Building Green / Guides

Timber frame construction
Wood and organic materials

Wood frame construction

...building with wood. To see the choices for the best wood for building a timber frame home see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides

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...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

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

Living green roofs: the secrets to success

...Green Roofs are A Collaborative endeavour: Green roofs are technically complex building systems , requiring collaboration between architects, structural engin...

Shipping Container Homes in a Warm Climate might be a good option
Tiny house

Beautiful shipping container homes - Tiny Houses in warm climates

...green home build Resilient design features for new home construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide or ...

Multi Unit Passive House design Vancouver Island BC
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island, BC

...Green Building Guides - North America's favorite Sustainable & Green Building Resource First published by our print affiliate Ecohouse Magazine. The author,...

Aerial view of BRE Innovation Park Living City Campus
Lifestyle and environment

Seven experimental homes being built at the Living City Campus North of Toronto

...buildings' systems. ASH will now be joined by a small subdivision of experimental houses to further facilitate research into green building products. “Each of t...

How to plan and budget for home renovations and new builds
Concept and design

Important tips for a successful build or renovation

...green building techniques here : How to stay on budget when building a home Finding green building design professionals Top Tips for Building ...

Cambrian Black Granite
Kitchens

Granite counter tops

...Green building guide, North America's trusted resource on green home building

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

The Cosentino ECO is a Kitchen countertop made of recycled plates, bottles and mirrors - video

...green kitchen renovations or sustainable green building techniques in general, visit the EcoHome Sustainable Green Building Guide Pages here .

Bike lanes in Downtown Vancouver
Choosing where to live

Urban living

...building guide will walk you through the steps than can help you minimize your personal emissions as much as possible, whether you are building, buying or renti...