Architect / Guides

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...Architects & Kit home manufacturers, have launched a series of stylish & affordable prefabricated sustainable green kit homes that are able to meet Passive Hous...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...Architects & Kit home manufacturers, have launched a series of Canadian Manufactured stylish & affordable, prefabricated sustainable green kit homes that are ab...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

Efficient home design, or how to design a home to use less energy

...architect: An architect will provide you with full professional services, meaning: design, contract bidding, taking care of all contract documents and getting...

Lockeport Beach House
Real estate

Lockeport Beach House wins Canadian Green Building award

...Architect Nova Tayona Architects Mechanical Engineer Greg Ewert Structural Engineer Andrea Doncaster General Contractor Deborah Spartinelli, Trunnells and...

Home construction
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

Hiring professionals or doing it yourself

...architect: We discussed previously the idea of choosing an architect that specializes in high-performance Eco-firendly home design and can co-ordinate the wor...

Beautiful LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario.
LEED Homes

A beautiful lakeside LEED Platinum home

As described by the architects: Designed for a client with environmental sensitivities, +HOUSE is a manifestation of a sustainable and healthy approach to bu...

Choosing where to live

What makes a home livable to you?

...architect at the Vancouver office of Perkins+Will. The way we live is changing. As both an architect and a resident of Vancouver, I am regularly confronted wi...

Skygarden House home renovation in Toronto, Canadian Green Building winner
Real estate

This beautiful Renovation in Toronto is a Canadian Green Building Award Winner

...Architect: Dubbeldam Architecture + Design General contractor: Vaughan Construction Management Structural engineer: Blackwell Photography: Shai Gil Th...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...architect with William Dewson Architects, www.dewson.com. Farnham Avenue House is a single-family detached residential infill project. Some of the eco...

Building Green Homes on a Budget is Possible - Our top tips
Planning and Design

Top tips for planning and building a green home on a budget

...Architect or home designer When planning to build a new green home, especially if it's going to be LEED, Passive House or ZNE certified , you're going to need...

Commercial Living green roof on the Helen Schuler Nature centre
Roof coverings

Living green roofs: the secrets to success

...Architect O2 Planning + Design Architect Group 2 Architects Structural Engineer BEI Engineering Mechanical Engineer AME Group Electrical Engineer Robert...