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Generate extra cash right in your own backyard! Weighing in at 480 square feet, Tau is a garden suite that packs a lot of punch. Rent it out or use it as a guest house, hobby space, or living space for a cherished family member. Tau can also double as a lakeside cabin or mountain retreat.

Two Bedroom Model

One Bedroom Model


The Basics
  • Your suite is covered under the Travelers New Home Warranty Program
    • 10 years major structural
    • 5 years building envelope
    • 2 years plumbing, heating, electrical and distribution systems
  • One year builder warranty against labour and materials
  • Fully compliant with all applicable codes and regulations, including the Alberta Building Code
Interior & Exterior Finishes


  • Choose from three interior finishes packages
  • Engineered hardwood throughout
  • Custom cabinetry with 42" upper cabinets
  • Soft close cabinets throughout
  • Quartz countertops throughout
  • Kitchen island plug with USB outlet
  • ECO water efficient faucets and shower
  • Low flow toilets
  • Shut-off valves on all sinks
  • Acrylic tub and tile in main bath
  • Tile walls and floor in ensuite shower
  • Spackle finish ceilings 
  • Main or second floor laundry (as per plans)
  • Rough-in for third water line for kitchen fridge


  • Architectural package options with brick or stone accents
  • Oversized architecturally designed windows
  • Fibreglass exterior doors
Eco-Friendly Features
  • Choice of alignment with LEED standards: bronze, silver, gold or platinum
  • Low VOC paint
  • Nest thermostat
  • Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors on all floors
  • Low E double or triple pane windows
  • High efficiency heat pump
  • Tankless hot water system
  • Spray foam insulation
  • Heat Recovery Ventilation (HRV) system
  • CFL or LED lightbulbs
  • Blower Door Test to ensure airtightness
Additional Options
  • Energy management system
  • Net Zero 
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification
  • Solar PV system
  • Grey water ready
  • Acrylic stucco exterior
  • Rain water barrel installed
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