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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...

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...

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...

The high performance almost ZNE Warburg house by bioi - built for under $100,00
Efficient home design

A High Performance Home on a Shoe String Budget (Almost ZNE!)

...architectural concept for the new home was simple: open, flexible, efficient (almost Zero Net Energy), and for an economical budget. The first problem the arc...

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...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

The Passive-Aggressive House - Our History of a Passivhaus Build

...architect had just been certified as a Passive House designer. Aesthetics and energy-efficiency could reconcile their creative tensions in-house. These architec...

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...

Resilient home construction - Kenogami House of the Year
Efficient home design

"The Most Resilient House in North America"

...Architectural College—though it wasn’t clear to me why he was taking the course and not teaching it! Alain is a home builder who has been constructing LEED-cert...

LEED Platinum Prefab Home Kits
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Pre-fab Homes

...Architect designed prefabricated Passive House & LEED ready Kit Homes available in Quebec, Ontario, New York, Vermont, Maine or New Hampshire see here ...

LEED Platinum prefabricated home Kit
LEED Homes

LEED® Platinum prefab kit home has superior air quality and performance

...Architect designed prefabricated Passive House & LEED ready Kit Homes available in Quebec, Ontario, New York, Vermont, Maine or New Hampshire see here from the ...

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