Pheasant Hill News

2018 Georgie Awards Finalist

The finalists have been announced for the 2018 BC Premier Housing Awards – The Georgies!  The Georgie Awards celebrate excellence in home building and renovation in BC.  The finalists and winners are selected by a panel of out-of-province industry professionals.  Pheasant Hill has been chosen as a finalist for the Best Kitchen Renovation over $125,000 for our heritage renovation title Heritage Enlightened.  There are 4 other finalists in that category located in Lions Bay, Burnaby, Surrey, and Vancouver.  The 2018 Georgie Awards have 43 award categories and 186 finalist submissions.  Of the 186 submissions, only seven of the finalist submissions are from Vancouver Island, Pheasant Hill being one of them!  The awards gala will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver on March 10, 2018.

2017 EcoStar Awards – Technology Excellence

The Vancouver Island 2017 EcoStar Awards, put on by the Synergy Sustainability Institute, recognizes outstanding environmental achievements and leadership by businesses, organizations and individuals.  These awards are given to local champions of initiatives, projects and innovations that contribute to a vibrant future in which our communities and ecology both prosper.  Pheasant Hill Homes were finalists in two categories for the 2017 Ecostar Awards.

  • Technology Excellence (Finalist) & (WINNER)
  • Leadership in Design & Construction (Finalist)

On November 16th, 2017 in Victoria, Pheasant Hill Homes was awarded the Technology Excellence award for our work with Passive House building technology.  Click here to see a list of all the winners.

Ken Connolly – Master Residential Builder

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association CHBA has certified our very own Ken Connolly as a Master Residential Builder (MRB).  What does this mean?  Being a Master Residential Builder is a designation that indicates Ken has pursued education and excellence in Project Management, Site Supervision, BC Building Code, Building Science, Leadership in Safety, Communication and Negotiation, Service Warranty and many other industry relevant topics.  Due to the constant changing nature of the construction industry, it is invaluable to have a Master Residential Builder overseeing projects to ensure tasks are completed in the best way possible.  Congratulations to Ken Connolly on becoming a Master Residential Builder!

2017 Vancouver Island Building Excellence Awards!

It was quite the night for us at the Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Vancouver Island’s VIBE Awards 2017 – we won in the following categories:

∞  Best Kitchen Reno over $75,000
     Heritage Enlightened Gallery
∞  Best Reno over $300,000
     Heritage Enlightened Gallery
∞  Best Environmental Initiative
     Gulf Island Sanctuary Gallery
∞  Renovator of the Year!
∞  Home Builder of the Year!

A big, BIG thank you goes out to our dedicated staff and subtrades who have made these projects happen and a very special thank you to our clients who first entrusted the work to us and afterwards generously offered up their homes for us to photograph and enter in the awards!

Installing Timber Frames

Beautiful timber frames being craned into place on a beautiful west coast front entry renovation and expansion.

Blower Door Test Success


Our test result is three times tighter than the Passive House requirement. This is the 2nd most air tight home in Canada!