Affordable Green Housing / Guides

Habitat workers raise a wall at the the Red River Ex June 2011
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council announces affordable green housing program

...Affordable Green Housing Program is the Sir Sam Steele project, a group of 32 homes that have been built by Habitat for Humanity Manitoba with the assistance of...

A sustainably built, ultra modern and affordable tiny house
Tiny house

NOMAD Micro Home fuelled by crowd funding, takes green building world by storm.

...housing affordable to the masses. Their indiegogo crowdfunding campaign helped them do exactly that. See another beautiful tiny house here in the EcoHome Gree...

Bike lanes in Downtown Vancouver
Choosing where to live

Urban living

...green lifestyle in the city Green lifestyle in the in the suburbs Moving to the country - rural lifestyle Choosing a home location: Being close to t...

Tiny Houses encouraged Washington State for Affordable Housing WA
Tiny house

Tiny Houses - Washington State promotes tiny homes & Eco-villages for Affordable Housing in WA

...affordable housing option as well as a trending alternative lifestyle choice across North America and Canada as people realize that “quality of life” doesn’t de...

Home construction
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

Hiring professionals or doing it yourself

...Green building design basics , how to stay on budget while building a home , visit the Ecohome green building guide pages at North America's Green building desi...

Students at New Frontiers School Board to build LEED home to be donate
LEED Homes

Quebec carpentry students to build LEED house for Habitat for Humanity

...green features they can think of, all while ensuring this house fits in with its future neighbourhood and that it is affordable to build and operate. Ordinari...

Prefab & Modular Construction is Booming for Sustainable Homes
Planning and Design

Prefab & Modular Construction poised for dramatic growth in 2020

Following on from our predictions for green construction in 2020 , Dodge Data & Analytics just released the findings of a landmark study on prefab and modular ...

Lifestyle and environment

Resources and getting started

...affordable way to break into the housing market. You can increase the value of your home while at the same time reducing its operating costs. Be sure to have ...

Choosing where to live

What makes a home livable to you?

...housing stock diminishes and housing prices continue to rise to record-breaking heights. We now live in increasingly smaller and more diverse housing types such...

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home is affordably Close
Planning and Design

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home gets affordably Close

...affordable prefab eco home, which takes a significant step in the right direction towards true Zero-Carbon housing including both embodied carbon for building m...

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...Green Building Council: CaGBC registration and certification fees waived for registered charity project proponents LEED® Canada for Homes Affordable Housing Pro...