Home designs

 
B.C.’s First Passive House
The first home in British Columbia to meet international Passive House Standards will also double as affordable housing for Whistler families, proving that building energy efficient homes can be affordable. The passive solar design and orientation of homes is anything but new. Solar...
House built by Matthew Smith of Mapleridge Homes
A development near Wakefield, Quebec called Edelweiss Lakes will soon be entering the first phase of what is intended to be a community of LEED certified homes. Developer Luc Bélisle will be partnering with Matthew Smith of Mapleridge Homes to build the first LEED (Leadership in...
All about energy efficient home design - building enclosures, product selection and energy efficiency strategies. The main principles of green building: A high performance, energy efficient home may include features like geothermal heating, wind power and solar panels, but these...