspect of our project; from assisting us source trades people, assessing the lay of our land, discussing foundation options, to working our way through the sometimes onerous task of fulfilling our municipality’s building permit requirements. Hermann made the whole process not only enjoyable but enlightening, and I would highly recommend him to anyone contemplating building a kit home.

Julia McCaig, Bowen Island


I really like your design, I think it is a nice balance of rustic and modern, and includes nice clean lines and brightness.

Joel F

Viewed your show home and am totally impressed. I have decided this is what I will build when my property is ready. Thank you Hermann, these homes are amazing.

Lori Lelonde, Victoria BC

I love that EcoLog uses logs from forests recognized for sustainability. Choosing EcoLog offered us the design flexibility of a custom home at an affordable price.

Greg MacDonald, Tobermory

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