Green building certifications

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

Passive-Aggressive House

Recounting the trials — and joys — of building a Canadian home that meets the "Passivhaus" standard.

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Canada's first Net Zero Home
Green building certifications

The first Net Zero-labelled house in Canada

A Saanich, BC. home is the first certified with the CHBA's Net Zero Label

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LEED Platinum prefabricated home
LEED Homes

LEED® Platinum prefab home has superior air quality and performance

Roman Szumski is a physician and pathologist and was deeply involved in the process of designing and constructing a healthy home for his family.

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The Spring House Passive House
Passive House

Everything you need to know about Passive House

You can have a Passive House certified either by the Passive House Institute (PHI) or PHIUS, the US specific system. Find out the differences.

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Passive House
Passive House

An owner/builder's account of building a Passive House

Follow owner/builders Sarah Cobb and William Murray as they build a home targeting both Passive House and LEED

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Vancouver Passive House
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

As a part of their Greenest City Action Plan, Vancouver is helping builders get homes certified under the Passive House Standard.

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North Park Passive House Vancouver Island
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island

The North Park Passive House is a six-unit urban-infill condominium

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Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation on Campbell Island,
Passive House

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation in British Columbia

Modular Passive House construction replaces hospital staff housing that burned down in 2004

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LEED Canada on the rise
LEED Homes

LEED Canada shows strong growth during summer of 2015 including first LEED® v4 certified project

Canada continues to demonstrate its progress in fighting climate change with 204 registered and 211 certified LEED projects in Canada between May and Septemb...

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The Edelweiss House, Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house

Canada Green Building Council President Thomas Mueller calls Ecohome's Edelweiss House "A phenomenal achievement".

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Off-grid LEED Gold house in Low, Quebec
LEED Homes

Canada Ranks as the top country for LEED green building for second year in a row

Canada cements its status as a world leader in the international green building and environmental sustainability movement

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