The Toronto Healthy House was built in 1996, completely independent of municipal water, sewer and electricity systems. Here is a look back at it.
The Windsor Park Net Zero House in Edmonton wins 2017 Canadian Green Building Award in Technical category.
Mark Hutchinson, Vice President of Green Building Programs at the CaGBC, speaks about the new Zero Carbon Buildings Initiative
Energy modeling can help you find the weak link in a building envelope and tweak your design before you start building.
How to keep power consumption at a minimum in an off-grid house without affecting quality of life.
If you are thinking about going off-grid with solar panels and a battery backup, there are lots of good reasons to do so and ways to do it more affordably. W...
Post 3 in Craig Anderson's off-grid living blog covers heating systems - what worked, what didn't, and what changes were made.
In this second post in a series on off-grid living, Craig Anderson outlines the energy systems of his house and explains why he chose them.
This is the first in a series of blogs we will post from Craig Anderson about the ups and downs of building an off-grid home.
When you're a long way from the amenities of civilization, employing both active and passive solar strategies can provide security, independence and just goo...
Soon to be riding along with the Natural Resources Canada R-2000 program will be a new pilot project that will recognize builders who achieve net zero energy...