LEED homes / Discussions

Drain Maintenance - LEED Accreditation & Points System, how do I gets points?

...LEED score?

Posted by Bryan Williams May 20, 2020, 3:16 p.m. LEED Homes 0 Responses

Looking to build a small home as eco as possible, where do we start?

...LEED homes with you guys, which is fantastic, and lets us know that the area is eco-house-friendly with its regulations, what a relief! We were thinking of bu...

Posted by Jenn Bisson July 12, 2019, 12:12 p.m. Planning and Design 2 Responses

how do I get a free quote for the EcoHabitat S 1600 for Ontario?

in southern ontario If you go onto pages of any individual models of prefab kit houses for sale and in your case the S1600 , you will see a tab to request a qu...

Posted by sheila miller July 10, 2020, 10:12 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Hello EcoHome I was wondering, do you offer your home kits to Massachusetts?

I am interested in passive/net zero home (prefab/modular). You can see all of our LEED and Passive House ready kit houses on this page here , and yes, they are...

Posted by Kimberly Luce July 23, 2020, 7:26 p.m. Architecture and plan design 3 Responses

Where can I find building plans for an eco home?

...LEED certified prefab kit homes available that may meet your needs, other than that we would recommend you look through our building guide pages to learn high p...

Posted by Derek Kittilsen Aug. 4, 2019, 12:09 p.m. Planning and Design 5 Responses

What flooring options work with a passive solar design?

...homes tend to be more affordable than site-built homes, and they are available in Ontario if you’re interested. you can see our Passive House and LEED ready pre...

Posted by Christopher Dunn Feb. 23, 2020, 11:50 a.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses

Where can I find qualified green builders/modular or prefab homes in Port Townsend WA?

...LEED or Passive House performance standards here on this page - LEED and Passive House ready prefab modular kit houses for Canada and the US We can't get yo...

Posted by Alyne Galm June 27, 2020, 3:40 p.m. Architecture and plan design 3 Responses

How hard is it to build a LEED Platinum House?

...LEED AP (Accredited Professional), or even having a LEED AP on your design team. You could receive a point towards certification by having an AP on your design ...

Posted by Sattar Alfa Aug. 31, 2018, 11:11 p.m. LEED Homes 1 Responses

In your Edelweiss house you use 2x6 studs. Why not use 2x4 studs and add 2" rigid on the inside?

...homes no problem, but it definitely fattens up the posts required between windows. The sections of wall between the south-facing windows in the Edelweiss house ...

Posted by Tom Wagar Aug. 25, 2019, 3:40 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

What is your experience and thoughts on pre-fab wall assemblies?

...homes will be made with pre built walls and more even more likelyis that prefabricated kit homes will be built, delivered and installed, faster and cheaper than...

Posted by Shaun B Nov. 12, 2019, 4:16 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses

What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?

...homes are worth the money . And to address the rest of your questions, I think that's an awesome list so I’m copying and pasting to go through it point by poi...

Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019, 11:07 a.m. Concept and design 3 Responses

What are your thoughts on a Yurt for colder climates?

...LEED Platinum prefab kit homes The model on that page is larger than you would be looking for, but there is a sign-up form on there so you can get a notice wh...

Posted by Lexy Cara Jan. 23, 2020, 1:39 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

Which of the passive home prefab kits are available in Quebec?

...homes to meet the needs of individual families. Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale We have had a lot of requests for quotes for the various mode...

Posted by Shawna Dunbar June 16, 2020, 3:51 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Where can I find certified Green builders in Ontario?

...homes generally advertise as such, and they will often have logos on their websites indicating they have successfully built a Passive House or a LEED certified ...

Posted by David Gonzalez March 25, 2020, 4:14 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

What is the best type of home heating system?

...homes are heated with natural gas , 25% with electricity . In Canada, 47% of homes are heated with natural gas, and 37% are heated with electricity. The rest ar...

Posted by Jennifer Doll Jan. 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

Should a Vapor Barrier be installed over Exterior Grade Plywood?

...homes in Canada need vapor protection on the warm side of insulation, and almost all new homes now have A/C, but it’s still not a great idea. I would just be sp...

Posted by Michael Klauck March 6, 2020, 1:24 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 1 Responses

Can these homes be built on screwpiles as an alternative to slab foundations?

...homes on the piles? We have many models of prefab modular kit houses that can be seated on foundations, screw piles or slab on grade, so it really depends on th...

Posted by Mark Pospisil July 28, 2020, 9:41 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

What options are there for pre fab Passive House kit designs?

...LEED and Passive House ready prefab kit house s, these are available in your area. The LEED Platinum Kenogami house is an exceptional build and was our first ...

Posted by Kim MacKay Dec. 27, 2019, 3:12 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses