BC Energy Step Code / Guides

BC Energy Step Codes - Builder Design Guide &  Requirements explained
Building codes

The new BC energy step code: builder design guide & requirements explained - Vancouver

...BC Energy Step Codes - A Step in the Right Direction How the BC energy step code works: The BC Building Code puts buildings into two basic categories – Pa...

Blower Door Tests - What's the Cost & Who Does Them?
Air and vapour barriers

What is a blower door test? What's the cost? How do you find a company to do one?

...codes - the new BC Energy Step Code in British Columbia, Canada is one example. A blower door test is often an essential part of a home audit, we don’t know for...

Bike lanes in Vancouver
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Vancouver's goal of becoming the Greenest City by 2020

...BC Energy Step Code , or sustainable building practices in the Ecohome Green Building Guides , at Ecohome, North America's favorite green building website.

Why Building Affordable Eco Homes is Important
Efficient home design

Why building an affordable family home today means choosing to build a Green Home

...step codes in BC Canada are one example of significant efficiency improvements becoming mandatory - but this is happening everywhere across North America. *In...

Passive House design Vancouver
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...code than the national norm, and it is encouraging builders to take it even a step further by removing as many obstacles as they can to make pursuing high perfo...